Law Firms, Lawyers in Latin America and the Caribbean
Law Firms and Their Lawyers in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean Legal Articles
- Bankruptcy in Panama: Legal Considerations
Provided by Pardini & Associates
Every declaration of bankruptcy, represent certain effects over the person declared bankrupt. Some of them will generally apply to every person as of the moment of declaration, we will call those general effects, and some others will depend on other facts like the qualification of the bankruptcy.
- Stamp Tax on Transactions by Electronic Means in Buenos Aires
Provided by Canosa Abogados
On January 1, 2015, Law No. 5493 entered into force, introducing amendments to the Tax Code of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (“TC”) concerning the Stamp Tax.
- London and Nordic Marine Insurance Markets
Provided by Villagran Lara, Attorneys
A Comparative Analysis in Relation to Marine Insurance Cover.
- Cayman Islands Limited Liability Companies Bill
Provided by Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries
It is proposed that a new law (the “Law”) be enacted, to permit the formation of a new type of vehicle in the Cayman Islands – a Cayman Islands limited liability company (an "LLC").
- Commercial Contracts in the UK: Damages Where There are Concurrent Causes of Action
Provided by Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
What is the correct approach to calculating damages where a breach of contract claim is accompanied by a claim for negligence?
- Derivative Claims in the Cayman Islands
Provided by Loeb Smith
What is a derivative action? A derivative action is one commenced by one or more minority shareholders on behalf of a company of which they are member in respect of loss or damage which that company has suffered. Such a claim can only be brought in certain circumstances and amounts to an exception to the rule that a company, as a separate legal person, should sue and be sued in its own name (often referred to as the rule in Foss v Harbottle (1843), 2 Hare 461; 67 E.R 189).
- The Colombian Patent and Trademark Office: Steps Towards the Future
Provided by B&R Latin America IP LLC
Revolutionary changes will be implemented in the administrative software that is in charge of the distinctive signs in the Superintendence of Industry and commerce (SIC), Colombia’s trademark authority.
- Comprehending the Legal Principles of Brazilian Labor Law
Provided by M F Ejchel
When a foreign worker provides services in Brazil the laws governing the contract are the laws of the country of origin or the laws of Brazil? This special article is about the foreign employment in Brazil and principles adopted by the Brazilian Labor Court on the demands arising from those relationships.
- Franchising in Ecuador
Provided by Romero Arteta Ponce Attorneys
Despite recent the economic crisis and downturns in several important countries in the region, Latin America still remains a crucial trading and investment area for multinationals. For after over a decade of full-blown globalization efforts by the government and international investors, Ecuador has opened to foreign investment.
- Cuba Enacts New Foreign Investment Law
Provided by Abogados Lombardi Aguilar Group
The Law clearly provides that foreign investment is regulated within a framework of the law, sovereignty, independence and mutual benefit, in order to contribute to Cuban economical development within a prosperous and sustainable socialist economy