Allende & Brea | 27 Jan 2021
"The aim is to address the market trends and legal aspects relating to battery minerals, which constitute a new category of minerals that has the potential to change the mining industry and...
Allende & Brea | OECD | 4 Apr 2019
This chapter on battery minerals focuses on lithium. It will cover the lithium industry, and also address battery production and the challenges ahead…
Allende & Brea | Argentina | 8 Jul 2014
When the Insurance Regulator overhauled the reinsurance regime in 2011, the new regulation it introduced prohibited the registration of entities whose head office was located in a tax shelter. Following changes to the tax laws, the relevant provisions now state that in order for an entity to be registered as an admitted reinsurer, its head office must be included on the Tax Authority's whitelist.
Allende & Brea | Argentina | 15 Apr 2014
The insurance regulator recently issued a new resolution that establishes a new regulatory framework for insurance agents. The new framework represents a significant change from the prior regime. Most significantly, insurance agents will be controlled and supervised by the insurance regulator in a broader manner.
Allende & Brea | Argentina | 4 Feb 2014
The insurance regulator recently lodged an objection to the inclusion of arbitration clauses in reinsurance contracts, arguing that such clauses provide that the parties to a contract waive in advance the right to file an appeal against the arbitration award before a judicial court. According to the regulator, the arbitration process should be simply another step before litigation.
Allende & Brea | Argentina | 5 Nov 2013
To celebrate the first anniversary of the government's 2012-2020 Insurance Plan, a seminar was recently organised by the insurance regulator, at which a number of different presentations were made, including on proposed legal and reinsurance developments. Topics for discussion included the draft new Insurance and Reinsurance Law, which will be sent to the Ministry of Economy for review in the......