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On 5 August, Legal500 and Baker McKenzie held an employment law roundtable discussing best practices for LATAM employers navigating the new normal. Tatiana Garcés (Colombia), Javiera Medina (Mexico) and Leticia Ribeiro (Trench Rossi Watanabe in Brazil) were joined by general counsels Gabriela Rodríguez (Stryker) and Catalina Robledo (Nissan). Together, the panel shared insights around remote work, hybrid work and managing mental health issues in the workplace.

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.

The Pacific Alliance comprised by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru seeks to attract private capital for the infrastructure sector, under the modality of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s). They adopted the guiding principles of PPPs, which will help member countries to promote predictability, transparency, competition and integrity. Our Baker McKenzie partners on…

Baker McKenzie Latin America Financial Institutions industry group’s FintechFest is the first of a series of webinars that aims to provide insights on key market trends, opportunities, and legal and regulatory challenges to guide financial institutions and technology companies through the panoply of issues in the rapidly evolving fintech sector. In Latin…

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 On October 2, the Superintendence of Companies (“SS”) issued the Resolution 100-006261 (the “Resolution”), by means of which it defined the new criteria to determine the companies that must adopt Business Transparency and Ethics Programs (“PTEE”). The Resolution is effective as of January 1, 2021, and expressly revoke…