Publications - Corporate and M&A

  • Garrigues Sustainable Newsletter - April 2024

    In this newsletter we compile the most relevant legal news on ESG matters in Spain, published by Garrigues.

  • Highlights of 2023 Revision to Company Law of China

    On December 29, 2023, marking the 30th anniversary of the enactment of the Company Law, China released the Company Law of the People’s Republic of China (2023 Revision), introducing adjustments to various aspects, including shareholder capital…

  • Garrigues Sustainable Newsletter - January 2024

    In this newsletter we compile the most relevant legal news on ESG matters in Spain, published by Garrigues.

  • Colombia: Main recurring legal obligations that companies must comply – First Semester 2024

    In Colombia, all companies must comply with certain corporate, tax and labor obligations during the calendar year. In this document we highlight the main obligations of the first semester of 2024.

  • 2024: main new legislation needing to be considered by companies in Spain

    Professionals in the various practice areas at Garrigues take a look, from all angles of business law, at the main new legislation that companies will face in the coming year.

  • EU: The Regulation allowing securitization bonds to be designated as European Green Bonds has been published

    European Regulation 2023/2631, which will become applicable on December 21, 2024, envisages this option for securitization bonds, except in the case of bonds issued for synthetic securitization purposes.

  • Colombia: Companies must elaborate and file corporate sustainability reports that reveals the reality of their corporate practices

    The Superintendence of Companies has issued administrative recommendations for the submission of corporate sustainability reports that certain entities must prepare.

  • The Government of Mexico obliges to give priority to passenger rail transport service on currently concessioned tracks to private parties for cargo transport

    Companies holding concession titles will have until January 15, 2024 to submit viable proposals in terms of investment, construction time and modernization of these railroads to provide passenger transport services.

  • Peru: Indecopi approved 27 mergers in an average of 44 business days in the first two years of its merger control regime

    A study by Garrigues and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Peru reports an update of the merger control regime, looking at legal and economic approaches to the law

  • Colombia: The chambers of commerce and foreign non-profit organizations will be required to adhere to self-regulation systems, transparency standards and principles of business ethics

    A recent directive, released by the Superintendency of Companies, includes such organizations with a permanent presence in Colombia as obligated entities. Therefore, they are required to initiate the “SAGRILAFT” and “PTEE” programs by no later than…

  • The Government of Mexico calls to bid for the procurement of drilling services for geothermal wells in Baja California, Michoacán and Jalisco

    The deadline to submit offers for the five wells located on the two parcels is October 16.

  • The EU Regulation on foreign subsidies that distort the internal market enters into application and its Implementing Regulation is adopted

    The new regulation clarifies the rules, notification obligations and procedures related to the application of the new regulation on financial contributions granted by third states to companies operating in the EU.