In the context of the New Social Agenda presented by the Chilean government on November 2, 2019 Law No 21,185 was published in the Official Gazette, creating a transitional mechanism for stabilizing electricity prices to customers under the regulated price system.
The past October 31, the Urgency Decree N° 008-2019 was published, which, with a validity period of 1 year, provided certain measures in order to guarantee the continuity of nationally paralyzed public works. These provisions sought the culmination of these projects, in order to achieve an effective provision of the public services involved.
In this month’s newsletter we look at Arbitration Award Default Insurance (AADI) and round up the main international arbitration news by geographic area. In institutional news the headline item is that the three main Spanish arbitral institutions have merged to form 'Centro Internacional de Arbitraje de Madrid' (CIAM).
On October 1, 2019, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) published an agreement laying out the preliminary terms for setting up a pilot program for the emissions trading system, to be run at no cost to participants.
One way to boost the digital economy in the EU would be to help banks making loans to new businesses. To do this, the institutions themselves need to know about venture debt and other possible products, and the European and national authorities need to support a stable legal framework adapted to the business environment including the area of bank finance.
In this new issue of our newsletter we report on a recent TEAC decision that puts the magnifying glass on tax exemptions for severance. The decision allows tax auditors to review the legal characterization of the dismissal along with whether there has actually been a unilateral termination by the employer or whether, by contrast, there was an agreement between the parties. We also round up all the main judgments, decisions, resolution requests and legislation in the field of tax law.