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Amendments to the Free Trade Zone Regime

On December 8th, 2017 Uruguay enacted Act No. 19.566, which amends the Free Trade Zones General Act, No. 15.921.On September 27th, the Decree No. 309/018 entered into force, with the main purpose of regulating the modifications introduced by the aforementioned ...

Assignment of Tax Certificates

Assignment of tax certificates.

New regulation regarding food labeling

On August 29, 2018, the Executive Branch approved a decree for the labeling of foods that in its process of preparation or in the process of preparation of any of its ingredients contain added sodium, fat or sugars so that in the final composition of ...

Uruguay joins the trend of reducing the use of plastic bags

A law passed on August 8 by the Legislative declared of general interest the prevention and mitigation of the environmental impact caused by the use of plastic bags, through actions to discourage its use, promote its reuse, recycling and other forms of ...

Uruguay´s International Arbitration milestone: Parliament enacted the law on International Commercial Arbitration.

The Uruguayan Parliament approved, last July 3, 2018, the draft Law on International Commercial Arbitration. The law is based on the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration of the United Nations’ Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). So ...