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Latin America and the Caribbean Legal Articles

  • New Electronic Gazette of Intellectual Property in Peru
       Provided by B&R Latin America IP LLC

    The Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y de la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (Indecopi) in Peru, launched the 'Electronic Gazette of Industrial Property' free of charge, a digital tool for the publication of applications for registrations of distinctive signs, inventions and new technologies.

  • The New Cayman Islands Trademarks Regime
       Provided by Loeb Smith Attorneys

    The new Cayman Islands Trade Marks Law [were] published on 19th December 2016, pursuant to which a stand-alone comprehensive trademark protection regime was created in the Cayman Islands (the "New Trade Marks Regime") to replace the current system of extension of existing UK/EU IP rights.

  • Divorce In Jamaica
       Provided by Law Office of Abi-Gaye White-Thomas

    For divorce proceedings to start, there are certain requirements which have to be satisfied. In Jamaica, the only ground for a divorce is the irretrievable breakdown of the union. It is important to note that the parties would have to be separated for twelve (12) months.

  • Panama as an Added Value to SEM Companies: A Reflection 10 Years Later
       Provided by Icaza, Gonzalez-Ruiz & Aleman

    Ten years have elapsed since the enactment of Law 41 of 2007, whereby the Special System for the establishment and operation of Multinational Corporations Headquarters (SEM) was created in Panama.

  • Most Common Legal Aspects Affecting Ex-Patriate Workers in Colombia
       Provided by Abusaid Gómez & Asociados

    Foreign companies establish their presence in Colombia, and most of the times the first thing they do is, send a trusted directive to oversee the new venture. That worker, in its expatriate condition, faces different legal consequences that need to be handled correctly.

  • Commercial Contracts and Changes in Circumstances in the Bahamas
       Provided by Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law

    A failure by a contractual party to anticipate a change in circumstances before entering into a contract, could adversely affect their contractual rights should a dispute arise.

  • The Anti-Corruption Law and Compliance Programs in Brazil
       Provided by M F Ejchel

    The Anti-Corruption Act has been approved as a result of the international commitments made by Brazil to confront and fight major local corruption. In the same path, the implementation of Compliance Program has increasingly gain importance in the international economic scenario and started to receive major role to give the guidelines contained in the new legislation.

  • The Trust in Costa Rica: A Matter of Confidence
       Provided by ERP Lawyers & Associates

    When investing money, when looking for financing, and even, when you want to safeguard your heritage or own assets for the benefit of your loved ones, there is a word that describes and motivates a person from the thoughts to the actions; that word is: trust.

  • Grounds for Annulment of Marriage in Jamaica
       Provided by Blair Foreman & Co.

    What is an annulment? Annulment is a legal procedure which cancels a marriage between a man and a woman. The legal effect of annulling a marriage is that the marriage is completely erased as though it technically never existed and was never valid.

  • Company Formation in Jamaica
       Provided by Yualande Christopher & Associates

    Before embarking on any business venture, consider the type of company you wish to form. Weighing the Pros and Cons will give you a better idea on whether you want a Limited Liability Company (LLC). it isn't always the best fit for your business, although it's favoured by most entrepreneurs. The Article below will allow you consider all the pros and cons of incorporating an LLC in Jamaica determine if it's right for your business model.

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