Friday, 6 November, 2020

Costa Rica: The United States vs. Google Will Have a Lasting Impact on the Tech Industry

ECIJA in the media

Nearshore Americas The recent lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Google for monopolistic practices is very reminiscent of the United States vs. Microsoft case, which began in 1998, the same year in which Google, Inc. was born in a Californian garage. In July, we watched a House Judiciary Committee hearing of the US Congress in which the […]

comunicaciones comerciales actividades de juego Wednesday, 4 November, 2020

Royal Decree 958/2020, of 3 November, on commercial communications of the gambling activities

Legal memos

Finally, the Royal Decree on Commercial Communications, which final text we analyze below, has been approved and published in the Official Gazette (BOE): Sponsorship on premises, sports teams or competitions, t-shirts or sports equipment is prohibited. Sponsorship is possible outside the frame of the prohibitions. The existing sponsorship agreements can be in force until 31 […]

Tuesday, 3 November, 2020

ECIJA strengthens its presence in Guatemala with INTEGRUM

ECIJA in the media, Press Releases

This movement is part of the Firm’s strategic plan to become a leader in Latin America, where it already has a presence in 12 countries and more than 600 professionals. ECIJA continues its ambitious growth strategy in Latin America, this time with the integration of INTEGRUM, a leading firm in the Guatemalan market, which renews […]

Friday, 30 October, 2020

Brazil: New chapters about Brazil and OECD: telecommunications and broadcasting


This Monday, 26, after almost two years of on-going working, OECD concludes its review that reinforces Brazil’s strategic position in the global scenario: the launch of the peer reviews “On the Way to the Digital Era in Brazil”[1] and “Telecommunications and Broadcasting in Brazil”[2]. Brazil, through Anatel, contracted an OECD study to analyses the brazilian institutional […]

Friday, 30 October, 2020

ECIJA incorporates six new partners in the Brazilian and Costa Rican offices

Press Releases

With this movement, the Firm strengthens its presence in Latin America as the largest Spanish firm in the region. ECIJA reinforces its offices in Brazil and Costa Rica by adding six new partners specialized in the areas of TMT – Technology, Media and Telecommunications – Corporate/M&A, Competition and Aviation Law. This move responds to ECIJA’s […]

locales de negocio arrendados Wednesday, 28 October, 2020

Catalonia: New urgent measures to support economic activity in rented business premises

Legal memos

By Decree Law 34/2020 published this 22nd of October Generalitat de Catalunya (DOGC) has introduced relevant changes on commercial leases. More specifically with regard to the obligation to pay rent on commercial leases rented by business affected by Covid-19 restrictions. The aim being to mitigate the negative consequences of the sanitary crisis on tenants, while […]