The Spanish Ministry of Justice issued Ministerial Order 319/2018 which requires Spanish non-listed companies to disclose their ultimate beneficial owners to the Companies Registry and keep said information updated.
A judicial decision has confirmed the admissibility as evidence, to justify a dismissal, of the emails of the dismissed employee obtained in the course of an internal investigation.
On February 20, 2016 , the Spanish Anti-Corruption Public Prosecutor set forth the findings against two executives of a Spanish company within the Criminal Section of the Audiencia Nacional for making corrupt payments to a foreign public official.
On January 22, 2016, Spain’s State Prosecutor has issued a 65 pages long document providing guidance to Spanish prosecutors on criminal prosecution of legal entities and on the assessment of compliance programs adopted by companies.
In January 2015, the Spanish Executive Service of the Commission on the Prevention of Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (“SEPBLAC”) published for the first time its “Good Practices for the application of the lists of persons subject to international sanctions.” The aim of the Good Practices is to…