Friday, 3 April, 2020

Costa Rica: Privacy and COVID-19: An Orwellian paranoia?


We are facing a pandemic with a scope never seen before in modern life, where the main paradox is that, in a highly connected world, connections put us at risk of infection. We are living in difficult times in practically all sectors, and privacy is no an exception. There are people already proclaiming that life, […]

Wednesday, 25 March, 2020

Consumer protection in Mexico during the coronavirus


Is it allowed to increase the price of COVID-19 preventive sanitary products? What can consumers do in view of the need to cancel flights, hotel reservations or other similar events? Currently, there is an important degree of attention given to preventive measures related to COVID-19, implemented at a governmental level, as well as those corresponding […]

Coronavirus FAQS Spain employers Thursday, 19 March, 2020

Mexico: Dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: Unforeseeable circumstances and force majeure under Mexican Law


This document is divided into four parts. The first one contains a brief introduction. The second one, addresses the legal treatment of force majeure under Mexican legislation. The third one, explains the concept of hardship, and the fourth one, with conclusions thereon. Introduction Starting in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, during the last few weeks […]

Perspectivas M&A 2020 Friday, 6 March, 2020

M&A Spain 2020 outlook


This interview was published by TTR. TTR: Based on the closing of 2019 and taking into consideration the beginning of 2020, what are your expectations for the Spanish M&A market this year? E: 2019 was a positive year for the Spanish M&A market and we are optimistic for 2020, since all indicators predict a year […]

Wednesday, 22 January, 2020

Costa Rica: New obligations for dormant corporations were imposed by Tax Administration


The legal status of dormant corporations had never been regulated in Costa Rica Dormant corporations are inactive legal entities that are not presently operating accruing revenues, but that are capable of being activated.   In the past, the law only regulated active corporations, meaning those that conduct business activities. In Costa Rica, dormant corporations have been […]

Chile Data Protection Cyber Security Tuesday, 14 January, 2020

Chile: Data Protection & Cyber Security Law

Articles, ECIJA in the media

This interview was published by Legal 500. Read the full article here. Please provide an overview of the legal framework governing privacy in your jurisdiction (e.g., a summary of the key laws, who is covered by them, what sectors, activities or data do they regulate, and who enforces the laws enforced)? The legal framework governing […]