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The "Treaty on the Law of Trademarks" and "Regulation" of 1994 is returned to Congress by the Constitutional Court for Errors in Processing

by Rosa Margarita Santacruz The Colombian government, through the 1343 Act, 2009 approved the "Treaty on the Law of Trademarks" and "Regulation"- TLT-, adopted on October 27, 1994 (Geneva, Switzerland). Once approved, the law passed to constitutional control by the Colombian...

Simplified Stock Corporations in Colombia

by Luisa Fernanda Mantilla Verdooren Excerpt: Every day there are more reasons for foreign investors to pay attention to Latin America. Colombia illustrates the present trend toward modern corporate models, demonstrated by its recent regulations for simplified stock corporations. During...

Commercial Agency Contract and Trademark Licensing Agreement in Colombia

By Germn Marin The commercial agency contract in Colombia is one of the most controversial contracts in Colombia, for the obligations that the entrepreneur is forced to pay to the agent at the time of its termination. The novelty of some new approaches leads us to look at the license agreement...

District Court in Eleventh Circuit Deepens the Circuit Conflict By Upholding Alien Tort Statute Claims Against Corporate Defendant

By Louis M. Solomon In re Chiquita Brands Int'l, Inc. Alient Tort Statute and Shareholder Derivative Litigation , Case No. 08-01916 (S.D.Fla June 2011), [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ] is multidistrict litigation of seven cases consolidated in...

Colombia drops disputed 'military exclusion' plan

BOGOTA Colombia (AP) - Colombia's government is dropping a proposed judicial change that would have let military judges decide whether soldiers should be tried for alleged rights abuses. Human rights groups have opposed the measure. Justice Minister Carlos Esguerra said Full version (available...

Andrew Abela-Maldonado on Recent Changes in Colombian Procedural Law

Opening its markets, Colombia has become an attractive alternative to foreign investors. Recent procedural regulatory changes that will affect national and cross border transactions. The country is busy promoting investment frameworks and revamping the efficiency of its procedural regulations. Four...