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Old advice on Inheritance and Donation Tax after Brexit I recently published two articles about Brexit and Inheritance Tax which you can read here and here, advising that making donations of Spanish property to spouse and children before Brexit could be a tax wise saving decision as you would...

The EUCJ decided on the December the 21st of 2016 Ruling on some queries made by Spanish courts regarding the possibility to force the banks which applied abusive floor clauses to customers to pay back to them all the monies that the banks charged as excessive...

Current situation on the plusvalia tax in the Spanish conveyancing system Introduction The subject of the plusvalía tax in Spain is a very complex and delicate issue from a legal point of view. Below, I have tried to give a simplified summary of the current situation and...

Early Cancellation Stipulation The European Union Court of Justice’s General Attorney on the early-cancellation clauses in Spanish mortgages recommends that they should be declared null and void in full. Therefore, they cannot be applied at all and the mortgage contract must remain in force. A report made...

This article describes two abusive banking practices with regards to the life insursances mis-sold by banks and linked to mortgages which the banks later on do not paid the corresponding compensations or do not claim themselves as beneficiaries of the life insurance policies thus making...

Many UK citizens with Spanish property are concerned about what will happen when Brexit comes into force, especially with regards to Spanish Inheritance Tax. Will it change? It will indeed - unless new regulations are already agreed and in force at that time, Inheritance Tax...

Is it necessary or advisable to make a new will or to make a will due to the Brexit? Legal query Do I have to make a new will? Or Do I have to make a will? Many clients ask this questions due concerned by the Brexit...