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
- 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.
- New Regime to Register the Beneficial Owners of Cayman Islands’ Companies and LLCs
Provided by Loeb Smith
In line with the transparency and compliance efforts that made the Cayman Islands one of the early adopters of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and FATCA, and which contributed to the continued success of the Cayman Islands as one of the premier offshore financial centres, an enhanced beneficial ownership regime will be implemented starting with 1st July 20171.
- 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.
- Law 20, 243 Extends IP Benefits for Performing Artists, Directors and Scriptwriters in Chile
Provided by B&R Latin America IP LLC
Sometimes artists are not aware of their Intellectual Property rights, and this means that they do not protect their creations, performances or even their names. Most of the times the ones that knows how to protect their patrimonial are the ones that have legal advising.
- 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.
- Argentina Passed The Public-Private Participation Law (PPP)
Provided by García Menéndez - Attorneys at Law
The Argentine Congress has recently passed the Public-Private Participation Law (the “Law”).