We are pleased to share our first issue of 'Latin American Viewpoints'. We provide a complete-picture insight on key new legislation, covering analysis of new developments, trends and viewpoints across the region, from every angle of business law.
The situation caused by the pandemic has brought an increase in breach of contract proceedings around the world, including in Latin America. It is therefore helpful to know how concepts such as fortuitous, force majeure, and hardship events are defined. We take a look at these in the legislation of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
Teleworking, working from home or remote working gained particular importance in 2020 due the various measures adopted by governments and employers to curb COVID-19 infections. So an understanding is needed of the new rules and situation of the legislation on this subject in the various jurisdictions. We examine below the current situation in a few Latin American countries such as Chile, Colombia or Peru.
Pension fund regulations may be an incentive or deterrent when considering establishing operations in a country. This is why it is important to understand the new rules and situation of current legislation on the subject in various jurisdictions. Below we examine the current situation in Mexico, Uruguay, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and Chile.
Garrigues analysts look at the current squeeze-out rules for unlisted companies in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
Law Nº 21,210 (the Tax Modernization Law) amended Decree-Law Nº 825 (the VAT Law), introducing a new set of services rendered by non-resident non-domiciled providers, among VAT taxable events.
Artículo de Mario Ybar, 'Counsel' de Competencia en Garrigues Santiago de Chile ('Concurrences').
The Chilean government presented a series of measures aimed to mitigate the economic impacts of the public health crisis of COVID-19 by providing greater liquidity for individuals and small businesses and by increasing tax revenues available for the national government to address this complex situation.
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.
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.