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A new era for commerce in the Caribbean: China-DR

The arrival of May set an historic landmark in the Caribbean with the announcement of the beginning of diplomatic relations between the Dominican Republic (the “DR”) and the People’s Republic of China (“China”). Although, on a trade sense both countries have been partners for a while (the products imported from China... Read More

Towards the correct interpretation, the just application or the simple elimination, of article 11 of law 173-66, governing relationships among foreign companies and their local distributors

Law No. 173 dated April 6, 1966 is a public order statute that governs relationships between foreign companies (usually referred as licensors or grantors) and their local counterparts (acting either as agents, distributors, representatives, importers, etc.) By establishing that its regulations are of public... Read More