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22/09/2021
The im­port­ance of con­trac­tu­al dis­pos­i­tions re­gard­ing per­son­al data flows
For the ful­fill­ment of the con­trac­tu­al ob­ject of many agree­ments that com­pan­ies com­monly enter dur­ing the or­din­ary course of their busi­ness, such as a pro­vi­sion of a spe­cif­ic ser­vice with a tech­no­logy...
22/09/2021
Em­ploy­ment ter­min­a­tion law and le­gis­la­tion in Colom­bia
1. Dis­missal of em­ploy­ees 1.1 Reas­ons for dis­missal lower-ro­man­Fair Dis­missals: if there is a fair cause for dis­missal, the em­ploy­er must identi­fy the facts and the stand­ards that were broken by the...
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14/09/2021
The af­fil­i­ation to a Man­dat­ory Al­tern­at­ive Pen­sion Fund does not pre­vent...
If a mem­ber of the in­di­vidu­al sav­ings scheme meets the con­di­tions set forth in art­icle 13 lit­er­al e) of Law 100 of 1993 to trans­fer to the av­er­age premi­um re­gime with defined be­ne­fit, is able to do so...
21/09/2021
Gov­ern­ing law and dis­pute res­ol­u­tion in cross-bor­der fin­an­cings: New York,...
Eng­lish law vs. New York law and jur­is­dic­tion: What are the con­sid­er­a­tions when choos­ing the gov­ern­ing law and jur­is­dic­tion for cross-bor­der fin­an­cing trans­ac­tions? What are the be­ne­fits of each gov­ern­ing...
07/09/2021
Tax Bul­let­in No. 38
Reg­u­la­tion is­sued by the Na­tion­al Gov­ern­ment re­gard­ing tax is­sues  Na­tion­al Con­gress ap­proved in the first de­bate the tax re­form bill or the So­cial In­vest­ment Law. On Au­gust 24th of 2021, the Min­istry...
06/09/2021
Trans­fer of IP rights in Colom­bia
Pat­ents: As­sign­ment 1. How may a pat­ent be as­signed (by law and/or trans­ac­tion) and is it re­quired to re­cord the as­sign­ment in the na­tion­al pat­ent re­gister to be­come ef­fect­ive?  Pat­ent as­sign­ments...
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02/09/2021
The Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court de­clared the So­cial Pro­tec­tion Floor (PPS) based...
With De­cree 1174 of Au­gust 27, 2020, the op­er­a­tion and ac­cess to the So­cial Pro­tec­tion Floor (PPS) was reg­u­lated as a mech­an­ism that of­fers ba­sic so­cial guar­an­tees to those people who re­ceive monthly...
31/08/2021
New re­quire­ment to keep your trade­marks in force in Mex­ico
The first de­clar­a­tions of use of Mex­ic­an trade­marks were filed this Au­gust, in line with the pro­vi­sions of the Fed­er­al Law for the Pro­tec­tion of In­dus­tri­al Prop­erty that entered in­to force on Novem­ber...
31/08/2021
Pub­lic pro­cure­ment reg­u­la­tion in Colom­bia
Oc­to­ber 2018 1. Where can one find pub­lic pro­cure­ment no­ti­fic­a­tions for Colom­bia? All pub­lic pro­cure­ment pro­ced­ure in­form­a­tion – in­clud­ing pri­or in­form­a­tion no­tices, con­tract no­tices that call for...
25/08/2021
Some thoughts on the age of con­sent around Chin­a's new per­son­al data pro­tec­tion...
On Au­gust 20, the Xin­hua agency (of­fi­cial news agency of the Re­pub­lic of China) an­nounced the ap­prov­al of the "Per­son­al In­form­a­tion Pro­tec­tion Law (PIPL)". This law, ac­cord­ing to the state me­dia and the...
20/08/2021
The Su­per­in­tend­ence of Com­pan­ies has is­sued new in­struc­tions for the im­ple­ment­a­tion...
​The Su­per­in­tend­ence of Com­pan­ies (the “SC”) is­sued two new reg­u­la­tions through which it in­tends to strengthen the fight against cor­rup­tion by means of ef­fi­cient cor­por­ate gov­ernance mech­an­isms...
17/08/2021
En­vir­on­ment­al Crimes Law: a sig­ni­fic­ant pro­gress in Colom­bia re­gard­ing...
In re­sponse to the in­ter­na­tion­al and Colom­bi­an so­ci­ety's call to strengthen the en­vir­on­ment­al pro­tec­tion, the Con­gress of the Re­pub­lic ap­proved, and the Pres­id­ent en­acted Law 2111 of 2021. In ac­cord­ance...