IP/Media

Connected Vehicles and Data Protection

IP/Media
Following a public consultation procedure, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published last March the final version of its Guidelines on processing personal data in the context of connected vehicles and mobility related applications (hereinafter the “Guidelines”). One of the objectives of the EDPB is to clarify the terms of Euro...
Disputes

Draft Bill for the Reform of the Insolvency Law

Disputes
The Draft Bill for the Reform of the Insolvency Law, drafted by the Ministry of Justice, was published in July this year. The purpose of this Draft Bill is to adapt the insolvency law to the European Directive 2019/1023 on restructuring and insolvency. Although it is a Preliminary Draft, that is, ...
Energy

Royal Decree-Law 12/2021, of 24 June adopting urgent measures in the field of energy taxation and energy generation, and on the regulation fee management and the water rate, has been published.

Energy
On 25 June 2021, the BOE published Royal Decree-Law 12/2021, of 24 June, adopting urgent measures in the field of energy taxation and energy generation, and on the regulation fee management and the water rate (hereinafter, the “RD-L 12/2021”), which promotes temporary and immediate measures to reduce consumers’ electricity bills. The main tax changes introduced in RD-...
Disputes

Debate on substantive and procedural deadlines.

Disputes
On 20 November 2020the Provincial Court of Zaragoza handed down judgment 287/2020, which declared the expiry of the invalidity action of a resolution of a homeowners’ association meeting, and therefore the inadmissibility of the lawsuit filed seeking to exercise said action. Specifically, the meeting had taken place on 2 September 2017, and the lawsuit wa...
Disputes

Supreme Court ruling on image rights in advertising.

Disputes
On 9 March 2021, the Supreme Court handed down judgment 133/2021, which analyses a claim of intrusion to the right to one’s own image by the plaintiff, who is a professional model, due to exceedances on the part of a client in the use of photographs for an advertising campaign, in accordance wi...
Energy

Order TED/275/2021 of 18 March establishing the obligations to contribute to the National Energy Efficiency Fund in 2021 is published.

Energy
On 25 March 2021, the BOE published Order TED/275/2021, of 18 March, establishing the obligations to contribute to the National Energy Efficiency Fund in 2021 (hereinafter, the “TED/275/2021 Order”). Order TED/275/2021 complies with Article 70.1 of Law 18/2014, of 15 October, by establishing: a) The energy savings target in the year 2021; and b) The savings obligations corresponding to each ...
Energy

The Government approves Royal Decree 148/2021, of 9 March, establishing the methodology for calculating electricity system fees.

Energy
On 18 March 2021, Royal Decree 148/2021, of 9 March, which establishes the methodology for calculating electricity system fees (“RD 148/2021”) which, together with the new system tolls established by Circular 3/2020 of the National Markets and Competition Commission (“CNMC”), make up the regulated part of the electricity bill, was published in the Official State Gazette (“BOE”). The...
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