In light of the publication of Legislative Decree 1405 (09.12.18), which reforms the right to vacation time in Peru, we set out below an overview of the main legal provisions regulating the right to vacation time in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru.
The proposed amendment includes important changes to the systems regarding notification of administrative acts, time barring of administrative disciplinary proceedings, ex officio nullity of acts and validity of enabling instruments, among other highly relevant aspects of Public Administration/citizen dealings.
At a ceremony held last night in New York, the Garrigues Tax Department in Colombia received the Americas Tax Policy Team of the Year award. The event brought together the leading firms from 12 North, South and Central American countries, including the United States and Canada.
A new General Law on Sustainable Forestry Development was enacted, entering into force on June 6, 2018.
Garrigues has been named Transatlantic Independent Law Firm of the Year for its cross-border activity between America and Europe. The award is handed out every year by the ALM media group, based in the US and the UK, which publishes specialist titles, such as The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel or Legal Week.
The Ministry of Energy published the General Administrative Rules on Social Impact Assessment of Projects in the Energy Sector (“Rules”). The Rules set forth requirements for drafting and filing an Assessment report, as well as the procedure for the issuance of a Resolution and Recommendations.