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28 November, 2018

Draft Bill on Digital Services Tax

Although it is not clear if it will be finally approved due to the lack of sufficient parliamentary support, Draft Bill on Digital Services Tax was released last month. Known as “the Google tax”, it is an indirect levy (in the words of the draft, compatible with VAT), which aims to tackle the problems of digital business […]

27 November, 2018

Araoz & Rueda advises Consolis on the acquisition of the Spanish company Tecnyconta

Araoz & Rueda, with a team led by partner Pedro Rueda and associate Guillermo Bueno, has advised Consolis Group, leading precast concrete solution provider in Europe, on the acquisition of Prefabricados Tecnyconta, SL, a precast concrete manufacturer based in Zaragoza. Through this acquisition, Consolis intends to build up its presence in the Spanish precast concrete […]

26 November, 2018

‘Best Lawyers 2019’ highlights all Araoz & Rueda partners among the best in Spain

The prestigious international directory Best Lawyers has just announced its 2019 edition, featuring all partners of Araoz & Rueda among the best lawyers in Spain. The professionals who have achieved this important recognition in different categories are: Alejandro Fernández de Araoz (Corporate/M&A), Pedro Rueda (Corporate/M&A and Private Equity), Rafael Bazán (Banking/ Finance and Corporate/M&A), Eduardo […]

20 November, 2018

Araoz & Rueda advises Dermapharm on the acquisition of the Spanish company Euromed

Araoz & Rueda, with a team led by partner Alejandro Fernández de Araoz and associate Vicente Paramio, has advised the German pharmaceutical company Dermapharm, listed on the German Stock Exchange, on the acquisition of Euromed Botanicals, a Barcelona-based company specializing in the manufacture of herbal extracts and natural active substances. The transaction is part of […]

16 November, 2018

Banks liable for the Stamp Duty on mortgage loans

Up to a little less than a month ago, borrowers were the taxpayer of the Stamp Duty on mortgage loans. However, on October 16, 2018, the Supreme Court unexpectedly changed its criterion stating that said tax had to be paid by the lenders. Up to a little less than a month ago, borrowers were the […]