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BUYING A PROPERTY IN SPAIN. First Part.
WHY BUY IN SPAIN? The laid-back culture and focus on living the good life, as well as the famous festivals, diverse landscapes and impressive historical architecture, makes Spain a top…
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ELECTION UNCERTAINTY
With less than one week to go until the UK General Election, polls have gone from a convincing win for the Conservatives to there could be a hung parliament. I…
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The Bank of England Stays Cautious
On Thursday 11th May 2017 the Bank of England kept interest rates on hold, with a continued seven to one majority, which disappointed some market participants who had hoped for…
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SUCCESSIONS AND THE RIGHT OF USUFRUCT.
First, we must know that the right of usufruct is a right that can be for life (that is, while you live), or temporary (for a certain time) and that…
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BREXIT IS LOOMING
We are now into the month when Theresa May says she will invoke Article 50 and start Brexit negotiations. Even with a House of Lords amendment, Theresa May should have…
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“Floor clauses” (cláusulas suelo) contravened European law and was unfair to customers.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on December 2016 ruled that a Spanish Supreme Court decision capping lenders’ liability for so-called “floor clauses” (cláusulas suelo) contravened European law and was…
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