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Criminal Compliance in Corporate Crime Prevention

In the current business environment, the adoption of Criminal Compliance Systems has become an essential practice for entities seeking not only to comply with current legal regulations, but also to prevent the commission of crimes within them. The term “Compliance” refers to regulatory compliance, and in the criminal field, it focuses on avoiding the criminal …

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Artificial Intelligence Act: EU completes first regulation on artificial intelligence

After three intense days of negotiations, the Commission welcomes the political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act), proposed by the Commission in April 2021, an interim agreement that marks a milestone in the regulation of AI globally. This landmark proposal aims to establish harmonized standards …

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The corporate whistleblower channel: mandatory as of December 1, 2023

As of December 1, 2023, the mandatory whistleblowing channel is a reality for all companies with 50 or more workers. Failure to do so means being exposed to penalties of up to €1,000,000. What is Law 2/2023 and why is it relevant? Following the recent publication in the Official State Gazette (BOE) of Law 2/2023, …

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What the Privacy Policy should contain in Spain

In a context where digitalization has permeated every corner of the business, massive data collection has become a constant regardless of the size or sector of an organization. In this scenario, digital security and efficient information management emerge as fundamental pillars. In the age of information and data, ensuring security and privacy becomes not only …

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Technology Transfer Agreements: Strategic collaboration between academic entities and companies to promote innovation

Knowledge and technology transfer plays a crucial role in the contemporary world, driving innovation and promoting progress in various industries. This process is carried out in two main ways: informally, through knowledge transfer, and formally, through technology transfer agreements. In academia, informal knowledge transfer has gained importance with the increasing mobility of researchers and students, …

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Patents: how to protect your invention in Spain

Patents are a fundamental element in the world of intellectual property, and play a crucial role in protecting innovations and promoting creativity. What is a patent? A patent is an industrial property title that gives its owner the exclusive right over a particular invention, which means that other people cannot make, sell or use said …

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ENISA Certification: benefits and opportunities for Startups in Spain

Law 28/2022, of December 21, on the Promotion of the Ecosystem of Emerging Companies , popularly known as the ” Startup Law,” has brought with it a set of revolutionary measures aimed at promoting the creation and expansion of emerging companies in Spain. This law sets in motion mechanisms that support cooperation between the public …

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What does the SPANISH Law on the Digitalization of Notarial and Registry Actions consist of?

On May 8, 2023, Directive (EU) 2019/1151 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of digital tools and processes in the field of company law was definitively transposed into Spanish law. Law 11/2023, also known as the Digitalization Law, incorporates numerous legislative innovations, including measures to promote digitalization in notarial, registry …

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Enhanced security in electronic card payments in Spain: the difficult balance between security and conversion

One of the clearest trends in consumer habits among the population, which we have all been witnessing for years, corresponds to the unbridled boom that electronic commerce is experiencing. Each year, a greater proportion of consumption is carried out over the Internet. In fact, at present, around 1 out of every 4 purchases made in …

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