Author Archives: Manubens

Compensation for damages resulting from the measures adopted by the Spanish Government to deal with the COVID-19 crisis? Key points to make your claim viable.

There is no doubt that the measures taken by the Spanish Government to manage the health crisis caused by COVID-19 have involved serious economic losses to many companies. Just think of all those companies that have been prevented from opening to the public during the state of alarm. Such is the case of retailers (except […]

Unlocking BPA Equities to Credit Suisse

The equity securities deposited by the Banca Privada de Andorra (BPA) in the Credit Suisse entity, which were blocked due to the intervention of the entity in 2015, may be repatriated to the Principality shortly. This is the conclusion reached by the Helvetic Federal Court, the last Swiss judicial instance, which, by means of a […]

MANUBENS will once again be hosting a Breakfast event during Mapic2018 at Hotel Majestic.

This gathering will bring together experts from all sectors of the retail market from major retailers, investors and developers. It is a great opportunity for everyone to come and share their challenges and obtain tailored solutions to their needs. Also present at the event will be our Pragma partners from the USA (Goulston & Storrs), […]

Manubens at Mapic 2018

For the 6th consecutive year, Manubens Lawyers once again will be attending MAPIC in Cannes, France ‚Äď the leading International Retail Property Market Exhibition. This has enabled us to develop strong relationships with retail clients, retail investors and developers from across the world. These relationships have allowed us to know the latest challenges companies are […]

Is It Lawful to Sell a Product Below Its Cost?

Selling below cost could be defined as a commercial practice whereby a company sells products at a price below the production cost so that the sale would make the company lose money. A priori, a company would have no interest in losing money with a sale, however, this practice can be used for commercial or economies […]

After mortgage floor clauses and mortgage expenses … now comes the increase in the value of urban land

As we all know, the constitutionality of the Tax on the Increase of the Value of Urban Land has been called into question by using different arguments for several years now. The essential reason on which the discrepancy is based is that as a result of the rules that regulate it, the transfers of real […]

News about the legal regulations on business hours in Catalonia

On January 20, a new Constitutional Court Judgment (CCJ) on the legal regulations on business hours was published in the State Official Gazette. This judgment is one more of the numerous pronouncements passed by the Court on this matter since 2012, when the Government amended the basic state law to introduce greater liberalization in business […]