Latin American Viewpoints - February 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted on processing times for cases before the civil courts in Latin America. It has also had the effect, however, of accelerating a modernization of the proceedings conducted before these courts. Below we take a look at the changes experienced in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
The pandemic has put infrastructure contracts with private companies, usually for lengthy terms, to the test. We take a look at the legislation in Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Chile from the standpoint of unforeseen events and more specifically of the COVID-19 outbreak.
After 2020 when Latin American governments, like the rest of the world, focused on tackling the health crisis and economically shoring up the sectors that were hardest hit by the necessary business restrictions, 2021 presented an opportunity to rebalance weakened public finances without detracting from the slow but steady recovery in those countries. In this document, our tax experts analyze the tax changes announced and enacted in 2021 in Chile, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Argentina and Uruguay.