Spain: Proposed new measures for company start-up will help off-set impact of Brexit and Covid-19 to cross-border business

The Spanish government has drafted proposals aimed at bringing in a number of resourceful changes to opening a business in Spain which will reduce both the financial and administrative responsibilities when setting up a new business.

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Hear key insights around client service by listening to Meritas President Sona Pancholy’s latest interview with Gulam Zade, former General Counsel and now CEO of LogicForce. Gulam has worked with a number of Meritas firms, and shared his perspective on what mid-market general counsel are looking for from their outside counsel.

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