30 Day Payment Law January 9, 2019

On January 3, 2019, the President of Chile promulgated the 30-Day Payment Act (here in after the “Law”), which amends Law No. 19.983 on transfer and executive merit to a copy of the bill, Decree…

Bill that modifies Law 20,551 on the closure of mining works and installations December 27, 2018

On December 18, 2018, the bill that seeks to modify Law 20,551 entered the Senate. This law “Regulates the closure of mining operations and installations”. The project seeks to alleviate the financial burden that the…

Modifications in the Penal Code: Corruption Crimes December 21, 2018

On November 20, 2018, Law No. 21121 was published, which modifies the Criminal Code and other legal regulations related to the prevention, detection and prosecution of crimes related to corruption (the “Law”). The Law introduces…

Modifications in the Labor Code regarding building and construction work contracts November 29, 2018

On November 28, 2018, Law No. 21122 was published in the Official Gazette, which modifies the Labor Code’s regulation on work contracts for work or work, norms that will govern the hiring by work or…

Affinitas: Investment Projects Bulletin September 14, 2018

We leave the last edition of the Investment Project Bulletin made by Affinitas, an alliance of which Barros & Errázuriz is a member, together with three other law firms from Peru, Colombia and Mexico; Mirada…

Tax Reform Bill August 27, 2018

Following is a summary of the main issues affecting foreign investors contained in the Tax Reform Bill filed by the government before Congress on August 23, 2018. Amendments to the current GAAR, intending to bring…