Tuesday, 3 August, 2021

Mexico: extension of outsourcing reforms

Legal memos

Mexico: extension of outsourcing reforms Last Friday, July 30, 2021, the Senate approved the extension of the term for the entry into force of the reforms regarding the outsourcing of personnel, published on April 23, 2021, in the Official Gazette of the Federation. In order to facilitate compliance with the new obligations, and in response […]

Tuesday, 27 July, 2021

Chile: Labour and Employment Compliance in Chile 9th edition


Gerardo Otero, María Dolores Echeverría, María de los Ángeles Fernández & Javier Sabido,  have co-written  “Labour and Employment Compliance in Chile”  a publication that pays special attention to compliance in labour and employment laws in order to achieve success in the setting up process of  businesses  in a foreign country.   Find the publication here.

Thursday, 22 July, 2021

AEPD Report on the treatment of data in video identification in relation to Money Laundering Prevention.

Legal memos

 AEPD Report 2021/0047 on the treatment of biometric data in video identification processes in relation to Money Laundering Prevention. The AEPD has recently published a Legal Report analyzing a project which, in the words of the AEPD, “considers the viability of processing biometric data for facial recognition at the time of customer registration at the […]

Wednesday, 21 July, 2021

Dominican Republic: Resolution No. 01/2021 on Increase to Certain National Minimum Wages

Legal memos

The National Salary Committee of the Dominican Republic, on July 14, 2021, issued the Resolution No. 01/2021 (the “Resolution”), through which it amends the previous Resolution No. 22/2019 dated July 9 2019, as well as Resolution No. 05/2004 dated November 12, 2004. In this sense, the Resolution, effective as of July 16, 2021 and with […]

Monday, 19 July, 2021

Portugal: AdCE advises on acquisition of Petapiliot by Sovos

ECIJA in the media

Iberian Lawyer Antas da Cunha Ecija has advised the shareholders of PetaPilot, a Portuguese company that provides electronic accounting solutions to Tax authorities and companies, on its sale to US company Sovos. The operation was led by Amílcar Silva (pictured), partner from the firm’s M&A Department. The deal also included the acquisition of Saphety by […]

Friday, 16 July, 2021

Costa Rica: The Right to Disconnect: A Human Right?

Articles, ECIJA in the media

The media Nearshore Americas reports Daniel Valverde’s opinion. In March 2020,  countries around the world authorized lockdowns to stem the spread of Covid-19. In response, many workplaces decided to apply work-from-home schemes almost immediately to keep businesses open and avoid a severe loss of jobs. Practically overnight, even the most teleworking-reluctant employer or employee was now forced […]