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WSG member firm, Brigard Urrutia, hosted a 90-minute webinar discussing Business Continuity and Compliance Plan in Times of Crisis.
Brigard Urrutia |June 2021 |
New measures for state contracting for economic reactivation. Through Decree 579 of 2021, issued on May 31 by the National Planning Department, certain transitory paragraphs enshrined in Decree 1082 of 2015 or the sole Regulatory Decree of the Administrative Planning Sector, were replaced in matters of state contracting. To understand the measure, it should be mentioned that previously the DNP issued Decree 399 of April 2021, the purpose of which is to promote economic reactivation, allowing the selection procedures of state entities to evaluate the financial and organizational capacity of the bidders...
Brigard Urrutia |March 2021 |
Beginning of Stage 2 of the National Vaccination Plan The Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection (Minsiterio de Salud y Protección Social) declared the initiation of stage 2 of the National Vaccination Plan against COVID-19 for the population between 60 and 79 years of age. This does not mean that vaccination for those over 80 years of age will be stopped; these people will continue to be vaccinated without any interruption...
1. Historic: First vaccine administered in Colombia. A nurse in the Caribbean region of Sincelejo was the first Colombian to be vaccinated in the country. The original plan had been to begin the nationwide vaccination program on Saturday (February 20), but things have moved faster. Sincelejo and Montería began vaccinating today. Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga and Cartagena begin tomorrow. And other areas will begin their vaccinations on Friday and Saturday. The first 50,000 doses of the vaccine created by Pfizer are targeted to front-line health workers. A second batch of 50,000 arrives on February 24 with the same purpose...
1. Relief for Venezuelan migrants with the enactment of the Temporary Protection Statute for Migrants. Colombia currently hosts an estimated 1.7 million Venezuelans, 56% of whom do not have regular status (Devex, 2021). On February 8th, 2021, Colombia announced the creation of the Temporary Protection Statute for Venezuelan Migrants, becoming the most relevant immigration policy in Latin America and the Caribbean to regularize the Venezuelan population and protect their human rights. The Statute will comprise the following topics: 1...
Modifications to the obligation to disclose information by issuers of securities The National Government issued a new rule that modifies the provisions relating to the obligation to disclose information by issuers of securities, in accordance with the parameters set by the International Organization of Securities Commissions. The decree completely replaces title 4 of Decree 2555 of 2010, which will be referred to as the "framework for disclosure of the information of the issuers of securities". The changes established by this regulation are based on the variations derived from the innovation and natural development of the market, which imposes new challenges in relation to