Entries by Aiyon

Royal Decree 927/2020, of 27 October, which extends the scope of the action of Ship Inspection and Survey Organizations, and modifies Royal Decree 877/2011, of 24 June, and Royal Decree 357/2015, of 8 May

States are responsible for ensuring that ships under their flag are designed, constructed and maintained in compliance with the safety requirements established in the conventions and instruments approved within the IMO. To carry out these tasks, they are supported by the classification societies. The regulation of classification societies in Spain is contained in articles 97 […]

AIYON reinforces the Bilbao office and broadens its team

Last year, in 2019, AIYON Abogados decided to broaden its staff and strengthen the whole team by the incorporation of two new members. It has allowed us to continue offering the best service to our clients and  to handle each advice with every guarantee and with the highest quality. For that purpose, we first incorporated […]

The European “MOBILITY PACKAGE” and changes in the Land Transport Ordering Law (LOTT)

After the intense legislative changes that the different regulations have undergone in recent months due to the new reality imposed on us by COVID-19, there are now several definitive changes in the area of land transport, adopted to renew and adjust national and European regulations to current needs. Firstly, we must mention the “Mobility Package” […]

AIYON Abogados collaborates with the “ICLG Shipping Laws and Regulations, 2020”

Our partners of Madrid and Bilbao offices, Veronica Meana and Mikel Garteiz-goxeaskoa, have participated in the chapter dedicated to Spanish Law of the ICLG Shipping Laws and Regulations: 2020,publication which covers common issues in the area of Shipping law in forty jurisdictions. Among these common issues are: the regulation of maritime casualties, cargo claims and […]

Evaluation of Electronic Evidence

Nowadays, a large part of our relationships, both at social and professional level, develops through the use and management of new technologies; a reality that, beside generating a social revolution, has also brought about a revolution in the labour and legal environment in which we, lawyers, operate. Among other questions, we should ask ourselves: is […]

Royal Decree-Law 26/2020, of 7 July, on economic recovery measures to deal with the impact of COVID-19 in the areas of transport and housing

On Wednesday 8 July 2020, Royal Decree Law 26/2020, was published in the Official State Bulletin, with the aim of approving a set of measures required for the purposes of economic recovery in the transport sector and in the field of housing, protecting the health of workers and travellers, guaranteeing the availability of essential goods and […]

The importance of “Rebus Sic Stantibus” clause in a crisis scenario

In times of crisis such as the one Spain is currently facing due to the COVID-19, both personal and commercial circumstances may drastically change without someone or something being able to avoid it; exceptional circumstances during which individuals and companies are prevented from complying with any contractual obligation of any kind they are engaged in. […]