QUESTION OF CONFIDENCE

Practice areas

Tax

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The firm is composed of a team of lawyers and economists with extensive experience in the fields of tax, commercial and civil law. From this perspective, we provide advice to individuals, companies and business groups through a comprehensive approach.

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GENERAL TAXATION
- We advice Spanish and international groups on the various areas of international, national and local taxation, on mergers and acquisitions, on due diligence processes, on negotiations and contracts, on project finance deals, etc.
- We advice on claiming R&D&I tax credits and on all issues relating to incentives for patronage, as well as to non-profit organizations.
FAMILY BUSINESS TAX PLANNING
- Design and complete execution of structures that reduce the tax costs of the owners (personal income tax, property tax, inheritance and gift tax).
- Business reorganizations.
- Constitution of holding companies, foundations, etc.
- Taking advantage of the exemptions of the tax regime of family businesses.
TAX LITIGATION
- We advise on tax management, collection, penalty and inspection procedures.
- We file claims with Spanish and EU administrative and judicial review bodies and courts, and we handle State liability and tax offence proceedings.
INTERNATIONAL TAXATION
- We design and review transfer pricing policies and perform valuations of related-party transactions in accordance with the arm’s-length principle.
- We advise on operational restructuring operations and cost sharing agreements and service contracts.
- Mobility of executives and employees: Changes of residence, displaced abroad, hired to work in Spain (inpatriate regime).

Comercial and Civil Law

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At Vicente Casanova y Asociados we get involved with our clients and are committed to the quality of the services we provide, seeking practical solutions that optimise the tax costs of companies and individuals, with a proactive approach, from the most complex tax planning or transaction to the resolution of day-to-day matters.
We have advised Spanish companies and multinational groups in the industrial, food, fashion, furniture, perfume, real estate and services sectors, among others, in Spain and abroad.

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CORPORATE LAW
- Incorporation and winding-up of companies, as well as adoption of corporate resolutions, including the drafting and amendment of articles of association.
- Corporate restructuring operations (transformations, mergers, spin-offs and global transfers of assets and liabilities), capital increases and reductions.
- Acquisition and sale of companies, business units and assets (M&A).
- Company secretarial services and legal advice to their governing bodies.
- Corporate dispute resolution and challenging corporate resolutions. Defence of shareholder and minority rights.
- Drafting of shareholder agreements and family protocols, as well as their management in crisis situations.
COMMERCIAL LAW
- Drafting and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts (joint venture, supply, distribution, agency, etc.).
- Adaptation to the new regulations on personal data protection and digital rights.
- Advice to start-ups from the very beginning of their activity and throughout all their growth phases.
- Legal due diligence.
- Legal opinions.
CIVIL LAW
- Real estate transactions: sale and purchase contracts, leases, swaps, turnkey, financing and construction contracts, condominium terminations and contracts for the transfer of assets in lieu of payment, among others.
- Buildings and building complexes: horizontal division of buildings and complexes, advice to homeowners' associations, challenging agreements of the owners' meetings, claims for non-payment, etc.
- Land registry law: registrations in the Land Registry, formalization of security interests, proceedings for property recognition and correction of errors, appeals against Land Registry qualifications, etc.
- Inheritance law: succession planning, drafting of last wills, determination of inheritance rights, administration and/or execution of inheritance and drafting of family protocols.

Accounting Law

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PRINCIPLES AND STANDARDS OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL CHART OF ACCOUNTS
- Analysis of the accounting treatment applicable to business operations.
- Interpretation of the scope of the registration and valuation standards contained in the General Accounting Plan.
- Study on the criteria maintained by the external auditors.
- Preparation of requests for rulings from the Spanish Accounting and Audit Institute (ICAC).
- Assistance with accounting issues related to insolvency proceedings and other fields of law.
ACCOUNTING TREATMENT OF MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND REORGANIZATIONS
- Accounting treatment applicable to acquisitions.
- Accounting treatment applicable to reorganizations.
- Transactions between related companies.
- Interpretation of the applicable rules in the formulation of individual and consolidated accounts.
- Scope of the obligation to prepare consolidated annual accounts and exceptions.
- Accounting treatment of intragroup operations.

Restructuring and Insolvencies

Reestructuraciones e Insolvencias
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Vicente Casanova & Associates has been appointed bankruptcy administrator in numerous bankruptcy proceedings in companies in the real estate, textile and industrial sectors, among others, with a volume of assets ranging from one hundred thousand euros to one hundred million euros.
We study “tailor-made” solutions for overcoming the crisis and rapid decision-making, using extrajudicial or judicial procedures (such as pre-bankruptcy and bankruptcy). We take care of executing restructuring plans and advising on the sale of assets, production lines or production units.

Economic Financial

Económico Financiera

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FINANCIAL PLANNING AND PROJECTIONS

- Viability plans.
- Analysis of economic and financial situation.
- Advice on investment projects.
- Valuation of companies.