Embargo Ordered on McDonald's Brands in El Salvador
After the multinational’s failure to pay a Salvadoran businessman who won a lawsuit against them, a court has ordered an embargo of the 36 McDonald's brands in the country.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
In October 2011, after 14 years of litigation, the Salvadoran Supreme Court ruled in favor of the company Servipronto of El Salvador.
After a 15 year legal process, the Constitutional Chamber of El Salvador has upheld a ruling in the suit by a local businessman against the McDonald's Corporation.
Failure to pay $24 million in compensation to Servipronto has led to an embargo of the brands McDonald's, Quarter Pounder, Big Mac and Ronald McDonald's.
After 14 years of litigation, the Supreme Court of Justice ruled in favor of Salvadoran company Servipronto.
Carlos Castillo, lawyer of the Corporation, assured they will file an amparo action.
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