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 […]

Medical Cannabis regulation slowly advances in Brazil

Medical Cannabis regulation slowly advances in Brazil

Anvisa and Brazilian House of Representatives yield to social pressure and move towards to the universalization of cannabis for medical purposes As scientific evidence advances on the therapeutic benefits of medicinal products made from Cannabis sp. extracts, the number of countries with specific regulations also increases.  Substances from cannabis are being used as an alternative […]

Launch of LAA’S website

The Luxembourg Arbitration Association a.s.b.l. (“LAA”), a non-profit organisation founded in 1996, and dedicated to the promotion and development of arbitration practice in Luxembourg, is proud to announce the launch of its website: www.luxarbitration.com Looking for an arbitrator, a counsel or a tribunal secretary? You will find all this and more in the “Members” tab. […]

Keep Calm and Be a (Black) Swan – Standalone injunctive relief

Keep Calm and Be a (Black) Swan – Standalone injunctive relief

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) sets itself apart from other offshore and onshore centres through the speed, efficiency and flexibility with which it deals with matters, especially those arising from fraud. Absent a statutory gateway for standalone injunctive relief, the Courts in the BVI have long grappled with extending relief to an aggrieved party who […]

Do Chambers and the Legal 500 have a diversity problem?

Do Chambers and the Legal 500 have a diversity problem?

It’s law firm directory season once again. Marketing professionals everywhere are celebrating the rankings of their firms and individual partners in the latest editions of the Chambers and Legal 500 directories. Their excited, self-congratulatory posts on LinkedIn serve to show just how much they matter. These directories have been part of the legal landscape for […]