Benefit for retired foreigners who obtain permanent residence.

In Uruguay there are special benefits for foreign retirees who want to settle in the country and obtain permanent legal residence. The benefits include the introduction into the country free of taxes and duties of the following goods: The introduction of assets is authorized only once, within six months of authorizing permanent residence in Uruguay. The following requirements must […]

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There are very few guarantees in life. Is your commercial guarantee on of them?

On this episode of Inside R&E, Dave Lorenzo interviews R&E’s Alex M. Estis, a Member with the firm’s Litigation Department, for a deep dive into the complexities of commercial guarantees – a pivotal area in Alex’s sophisticated commercial litigation portfolio. During their conversation, Alex explores every aspect of commercial guarantees, discussing their critical role in […]

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Understanding Land Registry in Real Estate Transactions

The land registry is a public record of real and other types of rights relating to real estate. The existence and proper management of the land registry is extremely important in real estate transactions, as it allows anyone to easily check the ownership of a particular property. Registration of ownership in the land registry, however, […]

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CNPlaw LLP recommended in Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2024

CNPLaw LLP is thrilled to announce our inclusion in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2024 rankings for the seventh consecutive year. We are honored to have received recognition in multiple categories, including: Mr. Subramanian Pillai who heads our Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Projects Practice Group was recommended as a Litigation Star for Singapore in the practice area […]

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Empire Wind 1 and Sunrise Wind New Contracts Finalized

The Governor announced the finalization of new contracts for Empire Wind 1, a planned 810-megawatt project (developed by Equinor), and Sunrise Wind, a planned 924-megawatt project (developed by Ørsted and Eversource) as the result of New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation. The two offshore wind projects, totaling over 1,700 megawatts, will produce enough clean energy […]

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Government proposes reforms to TUPE obligations

The Government has published a consultation which is seeking views on proposals to refine and reform the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”), in an attempt to make the process less complex, and cheaper, for businesses. The consultation, running until 11 July 2024, forms part of the Government’s efforts to reduce the […]

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Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resources

New Rulemaking Effort Aims to Keep Toxics Out of Cosmetics In 2023, the Washington state Legislature passed the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act (“TFCA”). The Act restricts the manufacture, distribution, and sale of cosmetic products within Washington state that contain certain toxic chemicals. As of January 1, 2025, the TFCA will restrict nine toxic chemicals and chemical […]

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New Procedure: Expression of Interest (Manifestação de Interesse)

The Agency for Migration, Integration, and Asylum (AIMA) has launched the process for the  regularization of immigrant candidates applying for the Expression of Interest (EOI). Priority is being given to older processes that have been awaiting an in-person interview for a longer period. The change in the procedure that was previously followed will be communicated […]

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WIPO Members Adopt Treaty to Protect Indigenous IP

“Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)- Female on a Neem (Azadirachta indica) tree at Hodal Iws IMG 1279” by J.M.Garg is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. New WIPO treaty On indigenous knowledge Governs new patents Member states of the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) recently approved a new treaty on intellectual property (IP), genetic resources, and traditional knowledge. WIPO is the United […]

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Women in ADR and the Annual Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch AnnualIntervarsity ADR Moot Competition

Diversity and inclusivity in terms of culture, gender, age, sex and colour arefundamental aspirations for a healthy, sustainable, vibrant and dynamic societyand that is the business of women in Alternative Dispute Resolution (“WADR”or “Women in ADR” hereafter) in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution(ADR). Women in ADR is an international not for profit organisation with […]

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Supreme Court Rules that Life Insurance Used by Company to Redeem a Deceased Shareholder’s Stock Must be Included in Estate Valuation

On June 6, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that, for federal estate tax purposes, a company’s obligation to redeem shares from a deceased shareholder’s estate does not offset life insurance proceeds used by the company to satisfy that obligation. The case, Connelly vs. United States, 602 U.S. ___ (2024), was closely watched by the […]

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