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  • NEWS

    Labor Newsletter – January 2024

    The Law for the Prevention of Cancer in Women and the Strengthening of Specialized Oncological Care was regulated.- This new regulation regulates the procedure for requesting paid leave that employers must grant at the request of their female employees for breast and/or cervical cancer screening (Supreme Decree No. 001-2024-SA). 

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    Labor Alert – August 2023

    Today, 10 August 2023, Resolution Nº 0383-2023/SEL-INDECOPI was published in the Official Gazette "El Peruano", ruling that Article 36 of Supreme Decree Nº 009-97-SA, Regulation of the Law of Modernization of Social Security in Health, contains an illegal bureaucratic barrier.

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    Labor Alert – August 2023

    This was stipulated in Article 8.2 of Legislative Decree Nº 1499, which temporarily suspended some occupational safety and health obligations due to the Health Emergency (ES). 

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    Labor Newsletter – July 2023

    Law Nº 31828 grants various benefits to young entrepreneurs (aged 18 or over and not older than 29) and private sector companies that hire young people as of 1 January 2024. 

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    Labor Newsletter – June 2023

    New holiday - June 7 was declared as a holiday to commemorate the Battle of Arica and the Flag Day. 

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  • NEWS

    Tax and Labor Alert – June 2023

    Agro-industrial activities included in Law 31110, of the Agrarian Labor and Incentive Regime for the agricultural and irrigation, agro-export and agro-industrial sector are determined.

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    Labor Newsletter – May 2023

    The regulation establishes provisions for the prevention, intervention and control of diabetes at the national level, as well as some directed to employers (Supreme Decree No. 008-2023-SA). 

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    Labor Newsletter – March 2023

    Employers must comply with the new telework rules by April 28.

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    Labor Newsletter – January 2023

    Minimum pensions and voluntary contributions.

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    Labor Alert – January 2023

    R.M. Nº 031-2023/MINSA ("RM 031") was published, which approves a new administrative directive for the surveillance, prevention and control of workers' health against COVID-19.

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    Labor Newsletter – December 2022

    The value of the UIT during the year 2023 shall be S/ 4,950.00.

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    Labor Alert – December 2022

    Law Nº 31632 establishes some rules regarding the compensation of accrued paid leave accumulated by workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Labor Newsletter – November 2022

    Modification of the standard that regulates the payment of the family allowance.- In addition to the previously regulated cases, workers with one or more children over 18 years of age, with severe disability, duly certified, are also entitled to receive the family allowance (Law Nº 31600).

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    Labor Newsletter – October 2022

    The National State of Emergency is lifted.- Likewise, Supreme Decree 130-2022-PCM has provided that the National Government, Regional Governments and Local Governments will promote the optional use of masks, vaccination against COVID-19 and other measures related to the Health Emergency (current until February 25, 2023).

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    Labor Newsletter – September 2022

    The National State of Emergency was extended until October 31, 2022. Also, the scope of the mandatory use of masks was reduced to: health establishments, vehicles for land transportation of people and closed spaces without ventilation, as well as to any person with respiratory symptoms.

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    Labor Newsletter – August 2022

    The State of National Emergency was extended until September 30, 2022, and the Health Emergency was extended for a period of 180 calendar days from August 29, 2022.

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    Labor Newsletter – July 2022

    Extension of the State of Emergency.- The State of National Emergency was extended until August 28, 2022.

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    Labor Newsletter – May 2022

    The National State of Emergency was extended until June 30, 2022.

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    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 – December 2022

    The value of the UIT during the year 2023 shall be S/ 4,950.00.

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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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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  • NEWS

    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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    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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    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

    “Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados provides outstanding legal advice in the matters entrusted to them. They have a superb team that delivers excellent advice in a timely manner.” – Chambers & Partners Latin America, 2024: Labour & Employment    We are experts advising for hiring and subcontracting personnel, collective bargaining, individual or collective personnel cessations, […]

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  • LAWYERS

    DANIEL LÁZARO

    PRACTICES Labor Daniel Lázaro specializes in labor law, with an emphasis on litigation. His professional practice focuses on designing defense strategies to face labor litigation. He has experience in advising different national and international companies in labor judicial processes, drafting labor audits and counseling in labor matters. Daniel is assistant lecturer of the Civil Liability […]

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    DIEGO FASANANDO

    PRACTICES Labor Diego Fasanando specializes in labor law, with emphasis in litigation. He focuses his professional practice on dispute resolution and the design and implementation of procedural strategies. Likewise, he has experience in the sponsorship and representation of clients in judicial proceedings. Diego has been a teaching assistant in the Labor Law course at the […]

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  • LAWYERS

    ALEJANDRO DIEZ CANSECO

    PRACTICES Oil and Gas Alejandro Diez Canseco is an associate in the natural resources area. He specializes in hydrocarbons, with emphasis on regulatory and transactional matters. Alejandro advises domestic and foreign investors in the development of hydrocarbons projects, particularly in exploration and exploitation activities, as well as in the transportation and distribution of hydrocarbons. He […]

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    JIMENA AYALA

    PRACTICES Labor Jimena Ayala Mezzich specializes in labor law. Her professional practice focuses on labor law consulting for national and foreign companies. Jimena advises on personnel hiring, compliance with labor obligations and termination mechanisms, as well as on the design of internal labor policies, labor audits, social security matters and outsourcing processes (outsourcing and intermediation). […]

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  • NEWS

    Life Sciences Newsletter – November 2023

    On November 8, 2023, Law N° 31919 was published, which modified Article 10 of the Law for the Promotion of Healthy Eating for Children and Adolescents (Law N° 30021).

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    Life Sciences Alert – December 2023

    On December 2, 2023, Supreme Decree No. 031-2023-SA was published in the Official Gazette El Peruano approving the "Regulation and Control of Hazardous Substances for Domestic, Industrial and/or Public Health Use" (hereinafter "the Regulation").

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – December 2023

    Through Supreme Decree No. 031-2023-SA, the new "Regulation and Control Regulation of Hazardous Substances for Domestic, Industrial and/or Public Health Use" was published.

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  • NEWS

    Life Sciences Newsletter – July 2023

    Ministerial Resolution Nº 633-2023/MINSA approved the new Single National List of Essential Medicines (PNUME) for the Health Sector and repealed the previous one, approved by Ministerial Resolution Nº. 1361-2018/MINSA.

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – June 2023

    By means of Supreme Decree Nº 017-2023-SA, Articles 8.3 and 8.5 of the Manual of Advertising Warnings were modified within the framework of the provisions of Law Nº 30021, Law for the Promotion of Healthy Eating for Children and Adolescents. 

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  • NEWS

    Tax Newsletter – June 2023

    Law No. 31828, published on July 12, 2023, provides for various benefits to encourage the creation of jobs for young people.

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  • NEWS

    Fishery Newsletter – May 2023

    CLOSURES AND AUTHORIZATIONS   I. REPRODUCTIVE CLOSURE OF THE RESOURCE “RAINBOW TROUT” IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUANCAVELICA IS ESTABLISHED By means of Ministerial Resolution Nº 175-2023-PRODUCE, published in an extraordinary edition of the Official Gazette “El Peruano” on May 24, 2023, the reproductive ban of the resource “rainbow trout” in the high Andean water bodies […]

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    Infrastructure Alert – April 2023

    On March 31, 2023 PROINVERSION announced the re-launching of the public tender for the award of the concession of the Longitudinal Highway of the Highlands - Section 4 ("Project").

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  • NEWS

    Tax Newsletter – April 2023

    Legislative Decree Nº 1548, published on April 16, 2023, amends Article 76 of the IGV Law in order to make this procedure more flexible.

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  • NEWS

    Cannabis Newsletter – February 2023

    Supreme Decree No. 004-2023-SA approved a new regulation on cannabis for medicinal use that provides new opportunities for those interested in this market.

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  • LAWYERS

    MIRELLA ROMERO

    PRACTICES Criminal Economic and Corporate Criminal Law Criminal Litigation   Mirella Romero specializes in criminal law, economic criminal law and criminal procedural law. Her experience includes legal advice related to preventive consulting and conflict resolution of criminal and criminal procedural nature, linked to corporate and business activity. Likewise, Mirella focuses on the elaboration of procedural […]

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  • NEWS

    Life Sciences Newsletter – November 2022

    Ministerial Resolution Nº 945-2022/MINSA adopted the Complementary List of Medicines for the Treatment of Neoplastic Diseases to the Single National List of Essential Medicines for the Health Sector.

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – October 2022

    Ministerial Resolution Nº 863-2022/MINSA publishes the draft Technical Document: Single National Request for Essential Medicines for the Health Sector on the website https://participacionciudadanapnume.minsa.gob.pe for a period of 60 calendar days in order to receive the opinions of citizens and institutions.

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  • NEWS

    Life Sciences Newsletter – September 2022

    Ministerial Resolution Nº 735-2022/MINSA publishes the draft "List of Abbreviated Designations of Pharmaceutical Products and their classification for Standard Health Data Identification Nº 002".

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  • NEWS

    Life Sciences Newsletter – August 2022

    Supreme Decree Nº 108-2022-PCM extended the State of National Emergency until September 30, 2022.

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  • NEWS

    Foreign Trade Newsletter – July 2022

    Specific Procedure "Physical examination - extraction and analysis of samples" DESPA-PE.00.03 (version 4) is adopted.

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  • NEWS

    Life Sciences Newsletter – July 2022

    MINSA establishes that the identification and signage of health facilities at the first level of care with cultural relevance -which have indigenous, Amazonian, Andean and/or Afro-descendant populations within their scope- must have colors, pictograms and cultural characteristics particular to these populations.

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  • NEWS

    Tax Newsletter – July 2022

    New provisions on the sending of electronic invoices and the expiration of monthly tax obligations.

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  • LAWYERS

    ROBERTO GANOZA

    PRACTICES Litigation Constitutional Arbitration Roberto Ganoza specializes in judicial and arbitration dispute resolution. He counsels domestic and foreign companies on civil, commercial, constitutional and administrative litigation. He has extensive experience in the design and elaboration of legal strategies in these areas. Roberto also participates in negotiations, conciliations and judicial and extrajudicial transactions for the resolution […]

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    Life Sciences Newsletter – May 2022

    It is provided that the Electronic Health Record Information Systems whose ownership is exercised by the MINSA shall be called Electronic Health Record Information Systems - SIHCE of the MINSA.

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  • PRACTICE AREAS

    Merger Control

    “Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has a solid antitrust practice and has been a key adviser for us.” – Chambers & Partners Latin America, 2024: Competition and Antitrust   Our merger control specialists provide advice in all stages of the prior merger transactions control regime. We have a multidisciplinary team of lawyers that excels at […]

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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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