One of the lessons that the 2008 global economic crisis has taught us is the need to look for new security instruments for the credit market. Hitherto, and particularly in Spain, attention has focused almost exclusively on real estate. However, in order to facilitate credit arrangements and foster economic growth, it seems prudent to diversify securities and to employ movables as well.

In this context, comparative experience shows that the retention of title is a useful form of security which is widely used in England. The purpose of this presentation is to show the legal regime, characteristics and effects of retention of title clauses under English law and to draw attention to differences with the equivalent concept in the Spanish legal system.

A sandwich lunch will be available from 12.30. The meeting will begin at 1pm.