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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – April 2022

    Extension of the State of Emergency.- The National State of Emergency was extended until May 31, 2022. Increase of the Minimum Living Wage (RMV).- From May 1, 2022, the minimum living wage was increased from S/.930.00 to S/.1,025.00. This increase has an impact on the following items:

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    Labor Newsletter – October 2021

    The following days were declared as non-working days in the public sector: October 11, November 2, December 24, 27 and 31, 2021, and January 3, 2022. The private sector may also grant non-working days, subject to an agreement establishing how the compensation of hours shall be made (although, in the absence of an agreement, the employer shall decide).

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    Labor Newsletter – September 2021

    Extension of the State of Emergency.- The State of National Emergency was extended until October 31, 2021, with the corresponding restrictive measures.

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    Labor Newsletter – August 2021

    Extension of the State of Emergency and Health Emergency.- The State of National Emergency was extended until September 30, 2021, and the Health Emergency was extended from September 3, 2021 for a term of 180 days.

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    Labor Newsletter – July 2021

    Extension of the State of Emergency and restrictions. - The National State of Emergency was extended until August 31, 2021, and the restrictions applicable to each region were defined, depending on the level of alert.

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    Labor Newsletter – June 2021

    Extension of the State of Emergency and restrictions.- The National State of Emergency was extended until May 31, 2021, and the restrictions applicable to each region were defined, depending on the level of alert, until May 9, 2021.

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    Labor Newsletter – April 2021

    Extension of the State of Emergency and restrictions.- The National State of Emergency was extended until May 31, 2021, and the restrictions applicable to each region were defined, depending on the level of alert, until May 9, 2021.

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    Labor Newsletter – February 2021

    Extension of the State of Emergency and new restrictions.- The State of National Emergency was extended until March 31, 2021 and new restrictions were established depending on the level of alert of each region, valid from March 1 to March 14, 2021. Some of these restrictions are summarized below.

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    Labor Alert – February 2021

    On Friday, January 29, D.S No. 001-2021-TR was published amending several articles of the Regulations of Law No. 29783, Occupational Safety and Health Law.

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    Labor Newsletter – January 2021

    Extension of the State of Emergency and new restrictions.- The State of National Emergency was extended until February 28, 2021 and new restrictions were established depending on the level of alert of each region, valid from January 31 to February 14, 2021. Some of these restrictions are summarized below.

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    Labor Newsletter – December 2020

    Extension of the State of National Emergency.- The State of National Emergency was extended until January 31, 2021.

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    Labor Newsletter – November 2020

    Extension of the State of National Emergency and the Health Emergency.- The State of National Emergency was extended for the month of December 2020, and the Health Emergency as of from December 7, 2020 for a period of 90 calendar days.

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    Labor Newsletter – October 2020

    Extension of the State of National Emergency.- The State of National Emergency was extended until November 30, 2020...

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    Labor Newsletter – September 2020

    Extension of the State of National Emergency.- The State of National Emergency was extended until October 31, 2020....

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    Labor Newsletter – August 2020

    Extension of the State of National Emergency and the Health Emergency...

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    Labor Newsletter – July 2020

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    Labor Alert – July 2020

    On July 11, 2020, SUNAFIL published the new version of the “Protocol on the exercise of labor inspection,...

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    Labor Newsletter – June 2020

    Labor measures related to COVID-19.- The main measures ordered by the Government are the following...

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    Labor Alert – June 2020

    Resumption of deadlines and electronic notification from SUNAFIL.

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    Labor Alert – June 2020

    Additional provisions are established with regard to the Monitoring, Prevention and Control Plan of Covid-19 at work.

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    Labor Alert – May 2020

    New labor measures in the framework of the Health Emergency and of a permanent nature.

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    Labor Newsletter – May 2020

    Labor measures related to COVID-19.

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    Labor Newsletter – April 2020

    Labor measures related to COVID-19.- The main measures ordered by the Government are the following...

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    Labor Newsletter – March 2020

    Labor measures related to COVID-19.- The main measures established by the Government are the following:

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    Labor Alert – March 2020

    Provisions that establish exceptional and temporary measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are developed 

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    Labor Alert – March 2020

    Implement labor supplementary measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19

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    Labor Alert – March 2020

    Exceptional labor measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and declaration of state of emergency.

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    Labor Alert – March 2020

    New "Guide for the prevention of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace".

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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – February 2020

    Amendments to the Regulations of the General Labor Inspection Act.- The main amendments to the labor inspection regulations are as follows:

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  • NEWS

    Labor Alert – February 2020

    “Vida Ley” Life Insurance.- Employers must hire a “Vida Ley” life insurance for all their workers, regardless of their seniority, from February 11, 2020.

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    Labor Newsletter – January 2020

    New guideline for the use of video surveillance cameras.

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    Labor Alert – January 2019

    Directive for the use of surveillance cameras

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    Labor Alert – January 2019

    Minimum requirements for the development of the hazard identification matrix, risk assessment and control measures (IPERC) are established.

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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – December 2019

    New measures to strengthen the protection of safety and life of workers.- The main changes set forth in Supreme Decree N° 044-2019 (“DU”) are the following:

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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – November 2019

    Virtual platform enablement for mandatorily giving notice in matters of sexual harassment. The platform on the link below must be used by employers:

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    Labor Newsletter – October 2019

    New Control Protocol for Sexual Harassment.- The Protocol contains the guidelines that SUNAFIL must follow in case of complaints of sexual harassment. The main novelties are the following:

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    Labor Alert – October 2019

    In november, the election process starts to establish the occupational safety and health committee of mining companies

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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – September 2019

    Orientation and Accompaniment Service is created in cases of sexual harassment “Work without Harassment”.- Guidelines were issued through this service and the Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion offers the following:

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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – August 2019

    New regulations on granting social benefits. The Regulation on Granting and Payment of Social Benefits of Act No. 26870 has been approved in order to regulate, simplify and standardize granting

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    Labor Newsletter – July 2019

    New obligations regarding sexual harassment by employers.-

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    Labor Newsletter – July 2019

    Employers’ new obligations in matters of sexual harassment

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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – June 2019

    New international standard to combat violence and harassment at work. The International Labour Organization adopted a new Convention and Recommendation

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    Labor Newsletter – May 2019

    New Protocol that regulates the control of compliance with equal play obligations.

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    Labor Alert – May 2019

    Termination Certificate for CTS severance pay withdrawal. If the employer does not issue the Termination Certificate, it will be issued by the Labor

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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – April 2019

    Several administrative procedures of the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion (MTPE) are simplified and removed. Main procedures having been removed from Consolidated Text of Administrative Procedures (TUPA) pursuant to Ministerial Order No. 107-2019-TR are the following:

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    Labor Newsletter – March 2019

    Draft of Sexual Harassment Prevention and Sanction Law Regulation The most relevant amendment proposals are as follows...

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    Labor Newsletter – February 2019

    New regulations on vacation advancement and fractionation.- The Supreme Decree No. 002-2019-TR contains the following news:

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    Labor Newsletter – February 2019

    (i) Vacation in advance: It must be agreed previously and in writing. Vacation in advance must be compensated with those that are acquired when the respective record is completed or with incomplete vacation generated upon termination of the employment relationship.

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    Labor Newsletter – January 2020

    New directive version on the labor complaints service is approved.- Through Superintendency Resolution No. 045-2019-SUNAFIL, published on January 26, the Resolution approving Directive No. 003-2017-SUNAFIL/INII (Directive regulating the issuance of the worker's termination certificate) is canceled  and the second version of Directive No. 002-2017-SUNAFIL/INII, called “Labor Complaint Service” is approved.

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  • PRACTICE AREAS

    Labor

    “The labour team at REM, led by Jose Balta, is top in the country; the level of the partners and also associates service is the best compared to other firms. The quality of associate work does not diminish at all when the partners are not available to attend an urgent matter. Jose Balta is an […]

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    Merger Control

    “Associates and partners are of an excellent level, whichever the topic. Very attentive partner who knows the needs from a management point of view and then go into detail with specialists, always efficient.” (The Legal 500, 2022: Competition and Antitrust)   We provide advice on matters related to the prior control regime for business merger […]

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  • NEWS

    Life Sciences Newsletter – October 2021

    Through Supreme Decree Nº 156-2021-PCM the government clarified that passengers entering Peru must have a molecular test with a result date no more than 72 hours before boarding from their point of origin. It is not mandatory to present a vaccination card or certificate.

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – September 2021

    The Ministry of Health officially launched the National Registry of Medicinal Oxygen - Renoxi Peru, which allows to know the stock and consumption of medicinal oxygen reported by public, private or mixed Health Service Provider Institutions (IPRESS) throughout the country. Renoxi Peru was created in compliance with Law Nº 31113 that regulates, authorizes, ensures and guarantees the use of medicinal oxygen in health facilities.

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – July 2021

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) adopted Health Directive Nº 134-MINSA/2021-INS (Ministerial Resolution Nº 804-2021-MINSA) that establishes specific provisions for the use and application of rapid tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus antigens.

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    Oil and Gas Alert – July 2021

    Through Resolution N° 178-2021-OS/CD ("Resolution"), published on July 15, 2021, in the Official Gazette "El Peruano", the "Procedure for the Elaboration of Tariff Studies on Regulated Aspects of Natural Gas Distribution

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    Regulatory – July 2021

    The new "National Directive of Internal Order for the protection of National Critical Assets - ACN" is published

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    Fishery Newsletter – June 2021

    By Ministerial Resolution Nº 00144-2021-PRODUCE, published in the Official Gazette "El Peruano" on May 21, 2021, exceptionally authorizes the extraction, transfer and supply for aquaculture purposes of 2.5 tons of specimens smaller than 65 mm in valvar height of the shellfish resource (Argopecten purpuratus), in the marine area where this resource is distributed, off the coast of the Constitutional Province of Callao and on the southeast side of San Lorenzo Island.

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    State Procurement Alert – June

    On June 26, 2021, the Ministry of Economy and Finance - MEF published in the Official Gazette "El Peruano" the Supreme Decree Nº 162-2021-EF (hereinafter, the "Supreme Decree"), whereby it amends the rules contained in the Regulations of the State Procurement Law, adopted by Supreme Decree Nº 344-2018-EF (hereinafter, the "Regulations"). 

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    Fishery Newsletter – May 2021

    Exceptionally authorize the extraction, transfer and supply of shellfish resource for aquaculture purposes and adopt other provisions

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    Oil and Gas Alert – April 2021

    Guidelines and technical provisions for the elaboration of Safety Risks Studies and Response Plans

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  • NEWS

    Tax Newsletter – February 2021

    Extension of deadlines for fulfilment of tax liabilities in departments with extreme and very high alert level is established.- Superintendence Resolution N° 016-2021/SUNAT, published on February 2, 2021, new due dates for certain tax liabilities are established...

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  • LAWYERS

    JACK ZAPATA

    PRACTICES Civil Litigation Arbitration Jack Zapata specializes on alternative dispute resolution methods, such as arbitration, dispute adjudication boards and conciliation, as well as giving legal advice in construction law matters. His practice is focused on preparation of construction contracts (EPC, EPCM, ECM), and in the contract management of infrastructure projects executed under standardized contracts models, such […]

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – January 2021

    Supreme Decree No. 002-2021-SA adopted the regulation for granting conditional health record of the COVID-19 vaccine with phase III clinical trials with preliminary results. The General Directorate of Medicines, Supplies and Drugs (Digemid) has a maximum period of 3 months to grant the aforementioned record. The conditional health record is valid for one year and may be renewed 4 times.

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    Oil and Gas Alert – January 2021

    Safety provisions related to Risk Studies and Contingency Plans are amended and complementary measures are established.

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – December 2020

    Seroprevalence: The National Center of Epidemiology, Prevention and Disease Control published on its website the progress of the seroprevalence study for COVID-19 in Peru.

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    Fishery Newsletter – September 2020

    The catch quota for the bonito resource established by R.M. No. 002-2020-PRODUCE was amended...

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    Tax Newsletter – August 2020

    The Regulation of the General Sales Tax Act (IGV) was amended...

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    Antitrust Alert – August 2020

    INDECOPI adopts directive establishing the procedure for payment of rewards

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    Fishery Newsletter – July 2020

    Deadlines for the exploratory fishing referred to in R.M. No. 317-2019-PRODUCE are amended.

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – June 2020

    The entity has issued various communiqués to users during the last week regarding the following...

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    Fishery Newsletter – June 2020

    The Institute of the Peruvian Sea - IMARPE is authorized to carry out an Exploratory Fishing of the horse mackerel resource in order to...

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    Antitrust Alert – June 2020

    INDECOPI publishes information guide on anti-competitive agreements between companies in the labor sector.

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  • LAWYERS

    ANDRE MARDINI

    PRACTICES Labor Andre Mardini specializes in labor and employment law with emphasis on litigation. He counsels companies in developing and implementing process strategies, as well as in the defense and oral litigation in labor processes and/or administrative labor procedures. Andre took part in the wining team of the II Litigation in Labor Competition organized by […]

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  • NEWS

    Transport and Communications Alert – June 2020

    he Regulation of the Act that promotes and regulates the use of bicycles as a sustainable means of transport is adopted, and other regulations of the transport sector are amended.

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    Antitrust Alert – June 2020

    The Guide to Programs for Compliance with Free Competition was adopted.

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  • NEWS

    Capital Markets Alert – May 2020

    Superintendence of the Securities Market (“SMV”) publishes draft regulations for the virtual convening and holding of assemblies of trustees, assemblies of attendees and committees of companies to which the SMV grants authorization to operate and of autonomous assets that they manage ("Project").

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    Public Law Alert – May 2020

    New Supreme Decree extends State of Emergency and allows restart of new economic activities.

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    Restructuring and Insolvency Alert – May 2020

    Bankruptcy Refinancing Expedited Procedure.

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    Financial Alert – May 2020

    Supreme Decree 080-2020-PCM was published that approves the “Resumption of Activities” within the framework of the State of Emergency as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    Financial Alert – April 2020

    Ministerial Resolution No. 134-2020-EF/15 was published on April 13, 2020. This Resolution approves the Operating Regulations (the “Regulations”) of the REACTIVA PERU Program to Ensure Continuity in the Chain of Payments in response to the Impact of COVID-19 (the “Program”), approved by Legislative Decree No. 1455, amended by Legislative Decree No. 1457 (the “Decree”), and through which a program of regulated guarantees for credits granted by financial institutions was created for up to S/.30,000 million.

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    Fishery Alert – April 2020

    Sanipes issues preventive measures in fishing and aquaculture infrastructures to face COVID-19.

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    Capital Markets Newsletter – January and February 2020

    Regulations to promote access to financing through invoices and receipts for fees, and through purchase orders and/or services issued by state entities are approved in order to promote the productive and business development of micro, small and medium-sized companies (MSMEs) through financial leasing, for the regulation and supervision of the activity of participatory financial financing (investment crowdfunding)

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  • LAWYERS

    GINO SANGALLI

    PRACTICES Banking and Finance Project Finance Gino Sangalli specializes in banking-regulatory issues and international financing.He counsels on regulatory aspects of the financial and banking activity, on securities, local and international financing, stock issuance and placement through public or private offer schemes. He participates in matters related to personal and real securities negotiations (mortgages, movable guarantees, […]

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    Oil and Gas Alert – March 2020

    Measures to ensure the continuity of natural gas service and fuel supply are established.

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    Tax Newsletter – January 2020

    Financing of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).- The Emergency Decree No. 013-2020 establishes the following promotional measures for MSMEs:

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – January 2020

    DIGEMID: List of generic drugs that must be kept available in pharmacies and drugstores

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    Arbitration Alert – January 2020

    Modification of the Legislative Decree that Regulates Arbitration

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  • NEWS

    Fishery Newsletter – December 2019

    Financial Transfer to the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru intended for the contracting of an audit firm that will carry out external post-control activities on IMARPRE is authorized

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  • NEWS

    Medical Cannabis Alert – December 2019

    Guidelines for Medical Cannabis Agricultural Production Plan

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    Medical Cannabis Newsletter – November 2019

    Cannabis: Progress in Peruvian Regulation

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    Capital Markets Alert – October 2019

    The Regulation of Insurance Company Investments has been amended in order to enable investment in accounts receivable resulting from reverse mortgage transactions.

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    Medical Cannabis Newsletter – November 2019

    Cannabis: Progress in Peruvian Regulation

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  • NEWS

    International Trade Newsletter – September 2019

    The Supreme Decree No. 023-2019-SA was published on September 24, 2019, through which the Regulation of Article 11-A of Law No. 27688, Free Zone Law and Trade Zone of Tacna was approved. This regulation establishes the requirements, procedures and conditions that must be met by users of ZOFRATACNA (Free Trade Zone of Tacna) and the Trade Zone of Tacna, for the entry of restricted goods for use and final consumption that are on the list of goods authorized, for entry from ZOFRATACNA to the Trade Zone of Tacna in order to protect the health of final consumers.

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – September 2019

    GENERAL MEDICINE, INPUT AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (DIGEMID)

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – August 2019

    Implementation Plan Of The National Registry Of Electronic Medical Records (Renhice)

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  • NEWS

    Migration Alert – July 2019

    The National Superintendency of Labor Control (SUNAFIL) approves Alien Employment Control Protocol.

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  • NEWS

    The Corporate Immigration Review

    Iván Blume elaborated the chapter referring to immigration regulations in Peru, published in the ninth edition of The Corporate Immigration Review.

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  • NEWS

    Environmental Alert – July 2019

    Amendment to Environmental Management Regulation for manufacturing industry and domestic trade is approved

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – July 2019

    Executive Branch sent the bill “Act declaring drugs, biological products and medical devices as essential part of right to health and provides measures to guarantee their availability” to the Congress for review

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