Virginie Molinier

About Virginie Molinier

Virginie Molinier, abogada socia en M&B Abogados, el bufete de derecho de los negocios que establece vinculos entre Francia y España

Spain – Towards the Definitive Abolition of the Golden Visa for Real Estate?

By |2024-05-23T08:26:43+01:0023 May 2024|

Since 27 September 2013, Spain has allowed foreign investors (and therefore, in practice, non-EU citizens) to obtain a residence visa, commonly known as a "Golden Visa", if they meet certain conditions. This Golden Visa also allows free travel within the Schengen Area and access to the Spanish education and public health systems. The conditions for [...]

Entry into force in Catalonia of urgent measures to support economic activity in rented commercial premises

By |2020-10-22T18:51:48+01:0022 October 2020|

Today, on the same day of its publication, a Decree-Law approved by the Catalan Government on the 20th of October (hereinafter, the "Decree") comes into force with the aim of promoting negotiations between owners and tenants of commercial and industrial premises regarding the reduction of rentals during the periods of suspension or restriction of activity [...]

Limitation to the Increase of Rent in Rented Housing in Catalonia

By |2020-10-09T11:25:43+01:007 October 2020|Tags: , |

On 9th September 2020, the Catalan Parliament passed a law that restricts the increase of rents of permanent dwelling in some areas of Catalonia. The law was enacted despite the fact that the Parliament's Advisory Council ruled last August that the regulation of rent income is not among the powers of the Catalan Parliament -because [...]

The constitutional principle of freedom to exercise a trade or profession, curbed by trade secrecy

By |2018-10-20T22:52:07+01:009 March 2017|

Legal principles safeguarding different interests may come into conflict and must necessarily be weighed up. This is true for all legal principles, even in the world of business. Our system is governed by entrepreneurial freedom, which is of prime importance in a free economy. This freedom is guaranteed in Spanish law by the Constitution, from [...]

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