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
- Freezing Orders in UK Maritime Case: Third Party Creditors
Provided by Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
The courts will be sympathetic to third parties who are seeking to enforce their security in respect of property subject to a freezing order.
- Marine Collision Law in Ecuador
Provided by Villagran Lara, Attorneys
Ecuador is not a party of the Brussels Collision Convention. Ecuador is party from 2012 to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). This convention includes provisions in regard to collisions on the high seas, determining that in regard to penal or disciplinary matters jurisdiction is subject to the flag State, or the State in which the individual to be investigated is a national.
- Cryptocurrency in the Cayman Islands: Blockchain Technology in the Funds Industry
Provided by Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries
Blockchain technology offers an exciting and unprecedented innovative opportunity for the investment funds industry and there are now at least 50 hedge funds dedicated to Cryptocurrency.
- Corporations in Costa Rica: Get to Know the Percentages for the Payment of Taxes Defined by Law
Provided by ERP Lawyers & Associates
The new law 9428 that establishes the new taxes on corporations is already into force. This law defines the tax amounts that the corporations must pay per year.
- 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.
- 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.