COVID-19: The Impact Of The Emergency Situation On Contractual Obligations – Some Takeways For Companies And Their Management Bodies

COVID-19: The Impact Of The Emergency Situation On Contractual Obligations – Some Takeways For Companies And Their Management Bodies

Doing Business in Times of Emergency – The on-going pandemia and the relevant extraordinary restrictive measures are having a disruptive effect on contracts performance, exposing businesses to potential conflicts and significant risks. Contractual remedies and applicable law may exclude liability, but companies should act timely and directors diligently. Here an overview from an Italian law […]

COVID-19: Italian Measures On Shareholders’Meetings

COVID-19: Italian Measures On Shareholders’Meetings

With annual general meetings of listed and non-listed companies approaching, and in the context of sweeping statutory measures to address the Covid-19 emergency (Law Decree No. 18 of 17 March 2020, so-called “Heal Italy”), the Italian Government introduced legislative measures to facilitate the holding of shareholders’ meetings. To ensure that quotaholders (in the case of […]

Retail Leases Under Covid-19

Retail Leases Under Covid-19

With the aim to avoid the spreading of Covid-19, the DPCM regulation, issued on March 11, 2020 has provided for the closing of non-essential retail shops. The rule is based on the so-called “factum principis”, well-known principle of private law regarding contractual obligations. Specifically, it refers to the inability to fulfill a debtor’s obligation to […]

Judiciary Branch Takes The “Regulatory” Role For Cannabis Tillage In Brazil

Judiciary Branch Takes The “Regulatory” Role For Cannabis Tillage In Brazil

Lack of specific regulation cannot prevent the planting of cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes There has been a lot of discussion regarding the planting of cannabis in Brazil because the Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency – Anvisa published in December last year the RDC No. 327/19 to allow the manufacture, import and commercialization of cannabis-based […]

SOLCARGO strengthens its presence in Mexico with the hires of Partners Jorge A. Labastida Martinez, Cecilia Curiel Piña and Carlos del Razo Ochoa

SOLCARGO strengthens its presence in Mexico with the hires of Partners Jorge A. Labastida Martinez, Cecilia Curiel Piña and Carlos del Razo Ochoa

Solórzano, Carvajal, González y Pérez-Correa, S.C. (SOLCARGO) is a law firm founded in 1995 and currently recognized as one of the leading law firms in Mexico. It is based in Mexico City and has practices focused on corporate, regulatory, financial transactions, litigation and arbitration, intellectual property, administrative and environmental. SOLCARGO continues the expansion of its […]

Because of the inertia of the Executive Branch, the Judiciary starts to “regulate” the growing of cannabis in Brazil

Because of the inertia of the Executive Branch, the Judiciary starts to “regulate” the growing of cannabis in Brazil

Although the Executive Branch has the prerogative to regulate this subject, legal decisions in favor of cannabis cultivation in the national territory are becoming increasingly common to compensate the State’s omission. Finally, the National Health Surveillance Agency – Anvisa enacted the long-awaited regulation for cannabis-based products.  After so much speculation, RDC No. 327/2019 was unanimously […]