The enactment of Law 1676 of 2013 (Secured Interest Law) in the context of insolvency proceedings − reorganization and liquidation − has substantially restated the legal scope of creditors’
Guest post from Bergstein Law of Uruguay
On June 28, 2019 the European Union and the MERCOSUR group − comprised of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay − reached a mutual understanding over a trade agreement. Both sides have been negotiating such an agreement for 20 years. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker calls this the largest trade agreement the European Union has ever concluded.…
Law 21.131, also known as “30-Day Payment Law” (the “Law”), became effective on May 16th, 2019.
Maximum Payment Term
The Law establishes a maximum payment term of 60 calendar days since the date the…
In effect since May 07, 2019, Peru’s Supreme Decree No. 145-2019-EF established certain parameters in an effort to identify and sanction tax avoidance mechanisms.
The Peruvian general anti-avoidance rule (GAAR) was enacted in 2012; however, through Legislative Decree No. 1121, it was suspended until the issuance of regulations to allow its application.…
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has approved Law 166/2019, the so-called compliant debtors law, modifying the country’s credit scoring system. The new rules will come into force on July 9, 2019.
The credit scoring system has …