More and New Ways to Obtain The Spanish Citizenship

Listen up ! there are more and new ways to obtain the Spanish citizenship. The new Coalition Government has announced its intention to widen the range of options to obtain Spanish citizenship. Specifically, for the children and grandchildren of former Spanish citizens. These descendants will be able to obtain Spanish citizenship at any moment they want; moreover, their Spanish ascendants…

Consequences of the Spanish Shock Plan and the Oath of Nationality

What are the results and consequences on the Spanish Shock Plan? One of the innovative measures promoted by the Ministry of Justice this year was the famous “Plan de Choque” (Spanish Shock Plan). The objective of this Plan was to unblock and speed up the resolution of the more than 300,000 unresolved cases of Spanish nationality, by hiring more than…

Smart Contracts in Spain: Concept & Legal Implications

What is a Smart Contracts in Spain? and what legal implications should you be aware of? With new technologies increasingly evolving and gaining ever more importance in modern society, the so-called smart contract - a by-product of the blockchain revolution -  is said to have the potential of radically transforming our social and economic structures. However, although potentially offering many…

Application For A Residence And Work Permit For Holders Of A Residence Card For Family Members Of EU Citizens

Have you separated or divorced your partner after having resided in Spain for at least one year with a Residence Card for Family Members? you are not alone! Apply for the Residence and Work Permit for Spain! This residence permit will allow you to reside and work in Spain as you have been doing until now but without having to…

Post Holiday Spain Return Authorisation Permit

Have you recently applied for your Foreigner Identity Card and you want to leave Spain for Holidays? In this case you could be able to obtain the Return Authorisation. This authorisation will allow you to travel abroad and be able to re-enter to Spain, even if you have not yet obtained your physical Foreigner Identity Card. If you have already…

GDPR and Whistleblower Law In Spain

When it comes to GDPR compliance, the Council of the European Union is determined to implement a Directive against public and private corruption based. First, it obliges companies, administrations and public entities to implement internal procedures for the reception and study of reports of irregularities.  WHISTLEBLOWERS   Whistle-blowers are people speaking up when they encounter, in the context of their work,…

Obtain An Internship Residence Permit For Spain

Spain has a internship residence permit for students! Our english speaking lawyers share their knowledge on the matter. Are you finishing your higher education degree? or have you finished it in the past two years and an institution is willing to hire you as an intern? Apply for the Internship Residence Permit for Spain! This residence permit will allow you…

Special Plan for Spanish Citizenship Applications Resolution Ended

This 30th of November the Special Plan for Spanish Citizenship Applications Resolution ended (better known as the shock plan). It consisted of the deployment of additional means by the Spanish Administration, in order to resolve the abundant applications for Spanish Citizenship still pending resolution.  Affected Applications  for Special Plan for Spanish Citizenship Applications In general, only the “assessable” applications have…

Acquire Spanish Citizenship For Sephardic Jews

Did you know that Sephardic Jews with Spanish origin could directly apply for Spanish citizenship? However, since October 1st 2019 Sephardic Jews are subject to the general procedure of nationality by residence, meaning that they must have resided in Spain for at least two years to ask for the citizenship. In the following summary you can find the major steps…

Setting up a Company Online in Spain

Setting up a company online in Spain and the EU will be possible from 2021! The European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019, has amended the directive decree in regards the utilization of digital instruments and processes in the field of company law. What is the purpose of this amend? The purpose of this new directive is…