Resolution 1238 of 2018 establishes new rules regarding the implementation of the Information System to Report Foreigners (SIRE), parameters for the fulfillment of immigration obligations and the sanction procedures to be followed in case of breaches.
September 11, 2018
On August 31, 2018, the President of the Republic passed: (i) Decree Nº 3,601 through which the national minimum salary (Decree for the Increase of the Minimum Salary) was increased to BsS. 1,800, granted to all public and private sector workers, and the retirement pay for pensioners was updated and set at BsS. 1,800; and (ii) Decree N° 3,602 through which socialist food ticket payments for workers was set (Decree for the Adjustment of the Socialist Food Ticket) at BsS. 180 per month. Both decrees were published in the Extraordinary Official Gazette N° 6,403 dated August 31, 2018.
September 06, 2018
The white paper discusses the proposed policy changes that would significantly alter the Medicare ACO program.
August 28, 2018
President Trump signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”), which included the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (“FIRRMA”).
August 16, 2018
In June 2017, the US Supreme Court issued its holding in Bristol-Meyers Squibb v. Superior Court of California, rendering it far more difficult for a plaintiff to sue an out-of-state defendant, even one with extensive business contacts within the forum state.
August 15, 2018
These rules are part of the Commercial Division's ongoing effort to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of cases litigated before it.
The Constitutional Court ruled on July 26, 2018 that the client becomes the sole employer of labour broker employees earning below the earnings threshold that provide services to the client in excess of three months.
July 27, 2018
In December 2017 we explained the major changes proposed to the Competition Act in a draft bill.
July 25, 2018
In the matter of Spar Group Limited v Sea Spirit Trading 162 CC t/a Paledi and Others (JA47/2017  ZALAC 15 (June 7, 2018)) the Labour Appeal Court held that perfecting a notarial bond, by a creditor taking possession of a business to recover monies due, does not trigger section 197 obligations.
July 23, 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published its new 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 Code) on July 16, 2018, together with revised Guidance on Board Effectiveness (guidance) which supplements the 2018 Code by suggesting good practice to assist companies in applying the 2018 Code's Principles and reporting on that application.
July 18, 2018