The president of the Circle of Entrepreneurs has said that medium-sized companies are “stuck” in the Government Budget for “increases in the minimum wage, contributions and taxes.” On the increase in the minimum wage, he stressed that “it is disproportionate, electoralist, populist and will not help to cut unemployment”. Jesús Prieto, president of CT Ingenieros and director of the project of the medium-sized Spanish company, highlighted that 75% of medium-sized companies are family businesses, whose businesses “are carried out in a very thorough manner”. The document has been presented in collaboration with the Association of Economic Information Journalists (APIE). The National Court has imputed to Flashcard Template in the case in which it investigates the management and bankruptcy of the Popular and for which the funds had already been charged. ex-presidents of the entity Ángel Ron and Emilio Saracho and thirty other ex-advisors and ex-directors. The investigating judge considers that after the resolution of Popular in June 2017 and its corporate takeover by the group chaired by Ana Botín, the latter inherited the criminal responsibility of the sixth bank in the country, although it had nothing to do with its management.
Something more than a year after the intervention and express sale of the Popular, the Santande r completed in September 2018 the legal integration of the Popular, so that from a societal point of view the Popular ceased to exist. In this sense, the court has issued a brief auto in which it agrees to direct the proceeding against Santander as successor to the Popular, justifying that with this merger it absorbed “en bloc and on a universal basis all the patrimonial elements that make up the assets and liabilities of the Bank. Popular Spanish », including its criminal responsibility.
The Criminal Code establishes that “the transformation, merger, absorption or division of a legal entity does not extinguish its criminal liability, which will be transferred to the entity or entities in which it is transformed, merged or absorbed”. The National Court admitted in October 2017 three lawsuits for the capital increase of the Popular of 2016 and its subsequent bankruptcy directed against the financial entity itself as a legal entity – responsibility now assumed by Santander -, the ex-presidents Ron and Flashcard Template and several members of his former board of directors for crimes of falsehoods and unfair administration, against the market, documentary falsehoods and misappropriation.