Colombia: Constitutional Court declares articles 66, 67 and 68 of Law No 2195/2022 unconstitutionalOn 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 regime) of Law No 2195/2022, due to vices during the legislative process of said law.
Chile: Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Law moves forwardWith the issuance of Resolution 13 of 2023, the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Law of 2021 (Law 21305) is moving forward. This new resolution lists the companies that must actively manage their energy consumption and how it should be implemented.
Mexico: SENER and CRE publish new rules for the resumption of legal deadlines and terms after the health crisisOn March 1st, 2023, the Agreement resuming legal terms and deadlines at the Ministry of Energy (SENER) and the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) Agreement A/004/2023 containing the new rules applicable to certain formalities, procedures and activities after the suspension of deadlines due to the COVID-19 health emergency, came into force.
Nearshoring: Key issues for companies looking to relocate or expand business in MexicoDue to its unique geographic location with respect to the North American, European and Asian markets, as well as its simultaneous integration to global value chains due to international trade and investment treaties such as the USMCA and the CPTPP, Mexico has positioned itself as one of the main destinations for the relocation of companies known as “nearshoring”. In this article, we share key information about this trend in international business.
The merger control regime in Peru: State of play coming up to eighteen months in forceRoughly eighteen months ago, on June 14, 2021, Law 31112 came into force, which introduced merger control definitively in Peru, applicable across all the country's sectors of economic activity and markets; because until then it only existed for the electricity industry. Approximately a year and a half after its implementation, together with the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Peru, we prepared a detailed report with the balance of this period of activity.
Garrigues brings in attorney Diego Perales to strengthen the Energy practice in ChileGarrigues has hired the attorney Diego Perales as Of counsel with the Administrative Law Department’s Energy practice at the Santiago de Chile office. Diego Perales brings more than 20 years’ experience as an advisor to energy sector companies. He is an expert in legislation and regulations governing the electricity market and in corporate law.