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The six steps for opening a company in Spain (+ Infographic)

Although the process varies according to the activity being carried out, it is possible to identify six essential steps for the opening of a limited liability company in Spain ("Sociedad Limitada"): Application for the company’s corporate name Drafting the company's articles of associationSigning the deed of company formation before a Spanish notaryRegistration of the deed of company formation in the Companies…
How to open branch in Spain

Set up a branch office in Spain to secure company growth

Thinking to open a Branch, Representative, or Subsidiary office? One of the first things that investors should ask themselves when extending their business to another country is under which kind of legal structure their companies are going to be set up. In Spain, there are several of them and at Lexidy, we are experts on assessing our clients on which…
E-COMMERCE CHALLENGES IN SPAIN IN 2021: FACING NEW ONLINE PAYMENT LAW (THE PSD2 REGULATION)

E-Commerce challenges in Spain in 2021: Facing new online payment regulation (PSD2)

Table of contentsWhat is PSD2 payment regulation? Which is the current status of PSD2 use in Spain?Strong customer authentication (SCA) and Application exemptions3D SECURE PROTOCOL 2.0Security in the Online Payments vs Sales Conversion RatesAllocation of Liability between the Payment Service Providers for unauthorized paymentsFuture challenges ICON_PLACEHOLDEREstimated reading time: 9 minutes Industry 4.0 has spread worldwide as the new technological revolution…
RTICLES OF ASSOCIATION AND SHAREHOLDERS’ AGREEMENTS – DIFFERENCES, COMPATIBILITY AND APPROPRIATENESS AS CORPORATE GOVERNANCE TOOLS:

Shareholders’ Agreement Vs. Articles Of Association – Differences, Compatibility, And Appropriateness

When establishing a corporation, one of the main constitutional documents required by Spanish law is the company’s Articles of Association (Corporate Bylaws), specifying the regulations for a company’s operations and defining the company’s purpose. In addition to the Articles of Association, the company’s shareholders may also choose to enter into a Shareholders’ Agreement stipulating shareholders’ rights and obligations. Against this background,…
BUSINESS RELOCATION: MOVE YOUR UK OR US COMPANY TO SPAIN

Business Relocation: Move your UK or US company to Spain

Table of contents Relocation of companies outside the EU.Transfer of EU-based companies.Requirements and steps to be followed.How to relocate your company to Spain? Business relocation to Spain has been gaining popularity recently. In light of the uncertain situation related to Brexit and US elections, some of our British and American clients have inquired about the possibility of relocation of their…
Start your business in Spain 2020: FAQs you have to know

Start your business in Spain 2020: FAQs you should know.

You might wonder how to open your own company but it seems that the topic is extremely broad and spread out across the internet. For this purpose, our corporate experts gave answers to the most popular question about starting a business in Spain. By knowing the tricks, the whole process turns to be a piece of cake. Questions: How long…
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Setting up a Company Online in Spain

What You Need To Know To Set Up An E-Commerce Business In Spain

What is needed to set up an E-Commerce business in Spain? With the development of new technologies and the digital era, the way people do business has changed significantly. Many businesses are now 100% online. Having an online business can be a very appealing option nowadays.  If you are planning to set up an e-commerce business in Spain, there are…

4 Reasons Why You Need Corporate Lawyers to Set Up A Company

Barcelona Property Market 2018

BARCELONA PROPERTY – BACK IN DEMAND IN 2018

Investors are recovering their optimism for buying property in Barcelona, with demand back on the rise. The recent political upheaval in Catalonia, which exploded in October and received global coverage, has led to some negative reporting for the region’s economy. Thousands of companies have relocated their headquarters from Catalonia to the rest of Spain and, as you’d expect, investor confidence…