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Special report: Portugal – Less pain, more gain

9-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Early repayment of its bailout and solid M&A interest from foreign investors have brought optimism to Portugal’s lawyers.

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The Lawyer Briefings Live: Latin America – The new, new world

7-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Brazil may be hogging the limelight right now, but its neighbours should not be ignored. The rest of Latin America deserves investors’ attention too

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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

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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 

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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

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Cuatrecasas appoints litigation head Jorge Badía as firmwide managing partner

27-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira has appointed litigation and arbitration head Jorge Badía as its new managing partner, the firm announced today. 

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A&O, HSF and Linklaters advise on TSB £1.7bn takeover by Spain’s Banco Sabadell

20-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Allen & Overy (A&O), Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) were drafted in to advise on the £1.7bn sale of TSB, Britain’s seventh-biggest bank, to Spanish bank Banco Sabadell, which was accepted this morning (20 March 2015).

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Cuatrecasas sees revenue rise 3 per cent to break through €250m

4-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Iberian firm Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira has reported a 3 per cent rise in turnover for the 2014 financial year, with revenues increasing from €248m to €255.4m (£185.5m).

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Spanish insolvency law reform: the effect on investors in distressed debt download subscription

Dentons 24-Mar-2015

With its comprehensive review the Spanish legislator seeks to achieve three goals.

Dominant elements of trademarks – even the General Court must show its working download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 24-Mar-2015

The CJEU has handed down its decision on an appeal brought by MEGA Brands International regarding the refusal of its application for the Community trademark MAGNEXT.

Appeal Court to hear family law dispute download subscription

B P Collins 23-Mar-2015

An estranged father has won his battle to have his case heard in the Court of Appeal.  

Amendments to the common regulations to the Madrid system for the international registration of marks download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 20-Mar-2015

Since the entry into force of the amendments, the International Bureau at the request of applicants continues to consider applications for the international protection of trademarks filed with irregularities 

New greenfield project: Madrid’s City of Justice download subscription

Dentons 20-Mar-2015

The project foresees the construction of a new town district in the outskirts of Madrid where all the courts of justice of the capital will be gathered.

Global employment briefing: Spain, January 2015 download subscription

Eversheds 11-Feb-2015

Spain has some of the strictest data protection laws in Europe.

Vox tax – global protections for tax advice download

Dentons 19-Dec-2014

Governments’ efforts to curb what they perceive to be aggressive international tax planning is leading many multinational companies to question their tax advice.

Global Insight — Spanish insolvency laws; retention of title in the UK; portfolio transactions; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Dec-2014

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

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