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With COVID-19 vaccinations finally here, organizations looking to protect their workforces and promote business continuity must navigate a fast-evolving framework of national protocols and regulatory regimes. An increasing number of jurisdictions across the globe are publishing guidelines and legislation governing the legal and practical aspects of workplace vaccination programs.

On March 12, 2021, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register a final rule [CBP Dec. 21-05] that amends the CBP regulations to reflect an extension of import restrictions on certain archaeological and ecclesiastical ethnological material [Pre-Columbian archaeological material ranging approximately from 1500 B.C. to 1530 A.D. and ecclesiastical ethnological…

Law 2068, which modifies the general tourism regime in Colombia, was published on 31 December 2020. The law’s main objectives are to promote sustainability; implement mechanisms for the conservation, protection and use of different tourist attractions; increase competitiveness; and promote the recovery of Colombian tourism through the creation of different incentives. 

In brief There is no question that the pandemic has changed the future of work. From an increased focus on health and safety to transitioning to permanent (or indefinite) remote work, or preparing for business transformation, companies are facing critical business challenges in regard to their most important asset —…

On September 22, 2020, the National Agency for the State’s Legal Defense – ANDJE (a state entity that designs strategies, plans and actions that allow the fulfillment of State’s legal defense policies) issued a guide to public entities of the national order with recommendations for the analysis of the contractual imbalance due to the appearance of COVID‑19. The abovementioned guide has three main chapters: (i) General characteristics of contractual imbalance; (ii) Causes of contractual imbalance; and (iii) Specific challenges of COVID‑19 in the execution of state contracts and guidelines to manage them.