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Brussels GA_P (July 2017)

31/07/2017 - Author/s: GA_P, Brussels

Brussels GA_P (July 2017)The Commission sends Statements of Objections to General Electric and Merck and Sigma-Aldrich for allegedly providing misleading information during EU merger review

 

The Commission has addressed two separate Statements of Objections ("SO") to General Electric ("GE") and to Merck and Sigma-Aldrich for a potential breach of EU Competition procedural rules. According to the Commission, the companies would have provided incorrect or misleading information during the merger review carried out by the Commission.

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Brussels GA_P (July 2017)

Novedades en relación con el impuesto sobre el valor de la producción de la energía eléctrica y otros tributos medioambientales

El Tribunal Económico Administrativo Central desestima una impugnación sobre el impuesto sobre el valor de la producción de la energía eléctrica .

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Novedades en relación con el impuesto sobre el valor de la producción de la energía eléctrica y otros tributos medioambientales

Current Legislation No. 20 (2017)GA_P’s Current Legislation digests seek to provide an overview of the main legal issues of interest to our readers, clients and lawyers in a format that combines three elements: topicality, clarity and quality.

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Current Legislation No. 20 (2017)

Actualidad Normativa N.º 20 (2017)Los boletines de Actualidad Normativa de GA_P pretenden proporcionar un panorama de las principales cuestiones jurídicas de interés para nuestros lectores, clientes y abogados en un formato que aúne tres objetivos: actualidad, claridad y calidad.

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Actualidad Normativa N.º 20 (2017)

Life Sciences Newsletter Portugal No. 2 (EN)Following the modifications to the PTC reformulation of the Regional Health Administrations, the creation of the National Commission of Pharmacy and Therapeutics (Comissão Nacional de Farmácia e Terapêutica - CFT) and the publication of the National Drug Formulary, it was determined, by order of the State Secretary for Health dated 17 March 2017, a new framework for CFTs of public sector hospital entities (local CFTs).

 

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Life Sciences Newsletter Portugal No. 2 (EN)

Life Sciences Newsletter Portugal N.º 2Na sequência das modificações à reformulação das CFT das Administrações Regionais de Saúde, da criação da Comissão Nacional de Farmácia e Terapêutica e da publicação do Formulário Nacional do Medicamento, foi determinado, por despacho do Secretário de Estado da Saúde de 17 de março de 2017, um novo enquadramento para as CFT das entidades de natureza hospitalar do setor público (CFT Locais).

 

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Life Sciences Newsletter Portugal N.º 2

Private copying levy: the new system for fair compensation and its immediate implications for distributors of digital equipment, devices and mediaPublished on 4 July 2017, Royal Decree-Act 12/2017 of 3 July lays the foundations of the new system for fair compensation for private copying, known in Spain as the "canon" (levy), which alters the wording of article 25 of the Copyright Act 1996 (the "RDL").

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Private copying levy: the new system for fair compensation and its immediate implications for distributors of digital equipment, devices and media

De nuevo sobre la fiscalidad de las indemnizaciones derivadas de la extinción de los contratos de alta direcciónLa Audiencia Nacional ha vuelto a manifestarse sobre la fiscalidad que, a efectos del impuesto sobre la renta de las personas físicas, ha de otorgarse a las indemnizaciones por despido percibidas por el personal de alta dirección de las empresas, tema que en este caso ha resuelto según la interpretación que sobre la cuestión realizó el Tribunal Supremo en su Sentencia de 22 de abril del 2014.

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De nuevo sobre la fiscalidad de las indemnizaciones derivadas de la extinción de los contratos de alta dirección

Notas de Competencia N.º 19 (2017)

13/07/2017 - Author/s: Grupo de Competencia de GA_P

Notas de Competencia N.º 19 (2017)Las Notas de Competencia de GA_P pretenden proporcionar un panorama de las principales cuestiones jurídicas de interés para nuestros lectores, clientes y abogados en un formato que aúne tres objetivos: actualidad, claridad y calidad.

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Notas de Competencia N.º 19 (2017)

Life Sciences Newsletter No. 4At present, medical devices are regulated in the EU by three directives dating back to the 1990s: (a) Council Directive of 20 June 1990 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to active implantable medical devices (90/385/EEC), (b) Council Directive 93/42/EEC of 14 June 1993 concerning medical devices; and (c) Directive 98/79/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 1998 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices.

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Life Sciences Newsletter No. 4

Boletín de Life Sciences N.º 4Modificación del Real Decreto Ley 9/2014, de 4 de julio, por el que se establecen las normas de calidad y seguridad para la donación, la obtención, la evaluación, el procesamiento, la preservación, el almacenamiento y la distribución de células y tejidos humanos.

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Boletín de Life Sciences N.º 4

Boletín de Novedades Jurídicas Agroalimentarias, Julio 2017Real Decreto 535/2017, de 26 de mayo, por el que se modifica el Real Decreto 506/2013, de 28 de junio, sobre productos fertilizantes.

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Boletín de Novedades Jurídicas Agroalimentarias, Julio 2017

Conflictos de jurisdicción. ¿A quién corresponde la competencia para extinguir y liquidar un contrato publico en el marco de un concurso? (G.C.S.P. N.º 88)El deslinde competencial entre la Administración y los Juzgados de lo Mercantil en relación con los contratos que una empresa en situación de concurso pueda tener vigentes con entidades del sector público es una materia harto debatida.

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Conflictos de jurisdicción. ¿A quién corresponde la competencia para extinguir y liquidar un contrato publico en el marco de un concurso? (G.C.S.P. N.º 88)

Alterações ao Código das Sociedades Comerciais (“CSC”) – julho de 2017 / Amendments to the Portuguese Companies Code (“PCC”) – July 2017No âmbito do Programa Capitalizar, que tem entre os seus objetivos a capitalização das empresas e a melhoria das condições de acesso a financiamento, foi publicado o Decreto-Lei n.º 79/2017, de 30 de junho, o qual entrou em vigor no passado dia 1 de julho ("DL 79/2017"). O DL 79/2017 introduz alterações relevantes no CSC, tendo criado para as sociedades por quotas, um mecanismo simplificado de aumento do capital social por conversão de suprimentos.

 

Within the Programme "Capitalizar", which has among its objectives the capitalization of companies and the improvement of access to finance, Decree-Act no. 79/2017, of 30 June, was published, coming into force on 1 July ("DL 79/2017"). DL 79/2017 introduces relevant changes to the PCC, creating for private companies limited by quotas (sociedades por quotas) a simplified mechanism for share capital increases by conversion of shareholder loans (suprimentos).

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Alterações ao Código das Sociedades Comerciais (“CSC”) – julho de 2017 / Amendments to the Portuguese Companies Code (“PCC”) – July 2017

Brussels GA_P (June 2017)

30/06/2017 - Author/s: Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, Brussels

Brussels GA_P (June 2017)The European Commission imposes a EUR 2.42 billion fine on Google for abusing its dominant position as search engine by giving more visibility to its own comparison shopping tool while demoting competitors’ comparison shopping services in Google’s search results

 

The European Commission has imposed a EUR 2.42 billion fine on Google for violating EU Competition Law by abusing its dominant position by giving preference to its own comparison shopping tool over those of its competitors in Google’s search results. Google’s violation must now end within 90 days; otherwise Google could bear penalty payments of up to 5% of the average daily worldwide turnover of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc.

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Brussels GA&P (June 2017)