Plastics and packaging laws in Chile
1. What is the general legislative framework regulating packaging and plastics waste? Current Chilean legislation contemplates environmental regulations in relation to plastic and packaging waste:Law...
Pre-conditions to arbitration and the FIDIC 2nd Edition
Amendments to the FIDIC 2nd Edition contracts published in November 2022 have narrowed the definition of “Dispute” to more closely align it with the pre-conditions to DAAB and arbitration proceedings...
Renewable energy in Chile
1. Brief overview of the renewable energy sector The energy challenge in Chile has reached a crucial point in its transition to more sustainable energy sources.   Initially, Chile sought to incorporate...
Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Chile
1. Is there an exequatur procedure? Yes. Foreign judgments are recognised under our jurisdiction if the requirements comply with some conditions and no grounds for refusal are invoked. A court declaration...
CMS Expert Guide to Crypto Regulation in Chile
Dis­claim­er: This chapter was last updated 7 February 2024 and does not reflect any subsequent developments. The information provided is intended for general informational purposes and should not be construed...
Anti-Bribery and Corruption Laws in Chile
This course has been prepared to help employees understand what whistleblowing is and how whistleblowers are protected.
CBAM: Just over a week to comply
As the deadline for the first Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) report approaches on January 31st, it is crucial for undertakings engaged in importing relevant goods into the European Union to...
Further transparency rules come into force: The US Corporate Transparency...
The US Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) came into force on 1 January 2024. Going forward, certain entities (“reporting companies”) will be required to file new online beneficial ownership...
Justice in the Digital Age: Exploring AI’s Role in International Arbitration
IntroductionThe use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) in international arbitration has been a topic of debate and discussion long before the launch of chatbot ChatGPT in late November 2022.  Indisputably...
Tackling the misuse of crypto-assets for ML-TF purposes
As a constantly evolving sector, the crypto-assets ecosystem presents continuous challenges, particularly in terms of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML-TF) risks.To tackle the misuse of crypto-assets...
AI Act: Council and Parliament reach political deal
After lengthy negotiations, a political deal has been reached on the AI Act. This blog provides an overview of the current situation.There has been a gap of over two years between the world's first legal...