Legal Alert – COVID health insurance

#LegalAlert │ End of Health Alert in Chile: As of August 31, 2023, the health alert that authorities had declared in response to the pandemic came to an end in Chile. This means that it is no longer necessary to obtain mandatory individual health insurance associated with COVID-19 for future employment contracts. Therefore, this insurance […]

Legal Alert – Energy Sector LATAM – Corporate Insights – Andersen Global

#Analysis │ Energy Sector in LATAM | We are sharing our latest publication from LATAM Corporate Insights. A document that includes a country-by-country guide regarding opportunities and key legal and tax trends related to the energy sector in the region. Read the report here: This guide was compiled by various members and contributors who […]

Legal Alert – Employee Dismissals in Latam – Andersen Global

#LegalAlert Unjustified dismissal by the unilateral decision of the employer is a regulated reality in various ways in Latin America. The Employment Law (EMPLAW) team of Andersen Global in Latin America has prepared the collaborative paper “Employee Dismissals in Latam,” with the participation of 16 jurisdictions: Andersen in Argentina, Indacochea & Asociados, Abogados in Bolivia, […]

Legal Free Pill – Chile – USA CDTI

#Legal – The Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty between #Chile and the United States (CDTI) was approved by the United States Senate in June 2023. This treaty aims to prevent double taxation of income earned by taxpayers from both countries and promote bilateral trade and investment. The #CDTI offers a range of advantages for companies and […]

Tax Reforms for 2023

As we know, during 2023 a series of tax benefits will end, among them the instant depreciation of the amounts invested in fixed assets, whether new or imported and the end of the preferential rate of the Pro-SME regime, resulting in an increase from 10% to 25%. Joaquín Hurtado Bertoglio, Tax Practice Area Associate, comments […]

Andersen Global – Report – Labor Cost in Latin America

Our Andersen Latam Employment Law team has prepared the collaborative work Labor Cost in Latin America, which compiles information from 17 countries on the costs that the employer must bear when hiring workers in each of these jurisdictions in their company.       Some of the topics you will find in this document are: […]

Legal Alert – CMF – General Standard No. 484

#Alert CMF | The Commission for the Financial Market (CMF) issued General Rule No. 484, which establishes requirements and conditions so that the commissions charged to the debtor of a money credit operation are not considered interest, for purposes of determining whether the interest rate of that loan exceeds the Maximum Conventional Rate (TMC). In […]

Latin America Impact of COVID-19 on Litigation and Arbitration

We share the work carried out by the Andersen Global Litigation and Arbitration Group on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Litigation and Arbitration in Latin America. The work was carried out by the following firms: Brazil: Lotti e Araújo Sociedade de Advogados Chile: Chirgwin Colombia: Jiménez, huiguita, rodriguez & Asociados Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama: […]

LEGAL ALERT – New requirements and Changes to Chilean labor law

The Chilean congress passed a new bill (law 21,327) which came into effect on October 1st, 2021. The bill, framed within the digital government modernization efforts, establishes new requirements for employment contracts provisions and registration with the Chilean Labor Direction. New mandatory provisions for employment contracts. All employment contracts in #Chile (existing and future) will […]

COVID-19 – Latin American Experience – Andersen Global

The Andersen Employment Law (EMPLAW) team in Latin America, through its member and collaborating firms, has prepared a document that compiles an overview of the requirements and obligations that employers have in relation to the COVID-19 vaccine. Within this document, you will find general information from 17 countries that cover the most common questions, in […]