#BemoreTech Workshops by Fide and Spartanhack to push forward tech education amongst professionals

It is clear that business organizations, professional offices, and public administrations are immersed in a process of technological innovation to which the professionals who provide their services therein sometimes find it difficult to adapt.

Some brief reflections on Citizens Rights in the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, by Prof. Eleanor Spaventa

The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has now been finalized and it is soon to be discussed by the UK Parliament. At present, it is impossible to say whether Ms. May will manage to steer the boat and get...

The UK Parliament and the Brexit maze, by Christopher Muttukumaru

Brexit has involved considerable legal uncertainty hitherto. The issues are exceptionally intricate. Scenario 1 might confer a measure of legal certainty but is regarded as a sub-optimal outcome by many parliamentarians.

Fide Presents the Club of accredited mediators CEDR in Spain

From Fide and from CEDR we want to bet firmly on a rigorous and exhaustive preparation model of the professionals who dedicate themselves to commercial mediation

The Brexit negotiations: Nirvana or “Nowhere Land”?, by Christopher Muttukumaru (Update 14/11/18)

Even if a transition period is agreed, the negotiations in the following 21 month period will involve massive challenges, will require imagination and flexibility of approach.

Collective action under the GDPR: A civil law perspective from Spain

Since Spain’s first Data Protection Law entered into force almost 25 years ago Spain has been, without exaggeration, the EU Member State with the most stringent system of data protection law enforcement in the EU.

II Edition Mediator Skills Training Course directed by CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution).

The course, directed by CEDR, will focus on the development of fundamental skills that every accredited mediator should have.

The Salzburg EU summit: an update. Transition period or no deal? By Christopher Muttukumaru (25th September)

Both sides know that they are negotiating for the best possible outcome for their own nations. The stakes are high for both sides.

Annual event of the MFIA Certification: Strategies before the change of Monetary Policy

Fide participates with other entities in the MFIA Certification issued by the Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Institute. The MFIA Certification is the reference accreditation designed to achieve...

Javier Sánchez-Vera, member of Fide's Academic Council, accesses the Chair of Criminal Law of the Complutense University of Madrid.

Sus compañeros de FIDE quieren expresarle la más sincera felicitación y el deseo de seguir contando con su participación activa en nuestros foros.

Roadblocks on the Digital Transformation of Healthcare, by Ignacio Ayerdi

Most healthcare systems around the world are struggling to deal with ageing populations and chronic diseases, more expensive treatments, rising patient expectations and budgetary constraints....

Diversity at the boardroom, by Eduardo Muela

To effectively fulfil all its responsibilities, the independence of criteria, objectivity and an adequate and diverse composition of the Board, are a must.

The recovery of State Aid, time to rethink some concepts?, by Miguel Muñoz

As it is well known, State aids are, basically, measures attributable to a member State, in a very broad sense, that affect competition in the internal market by giving an unjustified advantage to certain market operators against their competitors.

Facing IFRS Challenges, by Snejina Malinova

...IFRS 17 brings a lot of changes and challenges for the insurance industry.

Is the Brexit endgame clearer in the light of the UK Brexit White Paper? Goods and services in a post transition EU/UK future?

This is part of an occasional series on the legal aspects of Brexit. It is not a comprehensive survey. This article should be associated with the two presentations at FIDE on 5 June. Links are provided to those presentations.

Brexit and Aviation; an illustrative example of a post-transition future, by Christopher Muttukumaru

Fide continues to work with Cristopher Muttukumaru in analysing the progress being made by the Brexit negotiations. This time, Christopher's aim is to use aviation as an illustrative case to show how the future might be shaped

The draft EU/UK Withdrawal Agreement under Article 50/TFEU

Fide continues to work with Cristopher Muttukumaru in analysing the progress being made by the Brexit negotiations. In this new draft, Christopher answers questions such as: In negotiating the draft...

Fide publishes the conclusions in English of the Work Group: Constitutional Reform

“REFLEXIONS FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM: THE TERRITORIAL ORGANIZATION OF THE STATE” Back in March 12th, Fide presented the original conclusions in Spanish. Now, we publish the translated document in...

Why the implementation of Directive 2014/104/EU may not lead to more antitrust damages claims or increased compensation for antitrust victims?

Last Friday 27th, Fide organised a session to discuss the the implementation of Directive 2014/104/EU with speakers Sebastian Peyer, Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of East Anglia; and Carlos Pascual Pons, Partner of Competition Economics in KPMG Spain.

Data Protection after Brexit: providing certainty for stakeholders (Summary)

Below we present the summary of the session on Brexit that took place at Fide on April 12th, 2018, with Speaker Paul Gaskell, Deputy Director, EU Exit Data Protection Negotiation Hub; and...

Fide presents the book that will help legal operators to understand the interpretation of the Court of Justice in its different material fields

The book "Social Law of the European Union, Application by the Court of Justice", is a collective work promoted by Fide, edited by Lefebvre - El Derecho, with the collaboration of FORELAB and ASNALA. A work that was born with the ambition to become a reference for all legal operators not only in Spain, but in the entirety of the European Union.

Are companies ready for Brexit?

Businesses are feeling relatively confident that the eventual deal struck will be relatively “soft”. Yet with much still to be determined around the outcomes of Brexit

The conclusions of the Fide-Timeshare Working Group are published

A group of experts from Fide has held a series of meetings with the aim of analyzing legislative and non-legislative solutions to the problems raised in the timeshare sector. Throughout the meetings...

Civil Judicial Cooperation after Brexit, “Providing certainty for businesses families and individuals”

Summary of the session on the Brexit that took place at Fide on January 25th, 2018, with Speaker – Mark Sweeney (UK Ministry of Justice) and Miguel Sampol (Spanish legal service before the EU Courts)
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