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Hombres por la igualdad

Nuria Coronado’s book “Hombres por la Igualdad” was presented in the headquarters of European Institutions in Madrid last Friday, 24th of November. Sixteen well known men from different professional sectors and trajectories shared pages in this book in favour of equality, the 16 are convinced of the necessity of achieving...

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New ruling favourable for claims of mortgage costs

Recently we published an article with regards to court claims in mortgage expenses (Notary fees, Land´s Registry fees, Property Appraisal and management costs among others). Furthermore, a First Instance Judge from Alcorcon, (Madrid), has sentenced Bankia to refund all above mentioned mortgage set up costs including the Stamp Duty Tax which...

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Spain embraces the UK

#EmbraceSpain XXXVIX: Spain embraces the UK

Coinciding with King Felipe VI's visit to the United Kingdom, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and El País, the leading Spanish and Latin American newspaper, launched the Observatory of the Spanish Speaking World. The presentation and signing of the agreement took place on July 12th at...

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Owning Property in Spain is Taxing

It’s just a matter of time that UK expatriates in Spain receive a notification from the Spanish Inland Revenue (Hacienda); claiming unpaid taxes for the last four tax years (tax statute of limitation). By now, after having acquired your Spanish property, we are sure you’ll agree that the Spanish Tax Legislation...

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The Observatory of the Spanish-speaking World

The London School of Economics and the Spanish Leading newspaper in the world launch The Observatory Of the Spanish-speaking World   Coinciding with the Spanish king’s visit to the UK, The London School of Economics and Political Science and El País -Spanish leading newspaper in the world- launch the Observatory of the...

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XXI Century censorship and Qatar Crisis

In countries and times when communication is impeded, all other freedoms soon wither away. The discussion dies from starvation, ignorance of others' opinions becomes rampant, imposed opinions triumph. Intolerance is inclined towards censorship, and censorship promotes ignorance of the arguments of others and therefore intolerance itself. A rigid vicious circle, which...

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Floor Clauses: 11 most Common Asked Questions

If you are one of those that are doubting about starting a complaint for overcharged mortgage interest against your bank, probably, many doubts will arise before contacting a professional firm. The clients whom have deposited their trust in us, have already been answered with their bank claims queries. In Del Canto...

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On palaces and ashes

On palaces and ashes Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, has published in The Huffington Post a personal reflection on the transitivity of life and death entitled "Palaces and ashes". As an example, he uses Ibrahim's King of Balkh fable, from the VIII century (the old city of Bactria, currently...

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#EmbraceSpain XXXIII: Gibraltar is not Brexit bargaining chip

#EmbraceSpain XXXIII: Gibraltar is not Brexit bargaining chip The authorities of Gibraltar claim Theresa May’s protection against a possible "interference"of Spain and the European Union in the Brexit negotiations. UK political parties are tweaking their electoral machinery to prepare for the upcoming general election in June. The Tories and Labor have published...

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#EmbraceSpain XXX: Expats as Brexit social problem

#EmbraceSpain XXX: Expats as Brexit social problem Expats rights are the social challenge of Brexit and it is already included in the British political parties’ discourse even before negotiations and elections start. This week at Del Canto Chambers we continue to work from our offices in the UK and Spain to strengthen...

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The City claims itself before Brexit

The City claims itself before Brexit Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, took part in the event #EmbraceLondon, held by the Spanish journal El País, last 19th April. The event was assisted by British and Spanish businessmen and politicians in order to discuss the post-Brexit United Kingdom and to claim...

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#EmbraceSpain XXIX: Pragmatism as a solution to Brexit

#EmbraceSpain XXIX: Pragmatism as a solution to Brexit Businessmen and representatives of British and Spanish institutions agree that pragmatism is the best option for successful Brexit negotiations. At Del Canto Chambers we are back from the Easter break with a vortex of activity. Our Firm participated in the event #EmbraceLondon, the editorial...

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Travelling as metaphore of living

Travelling as metaphore of living Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, has published in The Huffington Post a review of his first novel, entitled "Que tu viaje sea largo", released by Trampoline Editores. A personal tale, inspired by Íthaca by Kavafis, describing his positive self-construction in the journey of knowledge's...

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Noticias de Del Canto

#EmbraceSpain XXVI: The UK activates Brexit

 #EmbraceSpain XXVI: The UK activates Brexit The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she will activate Brexit on 29 March. Negotiations with the EU will last for at least two years. There have been three events that have set the tone for our Firm Del Canto Chambers this week: Theresa...

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#EmbraceSpain XXV: Waiting for Theresa May

#EmbraceSpain XXV: Waiting for Theresa May The British government announces that Brexit activation is to take place at the end of the month, without giving a specific date. Recognition of residency rights is one of the keys to impending negotiations. The imminence of #Brexit activation, in other words, the British government's notification...

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Gender perspective and business management

Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, published an opinion piece in the Spanish journal Cinco Días on gender perspective and business management. Its translation into English is the following: "Gender perspective and business management" "The inclusion of gender perspective in companies is a crucial issue for the improvement of business results...

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Spain facing the Brexit’s game

Spain facing the Brexit's game Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, took part in event #BrexitOpportunity, organised along with the journal El País, that have been deeply reported by its "Business" supplement. The meeting gathered businessmen and diplomats in order to discuss the Spanish role in the Brexit's  negotiation process, the...

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#EmbraceSpain XXI: from rhetoric to facts

#EmbraceSpain XXI: from rhetoric to facts Whilst in the United Kingdom, the government is only awaiting the decision of the Lords to activate Brexit, the Supreme Spanish Court has finally positioned itself on the floor clauses. Brexit should not be an excuse for the deterioration of the commercial and cultural relations...

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The civilization sustained by the gender perspective

The civilization sustained by the gender perspective Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, along with the Director of the Agencia Comunicación y Género, Isabel Mastrodoménico, have written an joint opinion piece in The Huffington Post in which they dismantle the criticisms on gender perspective in a previous article published in...

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The Spanish-British axis

The Spanish-British axis It is time to get around the negative reading of 'Brexit' and strengthen ties between the two countries Published by León Fernando del Canto in El Pais on October 8th 2016 The Brexit has been a major blow to the dream of building an European Union, which, in truth,...

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Expat Network, Still a Gain in Spain?

04-01-2017 | EXPAT NETWORK Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, has published statements in the British magazine Expat Network in which he highlights that Spain, despite Brexit and the Sterling’s devaluation, is still an important destination for British wanting to purchase a property in our country. ...

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