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  • Investment arbitration on the rise in Latin America

    We look at new trends in investment arbitration in Colombia, Chile, Peru and Mexico, and provide a few figures on recorded cases and industries with the largest number of disputes.

  • 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.

  • NPLs in Spain, Portugal and Latin America: more selective deals and increasing activity in secondary markets and debt servicing industry

    In the first three quarters of 2023, we saw investors adopting a more selective and specialized approach in their NPL investments, increasing their appetite for unlikely-to-pay (UTP) and reperforming loans (RPLs).

  • 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…

  • Antitrust damages actions in Latin America: on the path to the European model?

    We look at the progress made in relation to damages actions for infringements of competition law in Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Chile.

  • Latin American Viewpoints - April 2023

    Infrastructure projects in the energy sector do not stop growing in Latin America and, with it, the possibility of disputes arising. We analyze the dispute resolution clauses and the key points to take into account when agreeing to them.

  • Dispute resolution clauses in energy projects in Latin America

    In recent years, the number of infrastructure projects in the energy sector in Latin American countries has increased, and therefore, the possibility of disputes arising relating to them. In this article we discuss primarily dispute resolution…

  • Challenges and new legislation in the labor field: How to tackle the trend towards reducing working hours and low productivity levels in Latin America

    In this article we look at the current working hours and those under discussion in Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico, and their implications on productivity levels.

  • Company redomiciliation and alternatives for changing the jurisdiction of companies in Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru

    During the development and operation of multinational enterprises, in some cases and for a number of reasons (strategic, market, risk, among others), they are faced with the need to explore alternatives for changing or transferring their registered…

  • Latin America kicks off 2023 with new tax reforms on the horizon

    During 2022, the shock of the pandemic began to recede. Following a period in which Latin American governments focused on the delicate balance required to address the sectors hit the hardest by the health crisis without sacrificing fiscal discipline…

  • Colombia: Constitutional Court declares articles 66, 67 and 68 of Law No 2195/2022 unconstitutional

    On March 27th Colombia’s Constitutional Court issued a press release, in connection with the D-14851 process, declaring the unconstitutionality of articles 66 (incentives relating to leniency programs) and 67 and 68 (new sanctioning…

  • Key differences between traditional M&As and venture capital

    Contracts for mergers and acquisitions mainly look to spread the risk between the buyer and seller and to regulate shareholder relations within the company. The same occurs with venture capital, but the differences between traditional and venture…