B&E stands out in the new category “International & Cross-Border Capabilities in Chile” of Chambers Global Rankings February 14, 2020

In its latest edition, the international guide Chambers Global Ranking 2020, launched new sections, including “International & Cross-Border Capabilities“, where Barros & Errázuriz stands out in Chile. It evaluates both independent and international law firms…

Column “Building permits: between advertising and legal certainty” by Alejandra Aránguiz and Cristóbal Millar February 11, 2020

On February 11, El Mercurio Legal, published the column “Building permits: between advertising and legal certainty” written by the counsel Alejandra Aránguiz and the associate Crsitóbal Millar, of the urbanism area of ​​the Firm. Click…

Barros & Errázuriz advised Activa S.A on the sale of issued shares to IWC February 11, 2020

Barros & Errázuriz advised Activa S.A, manager of Fondo de Inversión Privado Crecimiento Forestal, on the sale to IWC Timberland Partners II K/S (“IWC”) of 100% of the issued shares of Sociedad Activa Crecimiento Forestal,…

Tax Reform: Main Modifications February 7, 2020

On Wednesday, January 29, Congress approved the Bill that Modernizes Tax Legislation, so it is expected to be promulgated and published as a law during March 2020. In this context, the Barros & Errázuriz Tax…

LatinLawyer and Vance Center recognize Barros & Errázuriz for its Pro Bono work February 5, 2020

Barros & Errázuriz was recoginzed as “Leading Lights 2019”, an acknowledge given each year by LatinLawyer and Vance Center. Together, the specialized media and the social organization identify law firms that stand out for the…

National Economic Prosecutor’s (FNE) Requirement in Minority Participations January 29, 2020

Yesterday, the first two requirements of the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (“FNE”) were made public before the Competition Tribunal (“TDLC”), for breach of Article 4 bis of Decree Law No. 211, which sets the Rules…

Modification to the Regulation of the Public Procurement Law January 28, 2020

On January 21, 2020, Decree No. 821 was published in the Official Gazette that “Modifies Supreme Decree No. 250, of 2004, of the Ministry of Finance, which approves Regulation of Law No. 19,886, of Bases…

Increase in the percentage of applicable retention to independent workers and new contribution base January 22, 2020

As of January 2020, the retention rate applicable to independent workers who issue fee receipts has been updated. Likewise, and as usual at this time, the Pensions Superintendence has informed the new contribution base that…

Advice to GeoPark Chile in a senior note offer under Rule 144A and Regulation S January 22, 2020

Advice to GeoPark Chile SpA, guarantor in the offer of US$350.000 million of total capital of GeoPark Limited guaranteed senior notes at 5,500% with maturity in 2024. The notes were sold in an offer exempt…

New opportunity to benefit from the Substitute Tax January 20, 2020

After several amendments, the new Tax Reform Bill, issued by the Senate on January 15th, will allow taxpayers to opt for a 30% substitute tax in replacement of final taxes (Global Complementary Tax or Withholding…