News of February 2012

17.02.12

The government creates new “competitive dialogue” for bids

The government creates new “competitive dialogue” for bids

With the approval of the rules of the PPP law (public private partnerships) the executive power established the launching of what they called “competitive dialogue”, an innovative relation between the State and private parties to unblock productive infrastructure and social works.

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17.02.12

Uruguay is the most prosperous country in South America and 2

Uruguay is the most prosperous country in South America and 2

The Legatum prosperity index studies 110 countries and 8 variables which have effects on the economic growth or wellbeing of societies: economy, health, education, security, business opportunities, governability, social capital and personal freedom.

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17.02.12

In five years Uruguay has doubled exports due to BRIC

In five years Uruguay has doubled exports due to BRIC

In the last five years the so called BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China) multiplied their purchases to Uruguay by more than 2.5. Exports of goods to those markets in 2011 totaled more than USD 2.712 million after a strong increase of 177% in five years, sensibly higher than the general increase in sales in the period, 101% according to data provided by Uruguay XXI.

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17.02.12

Legal Department - Final analysis 2011

Legal Department - Final analysis 2011

2011 has been very positive for our firm and therefore for our clients. Even though one of the great problems of last year was that the DNPI (Patent and Trademark Office) was extremely behind schedule with all its files, which was detrimental to all the parts involved, we have managed to diminish said damages through the application of different alternatives and solutions. One of these was to search and identify solutions through private agreements between parties.

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