Case notes

Trade customs are questioned in Spain.

Recent judgments have showed a profound mismatch between the judges´minset and the custom of the trade in Spain. Many fear that these precedents may open the floodgates to defaulters every time the market turns.

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Transport Law Developments in Spain.

Commodity disputes involve a wide range of interests belonging to traders, bankers and transport providers, and originate on sale and purchase contracts, letters of credit or contracts for the carriage of goods by sea. The breach of quality specifications, the failure to load the goods and the non-payment of their price are common settings in

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Ship Arrests in Spain.

Arresting a ship in Spain? This article goes to the nitty-gritty by providing an insight to cases where a ship can be arrested in Spain and the remedies available to the parties involved.

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Chambers & Partners, in 2013/2014, rates our Dispute Resolution team in Band 5 for Spain. It says: This young firm is gaining ground on both the domestic and international scenes, aided by its offices as far afield as the UK and UAE. The dispute resolution team excels in arbitration and focuses on clients in the

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Trade Law Review ‘09

On September 9, 2009, the Financial Times reported economic data for July that showed UK exports rose at their fastest since January 2008, keeping the overall trade gap on a narrowing trend. Open trade policies and direct investments may contribute to weather the downturn.

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La “nueva” responsabilidad de los Administradores.

Los administradores no pueden limitarse a eliminar la sociedad sin más, ya que deben liquidarla en cualquiera de las formas prevenidas legalmente, y que están precisamente orientadas para salvaguardar los intereses de terceros en el patrimonio social.

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Beware domino effect of Spain’s single-hull clamp

Madrid reaction to Prestige will cause contracts chaos. New clauses will need to be drafted in the future to take the Spanish ban into consideration and, as happens where the parties are caught by an unforeseen change in the law, judges and arbitrators will decide who is right and who is wrong as far as

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