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, 16 October, 2020

Brazil: What should be the future of the Leisure and Tourism sector?


The Leisure and Tourism sector has undoubtedly been the major victim of the Covid-19 pandemic, having been forced to face a situation unprecedented in history. Reflecting this, the great feeling of uncertainty among the leaders and professionals of the sector is natural, as they do not know how they will be able to deal with […]

Thursday, 27 August, 2020

Mexico: Fashion Law


Fashion Law is a branch of the “recent” and “emergent” law which comprises all the legal aspects of the fashion industry.  This specialty has its origins in the United States of America and was coined as such by Susan Scafidi, which acknowledged the relevance of forming professionals specialized in business fashion in order to meet […]

Tuesday, 21 July, 2020

Mexico: ECIJA participates in the historic first divorce e-trial in the Mexico Civil Courts.


Today, the “first distance trial hearing” was verified regarding a voluntary divorce proceeding, in which the respective divorce judgment was pronounced.  The following is a brief summary of the online procedure and Ecija’s experience in sponsoring one of the parties in the case. 1.- On July 13 of this year, Ecija México filed, on behalf […]

Monday, 6 July, 2020

Mexico: Restrictions to entering into Trade Agreements with other Countries according to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)


One of the most paradoxical provisions of the USMCA, published in the Federal Official Gazette on June 29, 2020, is article 32.10[1] of Chapter 32 of the Agreement, related to ” Exceptions and General Provisions”. Article 32.10 was a condition of the United States government during the negotiations between the three countries in the context […]

Friday, 3 July, 2020

Mexico: Supreme court (SCJN) minister grants suspension against The “NAHLE Decree” on renewable energies due to the constitutional controversy proceeding initiated by The Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE).


I. Background On May 15, 2020, the Ministry of Energy (SENER) published on the Federal Official Gazette (DOF) a Decree issuing the Reliability, Safety, Continuity and Quality Policy of the National Electric System (the Decree). The Decree modifies the rules in order for new renewable energy generating plants to be connected to the National Electric […]