How will new EU Inheritance Regulations, coming into force in August 2015, affect expats in Spain?

The EU Successions Regulation 650/2012 will come into force on the 17th August 2015. This EU Regulation is not applicable in the United Kingdom but is applicable in Spain and the rest of the EU for British citizens. Therefore, in case you have assets in the UK and/or in any other EU jurisdiction you need


Google to Penalise Non User-Friendly Websites in their Search Results

As from 21st April 2015, Google is changing its algorithms to prioritise websites that are adapted for mobile users in their search results in all languages. Why the change? “As more people use mobile devices to access the internet, our algorithms have to adapt to these usage patterns,” Google stated in their announcement. “Users will


How European regulations affect Foreign Residents’ Wills in Spain

Introduction This article serves as a gentle reminder of the impact European Regulation 650/2012 will have on all foreign residents who live and own assets in Spain and who have made a Spanish will (I am particularly thinking of British and Irish nationals). European Regulation 650/2012, in force since 2012, introduces significant changes to Succession

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