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
- Arbitration Clauses: Do They Trump Other Requirements?
Provided by Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
A recent ruling in the UK’s High Court highlights the importance of arbitration clauses and agreements in commercial disputes, and clarifies when they take precedence.
- Mareva or Freezing Injunctions in the Cayman Islands
Provided by Loeb Smith
A mareva or freezing injunction is an interim court order, restraining a party from dealing with, or removing, assets from the jurisdiction. Such an order is normally applied for on an ex parte basis (or without notice to the respondent) in order to avoid the risk of the dissipation of the assets which the injunction is intended to cover.
- Abrupt Increase in Official Fees for Intellectual Property in Venezuela
Provided by B&R Latin America IP LLC
Venezuela increased its prices on intellectual property.
- Panama Energy Industry Perspective
Provided by Pardini & Associates
The actual national energy industry is diversified with all sort of energy projects, including an innovational wind plant (400Mw) and very soon and plural numbers of solar energy plants.
- Foreign Companies in Ecuador
Provided by Sanchez & Barriga Abogados
Foreign companies wishing to open a branch in Ecuador, should be incorporated in their country of origin as a trading company, may be of limited liability or a Inc and consider the following issues.
- Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
Provided by Beitia-Carrillo Consultores & Asociados
Firstly, is important to understand the cause of money laundry crime. Usually, is related to drugs traffic, terrorism, trafficking of humans, others international crimes. In 1989, the group of seven (G-7), composed in those days by Italy, United Kingdom, France, Canada, United States, West Germany and Japan, create Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
- Real Estate in Costa Rica
Provided by ERP Lawyers & Associates
Due to the financial crisis in the US in 2008, Costa Rica was seriously affected in the real estate field, because most of the people that were buying properties, mainly in the Pacific and Caribbean area, were coming from the U.S.A. and some other foreign countries. However, since 2012 Costa Rica has been experiencing a new growth in real estate.
- Consensual Judicial or Litigious Divorce, Sharing of Assets, Inheritance in Brazil
Provided by Alves Jacob Law Firm
Rights in a possible process of Divorce. Sharing of assets. Custody of the minor child. Permanent visa in Brazil.
- Guide to Set up and Maintain a Company in Argentina
Provided by Castro Sammartino & Pierini
Regardless the business field of the investment, there are certain general steps to start a business in Argentina and to keep it in a legal good standing. Following, we will set forth a general guide aimed as reference for those wishing to do or already doing business in Argentina. The guide describes the formation process of a Sociedad Anónima (or SA) for being this vehicle the most suitable one to channel foreign investments.
- Malta Individual Investor Program – Facilitating Citizenship Through Investment in the Republic of Malta
Provided by Mossack Fonseca & Co.
The Republic of Malta allows investors to apply for citizenship, with all of its advantages. Acquiring Maltese citizenship also confers the benefits of European Union citizenship, since Malta has been a member of the European Union since 2004. Maltese citizenship also provides a visa exemption to more than 160 countries around the world, including the U.S.A.