On December 2 the twenty-fifth Climate Summit begins in Madrid. The meeting takes place at a time when the European Union is promoting specific measures to fulfil the commitments acquired in the Paris Agreement, and Spain has set in motion the Strategic Energy and Climate Framework.
On November 19, 2019, the new merger control regime was published in the Peruvian Official Gazette by means of an Urgency Decree. It mostly includes the same provisions set forth in the legislative text (Bill) that was approved by the Congress earlier on May 2, 2019, but that was finally not published. The new text holds some variations regarding the threshold and the date of effectiveness.
Practically all the Chilean political parties with parliamentary representation approved a decision, on November 15, to set in motion a process for granting a new political constitution, which will replace the current 1980 constitution.
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 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.
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.
All individuals or legal entities that are registered on the Single Bidders Register (“RUP” by its Spanish abbreviation) must renew their registration no later than the fifth business day of April, in accordance with Decree 1082 of 2015.
On January 22, an environmental protection bill came before the Chilean Congress that would set stiffer penalties for environmental crimes and grant the Chilean environmental authority more oversight and prosecution powers.a
Now that the amendments to the implementing regulations for the Peruvian Government Contracts Law have been published, the countdown starts for the entry into force of the law’s new provisions.
The appellant defended the possibility of not filing a cassation appeal first because it was unlikely to be granted leave to proceed and the Constitutional Court rejected his position.