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Aeronautics, Transportation

  • Transportation. The European Commission takes action against illegal “Open Sky” agreements. (Year I, Volume IX)
  • Aeronautics. International Civil Aviation Organization Meeting.
    (Year I, Volume X)

Antitrust, Unfair Competition, Free Enterprise

  • Competition. The Revision Report of the General Bill on Competition Protection, prepared by the Committee of Industry and Commerce of the House of Representatives, has been approved. (T. Agramonte).  (Year II, Volume XXVIII)
  • Editor’s Note. Our Proposal for the Antitrust Law and the Statement of Motives (A. Noboa Pagan). (Year II, Volume XV)
  • Editor’s Note. Dominican Senate is studying a Competition Bill. Price fixing agreements prohibition rules of construction, according to US·s SCJ. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XX)
  • Editor’s Note. US Antitrust Modernization Commission. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XXII)
  • Editor’s Note. Legal debate on intellectual property and antitrust law. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XXIII)
  • Editor’s Note. Undervaluation of imported merchandise and antitrust law. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XXIV)
  • Competition. Submit a draft law to modify Law No. 2801, creating a Special Zone for Frontier Development. (Year I, Volume VII)
  • Competition. The Executive Power presents a law that modifies Law No. 2801. (Year I, Volume X)
  • Competition. Antitrust Bill: Institutional Infrastructure of Rights in the New Economic Development Model of the DR. By A. Noboa Pagán.
    (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Unfair Competition. Award/Decision 3 Tenors. By A. Noboa Pagán.
    (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Competition: WTO designates arbitrator in the disagreement regarding cigarettes between Honduras and the DR. By B. Roa Mateo. (Year II, Volume XIV)
  • Competition. US Justice vs. National Association of Realtors “NAR”. NAR amended policy continues obstructing Internet based Competition (Source DOJ, translation A. Noboa Pagán). (Year II, Volume XVI)
  • Competition. The US Federal Trade Commission Campaigns against Anticompetitive Agreements in the Pharmaceutical Industry. By B. Roa Mateo. (Year II, Volume XVII)
  • Competition/Telecommunications. EU opens antitrust probe into Telefonica. (Resource: The Associated Press/Brussels, Belgium) (Year II, Volume XX)
  • Executive Summary. Petition of unconstitutionality of articles 1 and 7 of the concession contract held by LEIDSA and the Dominican State. By. Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXII)
  • Telecommunications/Antitrust. Albert O. Stein v. Pacific Bell’s DSL Services. By Y. Martínez Oller. (Year II, Volume XXII)
  • Intellectual Property / Anticompetitive Agreements. Federal Trade Commission v. Schering Plough Corporation (petition for a writ of certiorari). By Y. Martínez Oller. (Year II, Volume XXII)

Arbitration

  • Note from the Editor. More on AR. Subject of the Month: Arbitration. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • International Arbitration. Bill on International Commercial Arbitration. By: J.
  • Velázquez Morales. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Regulated Sectors. Exhaustion prior to the administrative appeal, for the
  • establishment of the arbitration jurisdiction. State of Debate. A. Noboa Pagán. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Consumer. Arbitration as a protection of consumers’ rights. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year I, Volume XII)

Constitutional

  • Constitutional. Sentence that declares the unconstitutionality of Article 1 of Law 23605, which modifies Law 2801 that dismounts the tax benefits awarded by the tax exemption to the Companies of Frontier Development, and violation of Article 110 of the Constitution of the Republic. By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXVII)
  • Constitutional. Law No.43706 that establishes the Protection of Human Rights Recourse (Recurso de Amparo). By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXVII)
  • Editor’s Note. Construction of Tax Exemption Rules. By A. Noboa Pagán.
    (Year II, Volume XVII)
  • Executive Summary. Petition of unconstitutionality of articles 1 and 7 of the concession contract held by LEIDSA and the Dominican State. By. Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXII)
  • Special Edition. The Principle of the Tax Capacity and its integration along other Constitutional Objectives in the Consumption Tax Exemption Systems. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XVIII)
  • Economic Constitutional. The Supreme Court of Justice determines Articles 63, 80 and 143 of the Tax Code to be unconstitutional. By B. Roa Mateo.
    (Year II, Volume XVI)

Consumers Protection Rights, Consumers

  • Editor’s Note. Consumer Protection Rights. Autonomous Microsystems of constitutional level. (Year I, Volume IX)
  • Consumer. Draft Consumer Protection Law approved. (Year I, Volume VII)
  • Executive Summary. Consumer or End-User Protection Bill. (Year I, Volume VIII)
  • Basic fundamentals and dispositions. (Preamble and Chapter I).
  • Institutional organisms and its faculties. (Chapters II and III)
  • Consumer Rights Protected. (Chapters IV to VI)
  • Obligations and Responsibilities of the Providers. (Chapter IX).
  • Civil and Penal Responsibilities and Sanctions. (Chapter X)
  • Administrative Proceedings, Settlement, and Judicial Actions. (Chapters XI, XII, and XIII).
  • Consumer. Arbitration as a protection of consumers’ rights. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Consumer: Passing of the Bill for the Protection of Consumer or User Rights. By B. Roa Mateo. (Year II, Volume XIV)
  • Executive Summary: Regulation for the Protection of User of Financial Services. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year I, Volume XIX)

ECommerce, Information Technology

  • ECommerce. INDOTEL Board of Directors Ruling number 11306 that decides on the total of the bond or responsibility insurance that should hire the companies that request to be acknowledged as certifying entities, to cover the possible damages that can be caused to digital certificates subscribers. By Y. Martínez Oller. (Year II, Volume XXIV)
  • ECommerce. Cyber squatting: Alternate Conflict Resolution. By A. Cruz Carrasco. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Information Technology. The Dominican Republic joins the WTO’s Information Technology Agreement. By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXIV)

Economic Law, Administrative Law, Economic Regulation

  • ADMINISTRATIVE. New government procurement system.  (T. Agramonte Hidalgo)
    (Year II, Volume XXIX)
  • Editor’s Note. Economic efficiency and social and public interest, indeterminate legal concepts subject to the regulated authority of the Administration. A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XIV)
  • Editor’s Note. Autonomy of the Will and Regulation. By A. Noboa Pagán.
    (Year II, Volume XXI)
  • Editor’s Note. Characters of a NRA. (Year I, Volume VII)
  • Note from the Editor. July: A month of multiple economic and financial regulation proposals. A. Noboa Pagán. (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Regulated Sectors. Exhaustion prior to the administrative appeal, for the establishment of the arbitration jurisdiction. State of Debate. A. Noboa Pagán. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Economic Constitutional. The Supreme Court of Justice determines Articles 63, 80 and 143 of the Tax Code to be unconstitutional. By B. Roa Mateo.
    (Year II, Volume XVI)
  • Institutionalism: The Dominican Republic Senate Makes Public Credit Bill into a Law. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year II, Volume XVII)
  • Institutional. Bill for purchase and contract of goods, works, services, and concessions under review by the National Congress. By B. Roa Mateo.
    (Year II, Volume XX)

Energy

Financial, Financial and Monetary, Finances.

  • Note from the Editor. July: A month of multiple economic and financial regulation proposals. A. Noboa Pagán. (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Monetary and Financial Regulation. Resolutions of the Monetary Board.
    (Year I, Volume IX)
  • Financial and Monetary. The Junta Monetaria (Monetary Board) dictates its First Resolution on the issuance of MortgageBackedSecurities. By Y. Martínez Oller. (Year II, Volume XXV)
  • Financial. Bill Regulating Credit Bureaus becomes approved. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Financial. July 7, 2005 Resolutions by the Monetary Council. By A. Noboa Pagán and J. Velázquez Morales. (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Financial. Monetary and Financial Administration Resolutions of September 20, 2005. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year II, Volume XVI)
  • Financial. Monetary Council Resolutions of March 9 and March 23, 2006. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year II, Volume XXI)
  • Financial. Resolutions from December 8, 2005 by the Monetary and Financial Administration. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year II, Volume XVII)
  • Executive Summary: Regulation for the Protection of User of Financial Services. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year I, Volume XIX)
  • Financial. Economical Program of the Dominican Republic 20052006: New Stand By Agreement with the International Monetary Fund. (Year I, Volume VII)

Fiscal

  • Editor’s Note. Construction of Tax Exemption Rules. By A. Noboa Pagán.
    (Year II, Volume XVII)
  • Editor´s Note. Facing the DRCAFTA. The approval and Promulgation of the Tax Reform Law. By A. Noboa Pagán – B. Roa Mateo. (Year II, Volume XVI)
  • Special Edition. The Principle of the Tax Capacity and its integration along other Constitutional Objectives in the Consumption Tax Exemption Systems. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XVIII)
  • Fiscal. General Directorate of Internal Taxes Norms y Announcements.
    (Year I, Volume VI)
  • Tax. DGII issues general rule providing the settlement and payment process for the payment of asset taxes. By B. Roa Mateo (Year II, Volume XX)
  • Tax Law. Bill No. 22606 that grants corporate personhood, functional, budgetary, administrative, and technical autonomy, and own patrimony to the Ministry of Customs (Known by its acronym in Spanish DGA). By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXIII)
  • Tax Law. Bill No. 22706 that grants corporate personhood, functional, budgetary, administrative, and technical autonomy, and own patrimony to the Ministry of Internal Taxes (Known by its acronym in Spanish DGII). By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXIII)
  • Tax Law. Statute that regulates the printing, emission, and delivery of fiscal vouchers. By Y. Martínez Oller. (Year II, Volume XXIII)
  • Fiscal. The DGII dictated Guideline No. 0506 on reimbursement to exporters and Guideline No. 0606 on turnover to incentive laws beneficiaries. By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXV)

Foreign Investment

Intellectual Property

  • Editor’s Note. Schering Plough Corporation, UpsherSmith Laboratories, Inc. v. FTC. 1. New evaluation criteria for patents and licenses’ restriction of commerce reasonability. (Year I, Volume X)
  • Editor’s Note. Legal debate on intellectual property and antitrust law. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XXIII)
  • Intellectual Property / Anticompetitive Agreements. Federal Trade Commission v. Schering Plough Corporation (petition for a writ of certiorari). By Y. Martínez Oller. (Year II, Volume XXII)

International Trade, Free Trade

  • International Trade. DRCAFTA Implementation Bill 42406. By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXVI)
  • Editor’s Note. Undervaluation of imported merchandise and antitrust law. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year II, Volume XXIV)
  • Editor’s Note. Facing the DRCAFTA. The approval and Promulgation of the Tax
  • Reform Law. By A. Noboa Pagán – B. Roa Mateo. (Year I, Volume XVI)
  • International Trade. The Dominican Republic becomes a Contracting Party to the Harmonized System Convention. By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXV)
  • International Trade. Panama: Tax Categorization for certain milk products in
  • detriment of benefits granted by Mexico. By J. Velázquez Morales.
    (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Free Trade. Government Actions in connection with the coming into force of the DR CAFTA. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year II, Volume XIV)
  • Free Trade. Annulment or Impairment: New legal frontier of the economic reasonability of the FTA. By A. Noboa Pagán. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Free Trade. “DRCAFTA” Free Trade Agreement”. (Year I, Volume X)
  • Free Trade. First national consultancy for ratifying FTA. (Year I, Volume VI)

Securities

  • Securities. New Risk Qualifier in our Securities Market. (Year I, Volume X)
  • Securities. Placement of Business Bonds Begins. By J. Velázquez Morales.
    (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Securities. Proposal for Housing Financing through the Stock Market. By J. Velázquez Morales. (Year II, Volume XIV)
  • Securities. Agreement on the first Securitization Company in the Dominican Republic. By Y. Martínez Oller (Year II, Volume XXIV)

Telecommunications

  • Editor’s Note. Reasonableness in Telecommunications Regulation.
    (Year I, Volume VI)
  • Telecommunications. INDOTEL initiates a public consultancy to modify the Ruling for Controversies Solutions between Users and Public Services Telecommunications Providers. (Year I, Volume IX)
  • Telecommunications. New way of dialing phone calls. (Year I, Volume VI)
  • Telecommunications. Free National/Local calls. (Year I, Volume VI)
  • Telecommunications. Free and Fair Competition Ruling is approved for the Telecommunication sector. (Year I, Volume IX)
  • Telecommunications. Submission of Bill for the modification of Law 15398. By A. Cruz Carrasco. (Year I, Volume XII)
  • Telecommunications: Indotel examines the Regulations of Service Tariffs and Costs and submits PTFs. By J. Velázquez Morales (Year I, Volume XIII)
  • Competition/Telecommunications. EU opens antitrust probe into Telefonica. (Resource: The Associated Press/Brussels, Belgium) (Year II, Volume XX)
  • Telecommunications. INDOTEL passes resolution establishing the supplementary rule to law No. 12602. By B. Roa Mateo. (Year II, Volume XX)
  • Telecommunications/Antitrust. Albert O. Stein v. Pacific Bell’s DSL Services. By Y. Martínez Oller. (Year II, Volume XXII)

Others

  • Editors Note. BR’s Second Anniversary. By A. Noboa Pagán.
    (Year II, Volume XXV)
  • Health. Bill Regulating Processes against Health Providers is presented to the House of Representatives (Chamber of Deputies). By B. Roa Mateo.
    (Year II, Volume XVII)

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