Many years ago, an international filing meant filing IP rights before the local industrial property registry of each country. The current situation has
The effectiveness of the various IP registries in the Caribbean region is a common concern for IP rights holders wishing to obtain protection in the islands.
On February 24, 2011, the Portuguese Council of Ministers approved the proposal of a resolution that approves the agreement signed between Portugal and the Turks and Caicos on December 21, 2010.
The Turks and Caicos Advisory Council recently approved the introduction of Fractional legislation in the Turks & Caicos Islands and it is expected that the draft Ordinance will be enacted in the coming months.
The President's Working Group on Financial Markets (PWG) on November 14, 2008, announced a series of initiatives to strengthen the oversight and infrastructure of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market.