Friday, 5 March, 2021

Costa Rica: We Come in Peace: The Intellectual Property of Robots

ECIJA in the media

Nearshore Americas “I am not a human. I am a robot. A thinking robot. I use only 0.12% of my cognitive capacity. I am a micro-robot in that respect. I know that my brain is not a “feeling brain”. But it is capable of making rational, logical decisions. I taught myself everything I know just […]

Tuesday, 2 March, 2021

Mexico: Consumer Protection Agency (PROFECO) issues Code of Ethics for E-commerce


On February 26, 2021, the Federal Consumer Protection Agency (“PROFECO”) published in the Federal Official Gazette, the Code of Ethics for Electronic Commerce. The purpose of the Code of Ethics is to establish the values ​​and principles that every supplier must observe in activities related to electronic commerce, in order to respect and promote consumers […]

ECIJA Argentina Elzen Friday, 26 February, 2021

ECIJA starts operating in Argentina with ELZEN Abogados

ECIJA in the media, Press Releases

With this move, ECIJA reinforces its position as the Spanish law firm with the largest presence in Latin America, with a total of 16 territories and 27 offices. ECIJA begins 2021 following the path of growth traced in previous years, through the arrival in a new market in Latin America, the thirteenth of the Firm […]

Friday, 26 February, 2021

Brazil: DREI NORMATIVE INSTRUCTION (“IN”) No. 82/2021: updating the procedures for the authentication of corporate books and accounting instruments.

Legal memos

On February 22, 2021, the National Department of Business Registration and Integration (“DREI”) published, in the Official Gazette of the Union, Normative Instruction DREI/SGD/ME No. 82, of February 19, 2021 (“DREI IN No. 82/2021” or “new DREI IN”), which consolidates the general rules and guidelines about the procedures for the authentication of companies’ accounting instruments […]

Thursday, 18 February, 2021

Portugal: Antas da Cunha Ecija records most M&A transactions in Portugal for Real Estate and Distribution & Retail in 2020

ECIJA in the media

Iberian Lawyer Antas da Cunha Ecija achieves the highest number of M&A transactions in Portugal for Real Estate and Distribution and Retail in 2020. Antas da Cunha Ecija & Associados has announced that, despite the fact that the number of M&A transactions in Portugal suffered a slight decrease in 2020, the firm has achieved the highest […]

Wednesday, 17 February, 2021

Spain: The very real cybersecurity risks of the Internet of Bodies

Articles, ECIJA in the media

This article was published by Data Guidance. As our uses for technology develop, new risks – and terminology – emerge. All of us are familiar with the Internet of Things; now we may have to grapple with the Internet of Bodies (‘IoB’) and its associated risks, as recently addressed by the Spanish data protection authority […]