Friday, 14 May, 2021

Discussion on Islamic finance regulations brewing in Brazil

ECIJA in the media

In an article for the monthly report of Islamic Finance News, the largest media service provider specialized in Islamic Finance, Fábio Figueira, a partner in the Corporate and Competition areas of CTA, talks about the occurring discussions around the regulations of the Islamic Finance in Brazil. Even though the country is the largest Halal protein exporter in […]

Thursday, 13 May, 2021 17, 18 y 19 de Mayo

I International Forum on Privacy and Data Protection

Events

The Ibero-American Data Protection Observatory, Pridat Foundation, IAPP and the University of Nebrija organize the “I International Forum on Privacy and Data Protection, Regulatory Developments and Challenges in a Global Society”, next May 17, 18 and 19, 2021. Daniel López Carballo, partner of  Privacy and Data Protection, Information Technologies at ECIJA Madrid is the Academic […]

Tuesday, 11 May, 2021 12 May Online

Webinar: UK – SPAIN cross border wealth planning

Events

Join us for a discussion of the latest trends from UK-Spain Cross Border Wealth Planning next Wednesday 12th May at 2pm. We will cover a range of topics including: Income tax and capital gains considerations for entrepreneurs spending time in the UK & Spain. Considerations for cross border estates & succession planning for those with […]

Friday, 7 May, 2021

Published New Gas Law aiming at the expansion of the national gas pipeline network

Legal memos

On April 9th, 2021, it was published Federal Law No. 14,134/2021, which provides for the activities of transportation of natural gas and of outlet, treatment, processing, underground storage, conditioning, liquefaction, regasification, and trade of natural gas (“New Gas Law”). The New Gas Law aims, especially, to expand the network of transportation gas pipelines, which today […]

Friday, 7 May, 2021

Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (“Cade”) extends deadlines for Petrobras’ divestments regarding oil refining and natural gas assets

Legal memos

On April 28th, 2021, Cade extended the deadlines for Petrobras to sell oil refineries and assets in the natural gas market. The divestments are part of the obligations assumed by Petrobras in connection with 2 (two) Terms of Commitment to Cease Conduct – TCCs entered into by the state-owned company and Cade in 2019 within […]

Thursday, 6 May, 2021

Panama’s Long Road to Privacy Just Beginning

ECIJA in the media

Nearshore Americas On March 29 after an 2-year period of of vacatio legis (absence of law), the long-awaited Law 81 on Personal Data Protection in Panama, originally passed in 2019, came into force. Like recent regulations on data protection in Latin America, Panama’s Law 81 was noticeably influenced by the European regulatory model and includes some of […]