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Experts’ Contributions

In this Section, Soulier Avocats is pleased to publish contributions and insights from legal professionals, most of whom from leading foreign law firms with which we regularly work on transnational cases and transactions.

In a context of globalization and permanent changes, these contributions open windows on the world and, through a legal analytical prism, help us better understand the tremendous structural, institutional and business shifts affecting our present-day societies.

These articles also provide valuable information to businesses wishing to expand or consolidate their operations internationally.

Recent experts' contributions

November 2020

Uruguay’s Competition Law Reform introduced a new premerger control regime

Uruguayan Law No. 18.159 on the Promotion and Defense of Competition has been recently amended, through the enactment of Law No. 19.833 last year (hereinafter, the “Reform”). The Reform sets forth significant changes that align Uruguayan Competition Law with international standards, and this initiative is framed within the recommendations issued by United Nations on its Uruguay report published on October, 2016, which resulted from Uruguay undergoing a “Voluntary Peer Review of Competition Law and Policy”, within the framework of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (“UNCTAD”). The Reform deploys some (though clearly not all) recommendations issued by UNCTAD.

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June 2020

Brexit happened – what will occur to your EU IP rights?

After years of delay, Brexit came into effect and the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. Brexit will have wide-ranging implications for business, and highly regulated industries such as the life sciences industry will need to anticipate and mitigate a variety of changes. This article highlights some of the critical changes regarding IP rights and provides some guidance for future planning.

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