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Castro Sammartino & Pierini
The franchise agreement in Argentina has recently undergone major changes. Argentina approved a new Civil and Commercial Code by Law Number 26,994, effective as from 1 August 2015.
Castro Sammartino & Pierini
The Civil and Commercial Code of Argentina (Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación or CCCN) imperatively determines as a general principle that the minimum term of the franchise agreement must be four years.
Castro Sammartino & Pierini
Under Argentine Law, franchise agreements are governed by the Civil and Commercial Code of the Nation (Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación, or CCCN by its Spanish acronym).
Castro Sammartino & Pierini
According to Article 1,517 of the CCCN, franchises are exclusive for both parties, unless the parties stipulate otherwise limiting or excluding exclusivity.
Castro Sammartino & Pierini
Under the abrogated Codes, franchise agreements were not statutorily regulated.
Fieldfisher LLP
Argentina is the second largest country in South America, with a well educated and principally urban population of over 40 million.
Canosa Abogados
On August 1, 2015, the Civil and Commercial Code (hereinafter "CCC") entered into force, introducing specific legal regulation on the franchise contract from Sections 1512 to 1524.
Brazil
Koury Lopes Advogados
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DLA Piper
According to researchers, in 2019, the Brazilian franchising market grew 6.8 percent, and more than 200 international franchise networks from 26 countries
Tauil & Chequer
Law No. 13,966, which regulates the corporate franchising system, was published on December 27, 2019, in the Official Gazette and will be effective as of March 2020.
Koury Lopes Advogados
On December 26, 2019, Law No. 13,966/2019 (known as the "Franchise Law") was published.
Koury Lopes Advogados
Foi publicada em 26 de dezembro de 2019 a Lei nº 13.966/2019 ("Lei da Franquia"), que dispõe sobre o sistema de franquia empresarial.
TozziniFreire Advogados
The Economic Affairs Committee of the Federal Senate (CAE/SF) approved last week the opinion presented by Senator Kátia Abreu (PDT-TO) to the Bill of Law (PLC)
TozziniFreire Advogados
Na semana passada, a Comissão de Assuntos Econômicos do Senado Federal (CAE/SF) aprovou o parecer apresentado pela senadora Kátia Abreu (PDT-TO) ao Projeto de Lei da Câmara (PLC) nº 219/2015, de autoria do ex-deputado
Duff and Phelps
According to the Associação Brasileira de Franchising – ABF (Brazilian Franchisee Association), the franchise sector grew 7.1% in 2018, with revenues totaling R$174.8 billion.
Licks Attorneys
The guidelines aim at streamlining and providing more transparency to the recordal proceedings.
Daniel Law
Franchising has certainly consecrated a very important private sector in Brazil. It still interests to small and medium investors that see in franchise a good opportunity to start-up a business with...
Fieldfisher LLP
Adhesion contracts are contracts that are characterized by a lack of equality between the parties where one party typically dictates the contractual terms to the other party.
Colombia
Reyes Abogados Asociados
What are the key recent developments affecting doing business in your jurisdiction? The most remarkable legal development in Colombia is the Tax Bill, enacted on 27 December 2016...
OIL
The Panamanian Law 52 of October 27, 2016 (the "Law"), which relates to accounting records and the annual franchise tax of Panamanian entities (corporations and foundations), came into effect on 1 January 2017.
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