Category Archives: FAQ

Term to File Appeal in Summary Procedure Employment Cases Shortened

On August 6, 2014 the Governor of Puerto Rico signed yet another piece of legislation that affects the interests of employers in the Island.   By signing Law 133 of 2014, the Governor approved the latest amendment made to the summary procedure for employment cases under Law 2 of 1961, which already substantially limits an employer’s

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Preview of Caribbean Business Article: “Don’t mess with the Mouse: Protecting your Intellectual Property”

“Don’t mess with the Mouse: Protecting your Intellectual Property” By Sebastián Torres, Esq. He is one of the world’s most famous characters.  Market researchers estimate a 97% recognition rate in the United States that surpasses even Santa Claus.  Brand experts estimate its value to exceed $3 billion.  I am talking about the ultimate symbol of

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Mergers & Acquisitions: A Buyer’s Guide (by Pedro Barcelo, Esq.)

Caribbean Business: “Mergers & Acquisitions: A Buyer’s Guide” There are essentially three kinds of sellers in merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions: (i) the private seller, which is usually has small group of owners (entrepreneurs or family); (ii) the public company seller; and (iii) a big company selling a portion of itself. Regardless of the deal

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