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Brazil: SENACON and ANPD sign technical cooperation agreement to protect consumer data

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In brief On 22 March 2021, the National Consumer Secretariat (SENACON) and the National Authority of Data Protection (ANPD) executed a technical cooperation agreement to...

Brazil: New Brazilian Public Procurement General Law

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On 1 April 2021, Law nº 14,133/2021 or the New Public Procurement General Law ("New Public Procurement Law") was published, substituting Law nº 8,666/1993. The Brazilian president, however, has vetoed 26 items of the bill approved by the National Congress.

Argentina: The FTA extends the deadline for the presentation of the affidavit and the...

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The federal tax authority (FTA) extended to 16 April 2021 the deadline for the presentation of the affidavit and the payment of the "solidarity and extraordinary contribution to help mitigate the effects of the pandemic" ("Contribution") created by Law No. 27,605 ("Law").

Brazil: Environmental Ministry details the implementation of the Forest+ Carbon program and discloses the...

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On 5 April 2021, the Secretariat of the Amazon and Environmental Services of the Environmental Ministry (MMA) enacted Technical Note No. 353/2021. The Technical Note elaborates on the implementation of the Forest+ Carbon program and discloses the Brazilian government position regarding the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, which addresses market instruments aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 

Mexico: Changes in the Workplace now that Covid-19 vaccines are available

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As vaccines become more readily available in Mexico through the National Vaccination Policy, employers have lots of questions about how this changes the return to the workplace. In this video, our Labor and Employment lawyers discuss the vaccine policies and procedures being adopted by Mexican employers, as well as the legal and practical considerations to address.

Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru: Investor opportunities in P3s in the Pacific Alliance

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The Pacific Alliance comprised by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru seeks to attract private capital for the infrastructure sector, under the modality of Public-Private...

Argentina: The FTA extends the suspension of seizures on financial entities or on accounts...

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The federal tax authority (FTA) extended the suspension regarding the filings of tax foreclosure procedures until 31 May 2021 for micro and small companies and the taxpayers that develop economic activities that were critically affected.In addition, for the rest of the taxpayers, the seizures on financial entities or on accounts receivable and the judicial intervention of cash were suspended until 31 May 2021.

Mexico: Geolocation of mobile devices for financial transactions

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In brief The amendments to the Law that oblige financial institutions to obtain and store real-time geolocation of clients' mobile devices went into effect in...

Argentina: The FTA extends the deadline for the presentation of the affidavit and the...

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In brief The federal tax authority (FTA) extended to 16 April 2021 the deadline for the presentation of the affidavit and the payment of the...

Colombia: Superintendence of Companies modifies the regulation on SAGRILAFT and extends its implementation deadline...

In brief What's new? On April 9, the Superintendence of Companies ("SS") issued the External Circular No. 100-000004 (the "Circular"). Through this Circular, the SS modified...
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