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Promoting the Deployment of Ultra-Fast Broadband Networks in the EU

By Jose´ Vida Fernandez, Gallego, Martos & Quadra-Salcedo, Spain; E-mail: jose.vida@gmqabogados.com High among the priorities set by the European Unionfor this decade is the extension of ultra-fast communications networks, and to this end significant support has been given both to public and, above all, to private initiatives in this area, resulting …Read More

MADRID CULTURAL AGENDA

From among the wide range of cultural events on offer in Madrid, below we highlight a few exhibitions and performances that we consider to be of interest: MUSEO DEL PRADO “GEORGES DE LA TOUR” From 23 February to 12 June 2016, the Museo del Prado will be hosting an exceptional …Read More

GMQ ABOGADOS LISTED IN IFLR1000

Our firm has been listed in the prestigious international guide of law firms IFLR1000 as a Spanish international law firm specialising in M&A transactions, restructuring and insolvency, and complex and strategic dispute resolution. IFLR1000

QUANTUM CAPITAL PARTNERS CLOSES PURCHASE OF STORA ENSO ON ADVICE FROM GMQ ABOGADOS

GMQ Abogados has closed yet another complex acquisition transaction, advising the German equity fund Quantum Capital Partners. The German investment company has once again trusted in the expertise of our firm for the acquisition of Stora Enso Barcelona. The firm, through the partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions, Rodrigo Martos, …Read More

REGISTRY DOCTRINE ON ARTICLE 160 F) OF THE LAW ON CORPORATIONS: ACQUISITION, DISPOSAL AND TRANSFER OF CRITICAL ASSETS TO OTHER COMPANIES

Article 160 f) of the Corporations Act (Ley de Sociedades de Capital –LSC), introduced by Law 31/2014, of 3 December, amending the Law on Corporations for the enhancement of corporate governance, expressly gives the general meetings of corporations exclusive power to deliberate on and approve the acquisition, disposal and transfer …Read More

PROMOTING THE DEPLOYMENT OF ULTRA-FAST BROADBAND TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS: NEW POSSIBILITIES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

High among the priorities set by the European Union for this decade is the extension of ultra-fast communications networks, and to this end significant support has been given both to public and, above all, to private initiatives in this area, resulting in a dramatic increase in the economic activity being …Read More

THE JUNCKER COMMISSION’S INVESTMENT PLAN: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND INVESTORS

One year after taking office, the new European Commission, chaired by Jean-Claude Juncker, has launched some of the most significant initiatives of its political program. Notable among the priorities established by the Juncker Commission are, firstly, Employment, Growth and Investment, which has been consolidated with the implementation of an ambitious …Read More

PLEDGES OF FUTURE RECEIVABLES IN INSOLVENCY

The 5th Final Provision of Law 40/2015, of 1 October, on the Regulation of the Public Sector (Ley 40/2015, de 1 de octubre, de Régimen Jurídico del Sector Público –“LRJSP”), published in the Official State Gazette on 2 October 2015, amends several precepts of the Insolvency Law (“LC”), including Article …Read More

SECOND-CHANCE MECHANISM AND INSOLVENCY ADMINISTRATION REGULATIONS

Law 25/2015, of 28 July, on the second-chance mechanism, financial burden reduction and other social support measures, ratifies and confirms the content of Royal Decree-Law 1/2015, of 27 February, amending the Insolvency Act (Ley Concursal –“LC”), among other laws. However, the Law includes certain changes to the text of the …Read More

THE NEW LAW ON AUDITS OF ACCOUNTS

Law 22/2015, of 20 July, on Audits of Accounts (Ley 22/2015, de 20 de julio, de Auditoría de Cuentas –“LAC”) adapts Spanish law to the changes introduced by EU Directive 2014/56, amending Directive 2006/43/EC on statutory audits of annual accounts and consolidated accounts, as well as the provisions of EU …Read More

COMMERCIAL CASES IN THE LAW ON VOLUNTARY JURISDICTION

Law 15/2015, of 2 July, on Voluntary Jurisdiction (Ley 15/2015, de 2 de julio, de la Jurisdicción Voluntaria –“LJV”), finally fulfils the mandate issued more than fifteen years earlier in the Law 1/2000, of 7 January, on Civil Procedure –Ley 1/2000, de 7 de enero, de Enjuiciamiento Civil –LEC), pursuant …Read More

THE LEGAL PROHIBITION OF COMPETITION OF THE DIRECTORS OF COMPETING COMPANIES BELONGING TO THE SAME GROUP OF COMPANIES

One of the prohibitions imposed on the administrators of capital companies by our company regulations, included within their duties and obligations is the so-called prohibition of competition, which is established under art. 230 of our Capital Companies Act (Ley de Sociedades de Capital – LSC), which reads: “Article 230 Prohibition …Read More

GALLEGO, MARTOS Y QUADRA-SALCEDO (GMQ) ASESORA AL FONDO ALEMÁN AURELIUS AG EN LA COMPRA DE LA UNIDAD DE TECNOLOGÍAS DE LA INFORMACIÓN A TELVENT GLOBAL SERVICES.

Gallego, Martos y Quadra-Salcedo (GMQ) asesora al fondo alemán Aurelius AG en la compra de la unidad de tecnologías de la información a Telvent Global Services. Es la cuarta adquisición de este tipo que realiza Aurelius en los últimos tres años. La experiencia de GMQ ha sido necesaria para llevar …Read More