Modification to the General Urban Planning and Construction Ordinance July 12, 2019

On July 10, 2019, the Official Gazette published an amendment to the General Urban Planning and Construction Ordinance that adds a new chapter in title 6 of this, “Special Regulation for Economic Housing” establishing a…

DGA Resolution on Control of Groundwater Extractions July 3, 2019

On July 1, 2019 was published, in the Official Journal of the Republic of Chile, Exempt Resolution No. 1,238 / 2019 of the General Water Directorate that “Determines the technical conditions and deadlines at the…

Schedule of obligations to inform the Central Bank of operations abroad May 29, 2019

The Central Bank establishes a serie of information obligations for statistical purposes, some of which must be fulfilled directly by the interested parties and not by the formal exchange market entity involved. These obligations may…

Labor Modernization Project May 17, 2019

On May 14, 2019, the President of the Republic sent to the Senate a Bill on labor modernization for conciliation of work, family and inclusion, which introduces amendments to the Labor Code, and other legal…

Government announces bidding for the development of 5G Network February 28, 2019

Last Monday, the Government announced the beginning of the bidding process whose goal is the development of the 5G Network in Chile. This network is characterized, mainly, because of its high capacity to transmit information…

Fee payment for the non-use of the water January 16, 2019

January 15, 2018, was published in the Official Gazette Resolution N°3.565, issued on December 28, 2018 by the DGA (Chilean Water Authority) which listed the water rights that must pay a fee in 2019 for…

Labor Inclusion Law January 14, 2019

With the enactment of Law No. 21.015, companies that as of April 1, 2019 have more than 100 workers will be obliged to hire or keep hired the 1% of people with disabilities or assignees…

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…