Friday, 3 July, 2020

Spanish Government approves extension of ERTEs until 30 September 2020

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The Spanish Government approved last Friday, June 26, the Royal Decree-Law 24/2020 extending the  temporary layoff procedures “ERTE”. After a long and difficult negotiation with social and economic parties, the Government finally agreed to extend the validity of ERTEs of force majeure until September 30, without any exclusion concerning the activity or industrial sector of […]

Friday, 3 July, 2020

Mexico: Supreme court (SCJN) minister grants suspension against The “NAHLE Decree” on renewable energies due to the constitutional controversy proceeding initiated by The Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE).


I. Background On May 15, 2020, the Ministry of Energy (SENER) published on the Federal Official Gazette (DOF) a Decree issuing the Reliability, Safety, Continuity and Quality Policy of the National Electric System (the Decree). The Decree modifies the rules in order for new renewable energy generating plants to be connected to the National Electric […]

Thursday, 2 July, 2020

Mexico: Investment Arbitration and the USMCA


In view that the USMCA becomes effective as of today, it is appropiate  to analyze the mechanism established therein for Investor-State dispute settlement, known as Investment Arbitration, and its differences with respect to the provisions of the NAFTA.  To this end, this article will review the historical background, the provisions contained in the NAFTA and […]

Sponsorship agreements in the Sports Wednesday, 1 July, 2020

Sponsorship agreements in the Sports industry in Spain and United States beyond Covid-19: Legal challenges


This article was published by Spain-US Chamber of Commerce.  Regardless of the country, the sport or the magnitude of the competition (domestic or international), the last three months have seen a continuous trickle of temporary postponements or complete cancellations of leagues, competitions and other events. Without doubt, the impact of the Covid-19 in the sports […]

Friday, 26 June, 2020 July 28th Online

Webinar: Practical lessons learned 2 years after the entry in force of the European General Regulation on data protection


Spain-US Chamber of Commerce organizes the webinar “Practical lessons learned 2 years after the entry in force of the European General Regulation on data protection” next July 28th at t 11:00 a.m. Carlos Pérez and Ricardo Oliveras, partners at ECIJA law firm, one of the EU leader law firms in the field of Information Technologies […]