News of 2015

29.12.15

Moving toward Plain Packaging

Moving toward Plain Packaging

The Uruguayan government is preparing to discuss the possibility of taking one more step in its battle against cigarette brands. National legislators are currently considering introducing a complete ban on brand images featured on cigarette packs, thus fully implementing the so-called Plain Packaging policy

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21.12.15

Uruguayan lawyer joins INTA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee

Uruguayan lawyer joins INTA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee

Last month, the young lawyer Gabriel Pittaluga was appointed as a member of the anti-counterfeiting committee of the International Trademark Association, joining the Chairperson as the only representatives of Uruguay on the committee.

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24.09.15

Uruguay Says Goodbye to TiSA

Uruguay Says Goodbye to TiSA

Up until a few days ago, Uruguay was debating whether or not to become a Party to the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) that is being negotiated at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. But, after long deliberations, President Tabaré Vázquez finally announced that the country would be withdrawing from this international treaty.

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22.09.15

The court requested Juan Antonio Pittaluga his technical opinion

The court requested Juan Antonio Pittaluga his technical opinion

Juan Antonio Pittaluga has recently issued a technical report, requested by the examining magistrate regarding a patent infringement case

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29.05.15

Top 50 in IT

Top 50 in IT

In 2015, Uruguay moved up 10 places in the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report, as compared to the 2014 edition, thus joining the world’s leading 50 countries in information technology.

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29.05.15

Tax Transparency in Uruguay

Tax Transparency in Uruguay

The Global Forum on Transparency and Information Exchange for Tax Purposes recognizes that Uruguay meets all the international standards of transparency.

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29.05.15

Uruguayan Prosperity

Uruguayan Prosperity

According to the Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index, Uruguay ranked 30th among 142 countries from around the world and leads the ranking of Latin American nations in overall prosperity.

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