The grace period for implementation has expired.
Venezuelan employers were required to incorporate outsourced employees into their payroll as of May 7 to meet the deadline for the 2012 Organic Law of Labor and Workers...more
Mexico’s comprehensive energy reform advances and reflects lessons from the Brazilian experience.
On April 30, the administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto presented a package of much-anticipated bills to the...more
Companies with employees in Mexico should ensure their compensation packages comply with the new minimum wage requirements, which became effective January 1.
Minimum number of required state legislatures approves the much-anticipated reform; subsequent litigation imminent.
Despite opposition from Mexico’s leftist parties, 17 of the 31 state legislatures—the minimum number...more
Mexican Senate presents comprehensive Energy Reform Bill to the House of Representatives with tremendous potential for domestic and foreign energy companies.
In an encouraging move toward energy reform, the Mexican...more
Mexico considers private investment in its nationalized oil and gas industry, with two competing proposals currently under review in its Congress....more
Regulations stipulate that all individuals have the right to know about and update personal information that has been gathered about them by public or private entities.
On July 27, Colombia enacted Decree 1377 (the...more
Companies doing business in the country should evaluate their compliance programs to avoid the law's sanctions on violators.
On August 2, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed Law No. 12,846/2013—unofficially...more
Amendments address several legal loopholes and will substantially affect labor relationships in the country.
During his last day in office, President Felipe de Jesús Calderón enacted a number of major amendments (the...more