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The drafts of the Operating Procedure for Electronic Market of the Auctions for the Transfer of Natural Gas Supply Volume and Transport Capacity (MECAP) and Operating Procedure for the Transfer of Information in the Natural Gas Market are published
Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano Abogados, September 2021

By Board Resolution Nº 368-2021-MINEM/DGH and Board Resolution Nº 369-2021-MINEM/DGH, published on September 21, 2021 in the Official Gazette “El Peruano”, the drafts of the “Operating Procedure for the electronic market of the auctions for the transfer of natural gas supply volume and/or transport capacity (MECAP)” (“MECAP Operating Procedure“) and of the “Operating Procedure for the Transfer of Information in the Natural Gas Market&rd

Chilean Executive Presents “FinTech Law” Bill
Carey, September 2021

On September 3, the executive presented to Congress the anticipated draft of the "FinTech Law", the new regulation that proposes a legal framework applicable to FinTech companies in Chile (the "Bill"). Until now, FinTech companies in Chile have operated without their own or specially designed legal framework, which has generated a series of regulatory inconveniences that have impacted their business model and hindered the development of these technologies in Chile...

Chilean FNE and Ministry of Economy Issue new Merger Notification Regulation
Carey, September 2021

On September 6, 2021, the National Economic Prosecutor's Office ("FNE") and the Ministry of Economy announced a new regulation regarding the mandatory or voluntary merger control notification, as provided for in Title IV of Decree Law No. 211...

Border Closure for Foreigners is Extended until September 30
Carey, September 2021

Kindly note that Decree No. 221, of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security, was published today, extending the validity of Supreme Decree No. 102, of 2020, of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security, which provides for the temporary closure of places authorized for the entry and exit of foreigners, due to public health emergency of international importance given the outbreak of the new Coronavirus (2019-NCOV) , until September 30, 2021...

Amendment to Law 20,659 known as Company in One Day: Improvements and New Functions
Carey, August 2021

A few days ago, Law 21,366 was published in the Official Gazette amending Law 20,659 (of May 2013), which created a complete digital system (and parallel to the traditional system of public deed and extract registered in the Registry of Commerce and published in the Official Gazette), to incorporate, modify and dissolve commercial companies. This system, administered by the Registry of Companies and Corporations or "RES" ( www.registrodeempresasysociedades...

Amendments to Law 20,659 known as Company in One Day
Carey, August 2021

A few days ago, Law 21,366 was published in the Official Gazette amending Law 20,659 (of May 2013), which created a complete digital system (and parallel to the traditional system of public deed and extract registered in the Registry of Commerce and published in the Official Gazette), to incorporate, modify and dissolve commercial companies. This system, administered by the Registry of Companies and Corporations or "RES" (www.registrodeempresasysociedades...

New Law on the Labeling, Advertisement, and Sales of Gluten Free Foodstuff
Carey, August 2021

On August 18 th , 2021, Law No. 21,362 (the “ Law ”) was published in the Official Gazette. The Law introduces several modifications to different other laws in connection with the labeling, advertisement, and sales of gluten free foodstuff products. Firstly, the Law modifies Law No. 20,606, commonly known as Labeling Law...

Infringement Found for Football Teams’ Facemasks
Veirano Advogados, August 2021

The manufacturer of the official facemask for the Brazilian Football Confederation filed a court action against an e-commerce company, accusing it of offering similar items allegedly manufactured by third parties. The manufacturer of the official facemask for the men’s and women’s teams of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) filed a court action against an e-commerce company, accusing it of offering similar items allegedly manufactured by third parties...

Law No. 21,363 that Sets Forth Rules Regarding Commercialization and Advertising of Alcoholic Beverages is Published
Carey, August 2021

On August 6th of 2021, Law No. 21,363 (hereinafter the “Law”) was published in the Official Gazette. The Law introduces modifications to Law No. 19,925 about expenditure, commercialization and production of alcoholic beverages, and other associated Laws, establishing different limitations to the advertising of alcoholic beverages, as well as the obligation of including warnings about harmful consumption in the container of these kind of products...

ADOPTION OF SEVERAL RULES FOR MOBILE PHONE CALLS AND INTERNET SERVICE PROVISION
Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano Abogados, August 2021

On August 1, several resolutions issued by OSIPTEL’s Board of Directors were published in the Official Gazette “El Peruano”, referring to the following topics: (i) the tariff and interconnection regime applicable to calls terminated on mobile networks; (ii) the quality standards applicable to the provision of internet services; and, (iii) the implementation of an automated measurement system for the verification of internet access service by OSIPTEL...

Electronic Labor Documents are Modified in the Chilean Labor Code
Carey, July 2021

On July 27 th , 2021, Law No. 21,361 (hereinafter, the “ Law ”), which modifies the Labor Code in connection with electronic employment documents, was published in the Official Gazette...

Protected Frontiers Plan Enters into Force Today
Carey, July 2021

As of today, July 26 the Chilean borders will open so that all those who have a “Mobility Pass” can exit the country, although current restrictions for non-resident foreigners have been maintained. The is subject to modification in view of the development of the Covid-19 outbreak in the national territory...

Bills to Establish Maximum Prices for Food and Construction Materials for Housing is Presented in Congress
Carey, July 2021

On May 25, deputies Karim Bianchi, Boris Barrera, Jaime Naranjo, Alexis Sepúlveda and Pedro Velásquez presented a bill That seeks to to assign the Chilean Competition Court ( Tribunal for the Defense of Free Competition - " TDLC ") the authority to Set maximum consumer prices for food and housing repair related-products, in the event of a constitutional state of exception...

New Public Tenders of the Ministry of National Assets, for the Development of Renewable Energies
Carey, July 2021

With the purpose of promoting the development of clean energies, the Government is preparing new public tenders of State-owned land, to award lots in 20 different properties (see summary table at the end). This offering is significant because more than 40% of the installed capacity in renewable energy generation is on State-owned land. Currently, there are 200 executed contracts for about 80,000 hectares of land for this type of project...

Law No.21,360 that Adjusts the Amount of Minimum Monthly Income
Carey, July 2021

On July 12th, 2021, Law No.21.,360 (hereinafter, the “Law”) was published in the Official Gazette, which adjusts the minimum monthly income, the maternal and familiar assignment, the family allowance and the allowance to reach a guaranteed minimum income...

Law No.21,360 that Adjusts the Amount of Minimum Monthly Income
Carey, July 2021

On July 12th, 2021, Law No.21.,360 (hereinafter, the “Law”) was published in the Official Gazette, which adjusts the minimum monthly income, the maternal and familiar assignment, the family allowance and the allowance to reach a guaranteed minimum income...

Law No.21,360 that Adjusts the Amount of Minimum Monthly Income
Carey, July 2021

On July 12 th , 2021, Law No.21., 360 (hereinafter, the “ Law ”) was published in the Official Gazette, which adjusts the minimum monthly income, the maternal and familiar assignment, the family allowance and the allowance to reach a guaranteed minimum income...

Law No.21,360 that Adjusts the Amount of Minimum Monthly Income
Carey, July 2021

On July 12th, 2021, Law No.21.,360 (hereinafter, the “Law”) was published in the Official Gazette, which adjusts the minimum monthly income, the maternal and familiar assignment, the family allowance and the allowance to reach a guaranteed minimum income...

“Pro Consumer" Bill that Amends the Consumer Protection Act Moves Forward, After Being Approved by the Chamber of Deputies
Carey, July 2021

On January 24th, 2019, the Executive Power submitted to Congress a bill of law that establishes measures to encourage the protection of consumers' rights -Bulletin No. 12,409-03- (hereinafter, the "Bill"). The Bill is known as the "Pro-Consumer Bill", since it amends Law No. 19,496 Consumer Protection Act ("CPA"), seeking to reinforce the rights of consumers and incorporate new obligations for suppliers...

Legal Framework for Startups is Sanctioned
Veirano Advogados, July 2021

Complementary Law No. 182 was sanctioned on June 01, 2021, with the goal of improving the business environment and increasing the investment in entrepreneurship and innovation through the modernization of rules and enhancement of legal certainty and freedom of contract. Complementary Law No...

Doing Business in Peru - REM
Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano Abogados, July 2021

For the past 25 years, Peru has been undergoing comprehensive economic growth, followed by a modernization and development process, which includes the establishment of a reliable legal framework geared towards maintaining the stability required to promote private sector activity and investment. This continuous growth has been the best incentive to attract substantial foreign investment in various industries...

FMC and Superintendence of Pensions Publish, for Public Consultation, New Joint Regulation on Social Security Financial Advisory
Carey, July 2021

Considering the recent amendments on social security matters introduced by law 21,314 -especially those set through its article 4- on June 25, 2021, the Financial Market Commission (“ FMC ”) and the Superintendence of Pensions (“ SP ”) opened a public consultation process on a new regulation, to rule social security financial advisory (the “ Regulatory Proposal ”)...

Law N°21.248 Priorizes Human Consumption of Water in State of Catastrophe
Carey, July 2021

On June 17, 2021, Law 21,348 (hereinafter, the " Law ") was published in the Official Gazette, the purpose of which is to legally guide the powers of the President of the Republic (hereinafter, the " President ") regarding the state of constitutional exception of catastrophe due to public calamity, in order to guarantee, in situations of pandemic, health crisis and natural disasters, the access and availability in sufficient quantities of water to the affected population...

COVID-19: ANM Extends Validity of Mineral Titles and Suspension of Procedural and Material Deadlines until September 30, 2021
Veirano Advogados, July 2021

The National Mining Agency (“ANM”) amends Resolutions No. 28/2020 and 46/2020 due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and revokes Resolution No. 55/2021.   On June 30, 2021, the Federal Official Gazette published Resolution No. 76, by means of which the National Mining Agency (“ANM”) amends Resolutions No...

Chilean Central Bank Launches Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Chapters III.B.1 and III.D.1 of the Compendium of Financial Regulations
Carey, July 2021

On June 29, 2021, the Central Bank, pursuant to the resolution reached by its Board in the meeting held on June 24, 2021, launched a public consultation on proposed amendments to Chapters III.B.1 and III.D.1 of the Compendium of Financial Regulations (“CFR”)...

 

 

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