Open a Business in Spain

Open a Business in Spain

The first steps in opening a business in Spain involve choosing a suitable legal structure and registering your business with the appropriate government authorities. There are various legal structures for setting up a company in Spain, such as a sole proprietorship (autónomo), a partnership (sociedad civil), a limited liability company…
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Inheritance and Will in Spain

Inheritance and Will in Spain

In case you have assets in Spain, regardless of their size, you should make a will ("testamento"), a process for which it is recommended to have legal assistance. Our Spanish lawyers can help you in the process of drafting a will in Spain, whether it is a standard or a more complex one.   Quick Facts   Why make…
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Open a Rental and Leasing Company in Spain

Open a Rental and Leasing Company in Spain

Spain’s popularity among tourists is high, especially in cities like Barcelona and Madrid but the country is also a favorite among those looking to buy a vacation home. Rental and leasing companies offer solutions for those who are not particularly looking to purchase but are looking to rent for short or longer periods of…
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Establish a Trust in Spain

Establish a Trust in Spain

Trusts are commercial organizations managed by individuals who hold the title to the business' property for the benefit of one or more beneficiaries. The Spanish tax authorities regard trusts as legal entities which must have a business purpose and must operate as a business. The rules that apply to a trust depend largely…
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Create a Foundation in Spain

Create a Foundation in Spain

Foreign businessmen who want to create a foundation in Spain need to get acquainted with the specific legislation applicable in this area. The local government adopted new regulations on foundations in Spain, including the possibility to dissolve an inactive foundation or a foundation that does not fulfill its purposes. Our attorneys in Spain can give you further…
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Open a Restaurant in Spain

Open a Restaurant in Spain

The food industry in Spain is one of the most attractive areas of investments as this country is a well-known touristic destination. Spaniards and foreign tourists spend a good amount of their money drinking and eating in restaurants so, opening a restaurant in Spain can be a very successful decision. Before starting a business in this field, you should…
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Register a Limited Partnership in Spain

Register a Limited Partnership in Spain

A limited partnership in Spain (Sociedad Comanditaria simple) is a type of company that consists of two or more partners. A limited partnership needs a general partner, with unlimited liability for the company`s debts, and a limited partner (socio comaditario), with limited liability for the debts of the company. No minimum capital is required for starting…
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Establish a New Enterprise Limited Company in Spain

Establish a New Enterprise Limited Company in Spain

An enterprise limited company in Spain is a new and simplified version of a limited liability company. It also has a separate legal identity, but a new enterprise limited company in Spain has its own specific requirements like a registration number, the name of the founder, and the words Sociedad Limitada Nueva Empresa (S.N.L.E.)…
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Create a Company in the FMCG Sector in Spain

Create a Company in the FMCG Sector in Spain

The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in Spain is a large industry, which is very well developed also in other European countries. It includes all types of consumer products which have a short shelf-life. One of the main advantages of businesses which produce and sell FMCG refers to the fact that such products are sold in a fast…
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Set Up a Cooperative in Spain

Set Up a Cooperative in Spain

There are different types of business entities in Spain that businessmen can choose from in order to open a company. One option is to set up a cooperative in Spain. Spanish cooperatives are independent associations of people who volunteer to group themselves together in order to achieve their mutual needs in terms of economics,…
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