Did you know that you can recover your Spanish mortgage costs?

During the last years Spanish banking sector is experiencing a judicial catharsis due to several judgments which stand on the side of the bank clients. Courts are ruling against the previous abusive banking practices after the Spanish Supreme Court has set the judicial precedents. We would like to address in this article the possibility to recover the real estate mortgage formalization costs. Based on estimations …

Spanish citizenship Sephardic Jews

Spanish citizenship for Sephardic Jews

Last year the Spanish Parliament finally approved the law regulating the procedure for granting the Spanish citizenship for Sephardic Jews who are descendants of those unjustly expelled from Spain in 1492. The law allows the applicant to keep their current citizenship without the requirement of residency in Spain and is in force since October 1st, 2015. For obtaining Spanish citizenship …

Spanish Golden Visa

Spanish Golden Visa: a guide for investors

What is a Spanish Golden Visa? The so-called Spanish “Golden Visa” is a residence permit for non-EU nationals and their family who make a significant investment in Spanish economy. The Spanish Golden Visa programe has been introduced by a specific law in 2013 for investors in real estate and investors in capital. What is a Spanish Golden Visa for investors …

How to obtain Spanish short stay visa for non-EU citizens

What is a considered a Spanish short stay visa (Schengen uniform visa)? A short stay visa allows you to enter the Schengen Area for not more than 3 months in a six-month period as of the day of entry from the first entry. The applicable law is the Regulation (EC) nº 810/2009, of the European Parliament and of the Council …

Spanish start-up files criminal case against American Express for IP dispute

Trappit is a Spanish start-up, which created a tool called ARPO for the purposes of optimizing the costs of air ticket purchase. The air travel industry is known for using dynamic pricing systems through booking systems like Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre or Worldspan where the cost of the air ticket is automatically adjusted based on the demand for a specific flight increasing …