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  Spanish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spanish conquest and colonization of the Americas began with the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
As large numbers of Indians died under the cruel working conditions in Spanish mines, ranches and encomiendas, and as de las Casas and others began to call attention to Spanish mistreatment of the natives, landowners in New Spain began to look for alternative sources of labor.
Spanish territorial claims based on this furthest north penetration of Spain in North America were not supported at the treaty negotiations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spanish_colonization_of_the_Americas   (1707 words)

 Influence of Spanish owned Businesses on the Philippines
Contrary to Spanish bureaucrats, the American government was a reliable one with officials fulfilling better their promises and doing a less arbitrary task; the main problem with taxes, for instance, was not the amount but the employees that spent the money after it was received.
Even more, the lay Spanish citizens and their business had suffered the same as the rest of the society from the consequences of irresponsibility and rest of the Filipino society during the Spanish regime due partly to the disproportionate rule of the church in the islands.
Spanish companies not only benefited from that, same as the rest of business in the archipelago, but their performance was relatively good under the new circumstances.
filipinokastila.tripod.com /business.html   (5325 words)

In 1704, by a royal ordinance the new Spanish King Philip V (granson of Louis XIV king of France) cancelled the name of Tercio and replace it by regiment of infantry using the French model ==> 1 or 2 bataillons of 636 men (11 companies of line and 1 company of Grenadier).
In the battlefield the cavalry was organised in squadron of 2 or 4 companies (100 - 300 horsemen).
in Spain => 6 Trozos of Cavalry of 8 companies and the regiment of the Guardias of Castilla with 15 companies
www.geocities.com /ao1617/organisationUK.html   (5045 words)

 Spanish companies. Your Spanish Limited Company within 24 hours. Fully guaranted.
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www.sociedadeslimitadas.com /VersIngles/pg_faq.php   (1737 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner - Spanish seek investment in Jamaica - Sunday | March 25, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Spanish direct investment in Jamaica has only been in the areas of tourism and construction to date, although there are Spanish companies working in the island as sub-contractors on other projects including some which are internationally-funded.
Spanish engineering and construction giant Dragados is one of the two final bidders along with French rival Bouyges for the construction and operation of the Highway 2000 project.
Spanish charter companies are also expected to work with Riu to bring tourists from Spain and elsewhere in Europe.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20010325/business/business3.html   (804 words)

 BBC News | EUROPE | Crisis strains Argentina's Spanish relations
Companies like Gas Natural, Endesa, Repsol-YPF, Aguas de Catalunia, Telefonica, Iberia, BBVA, BSCH are all Spanish companies badly affected by the Argentine economic crisis.
The Spanish companies are widely seen as greedy and exploiting Argentina's rich resources, when so many in the country are poor.
But the same can be said of Spanish companies, who have been losing heavily on the Spanish stock exchange and stand to lose millions more when the new measures begin to take effect.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/1759896.stm   (594 words)

 BioView.com - Work WorldWide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Spanish sales professionals are in high demand; they receive about 23% of total job offers, while 4% of all job offers go to marketing professionals.
The Spanish National Research Council is the focus for biotechnology research and development, employing almost 2000 research scientists and managing an annual budget of $511 million spread over 105 research institutes.
Many traditional pharmaceutical companies in Spain are turning their attention to the potential of biotechnology processes and biopharmaceuticals for the development of new drugs, and are forming alliances with small, research-based biotechnology companies.
www.bioview.com /location/spain.html   (3331 words)

 Wired News: Spanish Pesetas Flow Into Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Though Spanish companies invest almost $4 billion less than U.S. companies, their investments are 20 times more than they were in 1995.
Spanish companies invested $20.4 billion this year in Brazilian ventures while U.S. investments totaled $23.9 billion, according to the Spanish Council of Commerce in Brazil.
These Spanish companies, which have popped up in every sector in Brazil, see room for growth, whereas their home country is witnessing "shakeouts" such as those occurring in the U.S. dot-com world.
www.wired.com /news/print/0,1294,40889,00.html   (539 words)

 Real Instituto Elcano
Subject: Direct investments by Spanish companies in eastern and southern Asia are very scarce (an annual average of barely 430 million euros in 1999-2001, a figure that equals a tiny 1% of total foreign investment).
Summary: Direct investments by Spanish companies in eastern and southern Asia are very scarce (an annual average of barely 430 million euros in 1999-2001, a figure that equals a tiny 1% of total foreign investment).
Strong geographic focus: Spanish investment in eastern and southern Asia was concentrated in Japan (270 million euros annual average in 1999-2001, equivalent to 0.65% of the total), the Philippines (75 million, 0.18%) and China, including Hong Kong (64 million, 0.16%).
www.realinstitutoelcano.org /analisis/193.asp   (1888 words)

 March 2002, The responsibility of Spanish garment retailers for the social and working conditions in Northern Morocco
Study the responsibility of Spanish companies for the social and working conditions of these workshops: 10 workers from established factories and 10 others from informal workshops and various individuals from different areas of these institutions were interviewed.
In general, these companies dedicate themselves solely to the manufacture of garments for their European matrix, in contrast to the majority of Moroccan enterprises that produce for numerous Western clients.
That is to say, specific Spanish companies have subcontracted these workshops, whether consciously or not (an aspect which the companies themselves must clarify) to manufacture their garments.
www.cleanclothes.org /publications/02-03-morocco.htm   (2189 words)

 EBF Articles on Europe Business Management European Economics Human Resources & Strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Taking into account that corporate governance mainly refers to governance of companies whose shares are traded on organised stock markets (quoted companies), we must analyse the impact of quoted companies on the Spanish economy as a whole.
Although the Spanish Corporations Act stipulates that directors shall be appointed by the General Shareholders Meeting, it also allows the board provisionally to appoint new members when vacancies occur.
Under the terms of Article 127 of the Spanish Corporations Act, directors are liable for the duty of care and the duty of loyalty.
www.ebfonline.com /at_forum/at_forum.asp?id=208&linked=200   (3087 words)

 Spanish companies. Incorporate your Spanish company within 24 hours.
Except in those cases where the company has just one shareholder, there is a change in the type of administration, two or more administrators are named or should there be any other unusual circumstance which incurs increased expense.
The proof of payment of IVA and Company Tax along with the accounts updated in the Mercantile Registry will also be handed over, should this be the case, depending upon the date of incorporation of the company chosen by the client.
The possible increase in registry fees as in the case of a unipersonal company, the appointment of more than two administrators or board of administration, will be assumed by the client according to the corresponding tariffs.
www.sociedadeslimitadas.com /VersIngles/pg_precios.php   (591 words)

 SPAIN: COUNTRY COMMERCIAL GUIDE - 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Spanish government is interested in attracting new foreign investment to modernize the economy.
Spanish law permits foreign investment of up to 100 percent of equity, except in a few strategic sectors.
Spanish legislation sets up a series of safeguards that nearly prohibit the nationalization or expropriation of foreign investment.
www.mac.doc.gov /tcc/data/commerce_html/countries/Countries5/Spain/CountryCommercial/1998/InvestmentClimate.html   (2240 words)

 A Special Advertising Section on Spain
Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar says Spain is strongly committed to being an economic engine in the region and is standing ready to reap the benefits.
Spanish banks have moved to capitalize on the high growth potential of commercial and private banking in the region.
Spanish Minister José María Aznar contends that the Latin American economies have put their economic houses in order reasonably well and thus they should not be penalized for the financial turmoil they underwent.
www.internationalspecialreports.com /archives/99/spain/4.html   (1504 words)

 Dec 2003, CCC-Newsletter - Thailand - Bed & Bath Workers Receive Compensation and Start Cooperative
Spanish investment is particularly significant in the production sector and provides the capital for 37% of registered companies.
The Spanish CCC has produced an in-depth report, "La moda, un teijdo de injustices" (Fashion, a fabric of injustice), which charts the historical and geographic links between Morocco and Spain, examines the growth of the garment industry and analyzes the role that Spanish companies have played.
Most Spanish companies site their factories in free trade zones and reap the financial benefits but then use the sub-contractors, scattered through-out Tangier in a variety of ways.
www.cleanclothes.org /news/newsletter17-11.htm   (814 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of Spanish companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Eroski is a Spanish supermarket chain with nearly 1,000 outlets spread across the country (excluding franchises).
The Inditex Group (Spanish: Industrias de Diseño Textil Sociedad Anónima) is a large Spanish corporation and of the worlds largest fashion groups.
Santa Bárbara or Santa Barbara (the Spanish- and Portuguese-language name of Saint Barbara, a third-century Christian martyr) may mean: Brazil Santa Bárbara, Bahia Santa Bárbara, Minas Gerais Cape Verde Santa Bárbara, Cape Verde, a parish in the island of Brava Costa Rica Santa B...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Spanish-companies   (557 words)

 Personal info for andago
The I Andago Report on the use of Linux and Open Source in the Spanish corporative environment has been based on a sample of the most important and influential 1,500 companies in the Spanish market, from invoicing data for the last fiscal year.
On the other hand, 26% of the companies in the survey are thinking of incorporating these technologies in the near future, which would suppose a penetration of 50% using Open Source among big Spanish companies.
The company was set up in 1996, thanks to a group of professionals led by José María Olmo, president of the company, who bet on the use of Linux in the carrying out of IT projects.
www.advogato.org /person/andago   (732 words)

 SSRN-Board Remuneration, Performance and Corporate Governance in Large Spanish Companies by Rafel Crespi-Cladera, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In this paper we present empirical evidence on the relationship between board remuneration of a sample of large Spanish companies and a set of explanatory variables such as performance and size of the company.
Company size is also related to board remuneration, and affects the pay-performance relationship, although is not relevant when we use an elasticity approach.
Finally, the governance structure of companies is relevant when explaining the power of the compensation-performance relationship, and differences between the impact of ownership concentration and firm leverage on this relationship are found.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?cfid=225803&cftoken=39326931&abstract_id=161869   (316 words)

 globalEDGE (TM) | international business resource desk - Trade: Company Directories
It finds websites of companies who use the global financial and capital markets and is a useful source to locate websites of public companies worldwide.
The database is searchable by category, company, country, or keyword, and listings usually including a short description of the company.
Companies are located in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/GR_CompanyDirectories.asp   (1267 words)

 Hu's visit expected to push Sino-Spanish ties forward__English_SINA.com
Spanish media reported that in the first five months of 2005, more than 30 Spanish companies set up offices and factories in Chinese cities of Shanghai, Tianjin and Beijing, to bring the total number of Spanish companies in China to nearly 300.
As Spain is the eighth biggest economy in the world with a total GNP of 837.5 billion euros (990,1 billion US dollars) last year, it is evident that there is still large room for both countries to further their economic cooperation, the diplomat said.
Spanish companies have quickened their march toward Chinese market.
english.sina.com /1/2005/1113/53320.html   (685 words)

 Companies Everywhere Seek Role in Iraq
And the leader of a Spanish construction consortium dismissed concerns for safety with a shrug.
Oil companies and other corporations from Russia are prepared to invest $4 billion "if there is fair competition, and clear rules for companies," he added.
His is one of 13 Spanish companies that met with the Iraqi officials, including Cespa, the Spanish oil company, and the BSCH bank.
www.iraqfoundation.org /news/2003/joct/27_companies.html   (820 words)

 TheStreet.com: Spanish Conglomerates Conquer Latin American Markets
Following the footsteps of Spanish conglomerates focused on Latin America, Telefonica Media, the media arm of Spanish telecom giant, Telefonica(TEF:NYSE), announced last week that its IPO is coming as soon as April.
Smaller companies are falling off the radar screens of most investors as the big players get bigger with bigger stock gains.
While Telefonica's Internet company, Terra Networks (TRRA:Nasdaq), has had an incredible 910% gain since its IPO last November and is considered by some Wall Street analysts to be a Latin American -- not Spanish -- play.
www.thestreet.com /pf/int/latin/884260.html   (709 words)

 FTC Sues “Credit Repair” Companies
According to the complaints, prior to their signing of a contract, both companies fail to provide consumers with required statements informing them about their rights under federal and state law to dispute inaccurate information themselves and explaining the limitations of credit repair.
In addition, the FTC charges that both companies fail to inform consumers they have the right to cancel their contracts without penalty.
To file a complaint in English or Spanish (bilingual counselors are available to take complaints), or to get free information on any of 150 consumer topics, call toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357), or use the complaint form at http://www.ftc.gov.
www.ftc.gov /opa/2005/01/sunshine.htm   (694 words)

 IR ON THE NET: Spanish companies pass the IR test   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Spanish blue chips pass with but an average score on the investor relations test, according to a Financial Dynamics survey which canvassed the views of 120 international investment analysts.
On average, the Ibex 35 companies were awarded a 65 percent approval rating for disclosure and 64 percent for their IR.
Two thirds of them met with company management more than four times in the last year, overtaking the average for the German, French and Italian markets.
www.ironthenet.com /newsarticle.asp?current=1&articleID=2147   (175 words)

 Online NewsHour: FCC Approves Merger of Spanish Media Companies -- Sept. 23, 2003
The FCC did require the merged companies to sell two radio stations, one each in Houston, Texas, and Albuquerque, N.M., as mandated by the agency's new media ownership regulations.
The company, with net revenues topping $1 billion last year, reaches over 97 percent of Hispanic households with its telenovelas, soccer and Latin-American oriented news programming.
The company says its presence in the broadcast market is relatively small, and the merger was necessary to compete against the larger networks for advertising dollars and viewers, who are often bilingual.
www.pbs.org /newshour/media/media_watch/july-dec03/univisionmerger_09-22-03.html   (992 words)

 Translation Services Company - Language Translation Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Aragonese dialect of Spanish is different from the Aragonese language.
You probably don't speak Spanish yourself, so there are a few questions you'll need to consider when choosing a translation company.
To ensure our translators keep abreast of the language our Spanish translators live in-county and translate into their mother tongue.
www.appliedlanguage.com /languages/spanish_translation.shtml   (552 words)

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All large multinational companies have offices in Madrid, and it is the location of the main national telecommunication operators, network equipment providers, content providers, banks, utilities, making it the main business city in the country; the city is equipped with many large facilities for fairs and conventions.
Broadcasting and media companies are another important group in the region that could be target for W3C: the main private-owned television channels (Tele5 and Antena3) serve to the public at large with open television productions, there are also one digital private TV platform, and several public-owned television channels (under the supervision of Radio TelevisiĆ³n EspaƱola).
In the case of the Spanish office, most of the feedback to W3C is related to the usage of the Spanish (and the other official) languages, including internationalisation issues, and the translation of specifications and standards to these languages.
www.w3.org /2003/03/SpainExSummary-1.html   (2060 words)

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