The confrontation in the courts between the ex-president of El Corte Inglés, Dimas Gimeno, and his cousins, the sisters Márta and Cristina Álvarez Guil, daughters and heiresses of the late Isidoro Álvarez, also former president of the department store chain, is leaning for the moment side of the bonuses. The judge of the Mercantile Court number 2 of Madrid today dismissed the lawsuit filed by the mother of Gimeno, María Antonia Álvarez, against a series of agreements adopted at the IASA meeting in October 2017, the equity company that owns the 22% of the shares of El Corte Inglés and is owned by the sisters with 69%; and Gimeno, his mother and uncle, with the rest.
With this decision, there are already two legal setbacks received by Gimeno and his environment in recent days, after the file last week of the complaint filed by Gimeno against the former chief of security of department stores, Juan Carlos Fernández-Cernuda, for unfair administration, corporate crime and corruption in business.
The requested challenge was submitted to trial on January 23 and the corresponding test was carried out. María Antonia Álvarez accused the daughters of her brother Isidoro of having violated the member's right to information and of having a debt forgiveness for almost seven million euros in the annual accounts for the year ended on October 31, 2016. they asked for the annulment of the approval agreements of the annual accounts of that year and the aforementioned cancellation of the debt.
The ruling declares proven that at the general meeting of shareholders