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Brigard Urrutia | November 2017

Latin America’s current economic growth levels are among the world’s highest, and the region is preparing its regulations to meet new economic challenges. As such, the fostering of foreign trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) is important to increase GDP growth, create job opportunities, and improve logistics and production ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The CREG granted the possibility to defer the payment obligations of the marketers invoiced by XM S.A. E.S.P in their ASIC and LAC functions ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

On April 16, 2020, by means of Resolution CRA 915 of 2020, the Commission for the Regulation of Water and Basic Sanitation established transitory regulatory measures for the deferred payment of invoices for domestic water and sewerage services and public sanitation services, within the framework of the emergency declared by the National Government due to COVID-19 ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

Measures taken for water, sewage and sanitation public utilities, within the framework of the State of Emergency ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

During the term of the health emergency declared by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection on the occasion of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic or during the term of any health emergency declared by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection on the occasion of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the following are modified: Article 7(1) of Law 105 1993, Article 8 of Law 688 of 2001, Article 98 of Law 1955 of 2019 Article 100 of Law 1955 of 2019, Article 19 of Law 336 of 1996

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

Measures for the public services of aqueduct, sewerage and sanitation are dictated within the framework of the State of Economic, Social and Ecological Emergency The public services of aqueduct, sewerage and/or sanitation may defer the collection of the fixed charge and unsubsidized consumption to residential users of stratum 1 and 2 for a period of thirty-six (36) months ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

Provisions for electric power and fuel gas utilities, within the framework of the State of Economic, Social and Ecological Emergency ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

Measures are established for public investment projects that can be financed with resources from the General System of Royalties ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

Article 2.2.5.3.2 of Chapter 3 of Title 5 of Part 2 of Book 2 of Decree 1083 of 2015, the Sole Regulatory Body for the Public Service Sector, is amended as follows"Article 2.2.5.3.2. Order for the definitive filling of career posts. The definitive filling of career posts shall be carried out in the following order: With the person who, at the time of his retirement, held career rights and whose reinstatement has been ordered by a judicial authority ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The Ministry of Mines and Energy, through Resolution 40115 of 2020, extended until December 31, 2020 the delegation of the inspection function carried out by the department of Antioquia. On the other hand, the Secretary of Mines of Antioquia extended the suspension of some administrative actions until April 13, 2020 ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The Government postponed the filing due dates for the tax and other measures were taken in order to help the tourism sector. Due to the crisis generated by the COVID-19, the Government established through Decree 557 of 2020, that companies that provide international air passenger transport services, will have until October 30, 2020, to submit and pay the National Tourism Tax, corresponding to the first and second quarter of 2020 ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

Transitional rules adopted with regards to supply limitation of Resolution CREG 116 of 1998 and withdrawal from market of Resolution CREG 156 of 2011. During the following three months, the supply limitation programs, which imply possible cuts to users, of CREG Resolution 116 of 1998 and other regulations that modify or supplement it, will not be applied ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The participants of the primary and the secondary market, who have executed natural gas supply contracts in force and registered with the Market Manager, may modify them by mutual agreement. This measure shall be subject to the following conditions: It shall apply to all supply contracts in execution or which begin to be executed before 30 November 2020. The negotiations of quantities and prices of natural gas supply contracts, both on the Primary and Secondary Markets ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The mechanism to carry out the commercialization of the increased availability of LPG from the Cusiana source ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The alternative means for reporting the daily offer and the declaration of availability are modified. The definition of "Price Offer and Start-Stop Prices" in numeral 3.1 of the Operation Code, Resolution CREG 025 of 1995, is modified. The new definition is as follows: "Price Offer and Start-Stop PricesThe electronic transmission of data established by CND will be used as the main means for sending information on offers to CND ...

Brigard Urrutia | March 2020

Temporary flexibility of the terms of adjustment of guarantees and the term to carry out audits to the Reliability Charge was defined. The Energy and Gas Regulation Commission, seeking to guarantee the proper provision of electric power service, decrees that the value of the guarantee in Article 31 of CREG Resolution 061 of 2007 will not be adjusted in the scenario presented in paragraph 2, numeral 3: 3 ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The Public Utilities Superintendence submitted to the CREG concerns provided by public utility providers with respect to the provisions of Resolution 058 of 2020. In this regard, the main concern was that both workers in charge of measurement and users have shown reticence regarding the performing of consumptions measurements due to the high possibility of COVID 19 infection ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

For the enactment of CREG Resolution 059, the CREG considered Article 3 of Legislative Decree 517 of 2020. Article 3 of Legislative Decree 517 of 2020 provides for the possibility of CREG to adopt special temporary schemes to defer the payment of invoices issued. In addition, it authorizes CREG to adopt all measures it deems necessary to mitigate the effects of the State of Economic, Social and Ecological Emergency on users and agents in the gas chain ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

On April 15, 2020, by means of Decree 559 of 2020, the President of the Republic ordered the creation of the Sub-account for emergency mitigation – Covid 19- within the National Fund for Disaster Risk Management. Its purpose will be to finance the provision of goods, services and works required to contain, mitigate and prevent the spread of the adverse effects derived from the COVID-19 pandemic in the Colombian population in condition of vulnerability ...

Brigard Urrutia | March 2020

Emergency Mitigation Fund (FOME, per its acronym in Spanish) is a fund without legal status of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit and will aim, within the framework of Decree 417 of 2020, to meet the needs of resources for health care, the adverse effects generated on the productive activity and the need for the economy to continue providing conditions that maintain employment and growth ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

The Ministry of Finance published Decree 520 of April 6, 2020, modifying the dates for filing and paying income tax returns of large taxpayers and legal entities, as well as the annual statement of assets held abroad. Accordingly, Decree 520 of 2020 establishes that the income tax returns of large taxpayers will be filed simultaneously with the third installment instead of the second one, as was previously provided by Decree 435, published on March 19, 2020 ...

Brigard Urrutia | April 2020

By means of Decree 106 of 2020, it is ordered to give continuation to the mandatory preventive isolation in Bogotá D.C., from April 13, 2020, until April 27, 2020. This, taking into account that it was instructed by the president of the Republic, as a measure to avoid the extension of the COVID-19 contagion, within the framework of the declaration of economic, social and ecological emergency declared in the national territory ...

Brigard Urrutia | March 2020

At a press conference held on March 11, 2020, the Minister of Health introduced the new measures ordered by the president of the Republic with a view to preventing the spread of the Coronavirus. This new measure implies preventive self-isolation for 14 days to travelers arriving from China, Italy, France and Spain. Self-isolation is mandatory and must be carried out at the traveler's hotel or home ...

Brigard Urrutia | March 2020

By means of Circular No. 4007 of 25 March 2020, the Ministry of Mines and Energy set out some considerations on the understanding of paragraphs 13 and 25 of Article 3 of Decree 457 of 2020, by which the National Government ordered the preventive isolation of all inhabitants of Colombia for a period of 19 days. Paragraphs 13 and 25 refer to exceptions to the restrictions on freedom of movement ...

Brigard Urrutia | February 2018

Last year the Colombian Congress issued Law 1841, which incorporated the Free Trade Agreement (“FTA”) between Colombia and Israel into the Colombian legal system. Currently, the law approving the Treaty is under review by the Colombian Constitutional Court for its definitive entry into force ...

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