Colombia

Colombia: Superintendence of Companies defines new criteria to determine the companies that must adopt...

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In brief On October 2, the Superintendence of Companies ("SS") issued the Resolution 100-006261 (the "Resolution"), by means of which it defined the new criteria...

Colombia: Superintendence of Industry and Commerce issues its guide on good practices in advertising...

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In brief What's new? The Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) issued its "Guide on good practices in advertising through influencers" (the "Guide"), defining guidelines for...

Colombia: Analyzing economic imbalance in state contracts due to COVID-19’s outbreak – National Agency...

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On September 22, 2020, the National Agency for the State's Legal Defense - ANDJE (a state entity that designs strategies, plans and actions that allow the fulfillment of State's legal defense policies) issued a guide to public entities of the national order with recommendations for the analysis of the contractual imbalance due to the appearance of COVID‑19. The abovementioned guide has three main chapters: (i) General characteristics of contractual imbalance; (ii) Causes of contractual imbalance; and (iii) Specific challenges of COVID‑19 in the execution of state contracts and guidelines to manage them.

Colombia: Police plans to procure cyber intelligence system to monitor social media and instant...

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On 10 July 2020, the Colombia National Police Intelligence Directorate (DIPOL) initiated a public bidding process for the procurement of an AI based cyber-intelligence system for DIPOL. Such system would provide the police with access to social media accounts and instant messaging services.

International: Digital Tax Services in Latin America

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Baker McKenzie's VAT/Indirect Tax Practice presented 'Digital Services in Latin America,' on 12 August 2020. This was the second presentation in the International VAT Conference Webinar Series, a global webinar series designed for VAT specialists from all industry sectors that aims to discuss the latest developing trends and hot topics in the VAT/GST and customs arena.

Latin America: “The New Normal”: Restart of Economic Activities and Sanitary Measures in Latin...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all countries in Latin America. Administrative measures that limit or restrict economic activity have been adopted in most countries....

Latin America: Donations to Public Administration in Latin America

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In view of the health crisis in Latin America following to the outbreak of COVID-19, as well as the economic and social impacts of...

International: COVID-19 Global guide on public contracting

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In light of the global pandemic, governments across the globe are faced with urgent needs whose immediate coverage is a matter of life and death. Hence, these unusual and uncertain times call for rare and exceptional measures, and without much ado, governments around the globe have provided them. Common to all approaches is the will to enable public contractors to procure the urgently needed supplies to save lives and contain the pandemic without major bureaucratic hurdles.

Latin America: COVID-19 – The Reopening Playbook

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Our Latin America Employment and Compensation team is pleased to provide you with this quick guide which includes six key topics when planning to reopen the workplace around 7 jurisdictions in Latin America.

Global: Force Majeure Tracker

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This guide has been prepared to address the substantial business and operational disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the unexpected nature of the...
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