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REAL ESTATE SALE: Can the seller pass on the property tax (IBI) to the buyer?

On 15th of June 2016 the following basic decision was made by the Supreme Court (Tribunal Supremo, Sala de lo Civil): The seller can pass on the property tax to the buyer from the date of delivery of the property.
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Spanish Inheritance: Tax paid by Non - Residents

The non-residents of an autonomous Spanish region, who received an inheritance which is arranged there, will be compensated for disadvantage in the future.
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International divorces: new rules on whose courts settle property disputes

New rules for deciding which country’s courts should settle property disputes in divorce or death cases involving international couples or registered partnerships were approved by MEPs on Thursday, the 23rd.June. These rules should end parallel proceedings – costing around €1.1bn annually – in various member states whose courts have to settle such property disputes. They will apply in 18 EU countries which were willing to join this “enhanced cooperation” initiative.
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The magazine Economía Hispana-Alemana Nr. 2/2016 publishes an article on the law firm AR ADVOCATS from Barcelona - AR ABOGADOS,

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Important news about collection proceedings after the reform of the Law 1/2000 of Civil Procedure (LEC): Law 42/2015, 15th October.

The Law 42/2015 reformed some outstanding aspects of the Law 1/2000 of Civil Procedure (LEC). The current law entered into force at 6th of October, one day after it was published in the Offical State Gazette (BOE).
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Data protection reform - Parliament approves new rules fit for the digital era

New EU data protection rules which aim to give citizens back control of their personal data and create a high, uniform level of data protection across the EU fit for the digital era was given their final approval by MEPs on Thursday, 14th April. The reform also sets minimum standards on use of data for policing and judicial purposes.
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Matrimonial property Law in Germany – a brief overview

Book 4 Section 1 Title 6 of the German Civil Code (BGB) deals with matrimonial property law.
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European Commission proposes public tax transparency rules for multinationals

The Commission is today leading the way towards greater corporate tax transparency by introducing public reporting requirements for the largest companies operating in the EU.
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EU Justice Scoreboard 2016: learning from each other to improve the effectiveness of national justice systems

The European Commission publishes the 2016 EU Justice Scoreboard which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in the EU Member States. The aim of the Scoreboard is to assist national authorities in their efforts to improve their justice systems, by providing this comparative data.
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Property effects of marriage and registered partnership

The European Commission adopted on 02/03/2016 proposals to clarify the property rights for international married couples or registered partnerships.
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Directive (EU) 2015/2366 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015

on payment services in the internal market, amending Directives 2002/65/EC, 2009/110/EC and 2013/36/EU and Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010, and repealing Directive 2007/64/EC (Text with EEA relevance).
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