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Lusophone Africa: Sweet talk

31-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Despite restrictions on foreign lawyers setting up shop in Mozambique, the region’s historical and linguistic links with Portugal offer a host of international benefits

Spain

Spain: Ghost villa busters

24-Mar-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Forget the ‘pain in Spain’ and those deserted villa newsfeeds, say Spanish lawyers – reforms are paying off and investors are showing their faces again 

Portugal

Portugal: First rays of the new rising sun

10-Mar-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

A more confident economy is raising expectations among Portugal’s lawyers, who had turned their gaze overseas

London

European firms in London: City of dreams

4-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important

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Portugal: Signs of hope

4-Nov-2013 | By Burhan Khadbai

Privatisations and real estate offer optimism, as Portugal sets off on the long, hard road to recovery

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Locked up

Is Bonelli's lock-in a solution to the European succession planning question?

17-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Partner lock-ins normally come at a time of turmoil or change for a firm – following a merger, or to stem a slew of partner departures.

London

Cuatrecasas joins European allies in Gide London offices

15-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Iberian firm Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira has moved into empty London office space rented by French ally Gide Loyrette Nouel, as the development of the firms’ non-exclusive alliance progresses.

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Vieira de Almeida finds new Mozambican ally

26-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Portuguese firm Vieira de Almeida (VdA) has forged a new alliance in Mozambique, teaming up with local firm SCAN – Advogados e Consultores.

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Iberian Peninsula Briefings

Global Insight: news, views and analysis from DLA Piper’s global restructuring group download subscription

DLA Piper 14-Apr-2014

Global Insight is a digital publication bringing you news, views and analysis from DLA Piper’s global restructuring group.

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence — anti-money laundering rules for online gambling; terms for new C4 licence; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 11-Apr-2014

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence is the global monthly publication from DLA Piper’s sports, media and entertainment group.

Comparing countries — more on spousal maintenance download subscription

Withers 10-Apr-2014

In a two-part analysis, Withers compared how different jurisdictions dealt with spousal maintenance.

Antitrust Matters — April 2014: state aid; cartel facilitators; Belgium’s Competition Authority; exercising patent rights; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 4-Apr-2014

DLA Piper has released the second issue of its global competition and antitrust law newsletter Antitrust Matters.

Royal Decree-Law 4/2014, of 7 March 2014, on urgent matters in relation to refinancing agreements and debt restructuring download subscription

Hogan Lovells 28-Mar-2014

The Spanish Council of Ministers has passed the Royal Decree-Law 4/2014 on urgent matters in relation to refinancing agreements and debt restructuring.

Spain amends tax treatment of debt restructuring download subscription

DLA Piper 26-Mar-2014

Starting 1 January 2014, the tax treatment of debt restructuring modifies both Spain’s Corporate Income Tax Law and its stamp-duty regulations.

Brands Update — March 2014: the Board of Appeal likes Parobook’s status download subscription

Taylor Wessing 21-Mar-2014

Facebook has had mixed fortunes in its opposition to a CTM that it perceived to be similar to its own name.

European Employment Law Update — women on boards: Spain download subscription

Hogan Lovells 13-Mar-2014

Equality between men and women was firmly addressed in Spain by a 2007 act on the effective equality between men and women.

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