New measures to support business solvency: key aspects of RD 5/2021

Following the declaration by the Spanish Government of the state of alarm on 14 March 2020, a series of economic and social measures were adopted to tackle the health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, through the adoption of several Royal Decree-Laws. Some of these are listed below: (i) Royal Decree-Law 8/2020, of 17 March, […]

Our partners Pedro Rueda and Israel de Diego, in Leaders League: “M&A prospects for next year are good”

Following the slowdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, M&A activity is moving towards a ‘new normal’ where the market will rebound, say Araoz & Rueda partners Pedro Rueda and Israel de Diego. LEADERS LEAGUE. How has COVID-19 affected the M&A market? Pedro Rueda. We are witnessing an unprecedented crisis, and the final effects are still […]

Araoz & Rueda appoints Clara Mañoso and Guillermo Bueno as new partners of the firm

Araoz & Rueda has appointed Clara Mañoso (Labour) and Guillermo Bueno (Corporate/M&A) as new partners of the firm. These appointments are part of the firm’s commitment to retaining the best talent and boosting the internal career plan. J.D. and degree in Economics from the Universidad CEU San Pablo, prior to joining Araoz & Rueda in […]

New Spanish remuneration framework for renewable

Renewable has been the star sector in the Spanish energy market during the last years. The country weather conditions, the existence of a relevant experienced industry, the availability of financing, the support of the public administration and the recent policies have resulted in a very successful cocktail, permitting a significant development of renewable technologies making […]

Modifications in bankruptcy regulations introduced by Law 3/2020

Following the declaration of the state of alarm on 14 March 2020, a series of economic and social measures were adopted to tackle the health crisis resulting from the COVID through the adoption of various royal decrees-laws, which reached several areas, including bankruptcy. In this context, Royal Decree Law 16/2020, of 28 April, on procedural […]

The next day leases

One of the main mysteries of the time after the pandemic (of that long next day which is just starting) is how the business and commercial activity will be resumed. Will the life of offices, premises and buildings be the same as before? And if the likely answer is no, what the leases regulating those […]

Who are the great promises of business law?

Our lawyers Clara Mañoso (Labour) and Guillermo Bueno (Corporate) have been included today in the report on “Who are the great promises of business law” by Expansión Jurídico. The report, based on the results of the recently published rankings of the leading legal directory Chambers & Partners, highlight those associates entering the rankings and considered […]

Coexistence of the measures concerning bankruptcy derived from the health crisis of the COVID-19 and the Restated Bankruptcy Law

Since the declaration of the state of alarm on 14 March, a series of economic and social measures have been adopted to tackle the health crisis resulting from the COVID-19, which reach several areas, including bankruptcy. In addition, the government have finally completed the task pending since 2015 of producing the restatement of Insolvency Law […]

Tax risk on investments in Spain

The structure Private Equity funds and houses (and other investors) which come from out of the EU traditionally incorporate a subsidiary in EU Member State in order to be eligible for some exemptions for repatriation of dividends and payment of interest and royalties (from other subsidiaries resident in a EU jurisdiction).  These tax exemptions are […]

The Legal 500 2020 highlights Araoz & Rueda in seven areas of practice

The prestigious international legal directory The Legal 500 recognizes Araoz & Rueda as a leading firm in Europe in 2020. The Legal 500 has included Araoz & Rueda as a recommended firm in the following areas of practice: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Real Estate and Construction, Projects and Energy and Tax. The […]