Lawyers urge industry to prepare for Chile’s first chemical reporting deadline next year

22 August, 2023

Chemical Watch, August 22nd, 2023  Por:  Diego Peña and Felipe Massardo Lawyers are urging manufacturers and importers to prepare for notification deadlines as Chile’s Ministry of Environment (MMA) is set to begin compiling a national inventory of chemicals from August next year.  Supreme Decree 57/2019, finalised in February 2021, established a national chemicals framework for the country(see box) and implemented […]

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What is a SPAC? The basics, when you are contemplating going public

10 October, 2021

By DLA Piper on July 15, 2021 Posted in Latin America, Technology By: Nicolas Teijeiro | Jorge Timmermann | Stephen P. Alicanti 2020 was a record-breaking year for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs): more than 248 SPACs completed initial public offerings (IPOs) in the United States, raising more than US$83.4 billion, compared to 59 SPAC IPOs raising US$13.6 billion in […]

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Global M&A Intelligence Report 2021

8 July, 2021

Report prepared by DLA Piper. Download here.

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Chile: Drafting arbitration clauses in international contracts – practical aspects. By Macarena Iturra

26 October, 2020

Americas Arbitration Roundup 26 October 2020 / By: Macarena Iturra Given the dynamism of international trade, international arbitration is an important option for parties to international contracts in search of a neutral forum. As a consequence, arbitration has expanded considerably in recent years in Chile and throughout the region. Consistent with this trend, various laws have been enacted in Chile […]

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The energy transition and renewable energy in Chile: Top points for foreign investors. By Felipe Bahamondez

8 October, 2020

Latin America Renewables Update 8 October 2020 | By: Felipe Bahamondez Chile has been an oil import-dependent country for more than 50 years, but now is in the midst of an energy transition away from fossil fuels to a new order.  Green energy is gaining momentum and a new picture of the energy matrix is emerging. Today in Chile, renewable […]

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Distributed generation: A rising energy market in Chile. By Felipe Bahamondez

16 September, 2020

16 September 2020 | By: Felipe Bahamondez In the last 10 years, Chile has gone through a renewable revolution led mainly by solar, wind and mini-hydro projects. Ten years ago, renewables were almost nonexistent in Chile; today, they make up nearly 20 percent of the country’s energy matrix and the amount is increasing every day.  And if big hydro projects […]

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Transactional Impact Monitor – Special Report (TTR)

9 June, 2020

Deal volume is down 39% in Chile, YTD, while the aggregate value of announced and closed deals has fallen 67%, according to TTR data. Notwithstanding the overall decline in transaction volume, led by a 58% drop in real estate deals, technology M&A is up 120%, Internet and e-commerce deals have increased by 100% and consultancy transactions are up 350%, TTR […]

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Merger control: distressed M&A in the time of Covid-19

20 May, 2020

19 May 2020 By: Nicolas Teijeiro / Marcus Vinicius Bitencourt / Bruna B. Rocha / Renata Dalcol de Amorim Ferreira / Carolina Bawlitza / Maria Claudia Martinez Beltran / Isabel Gallástegui / Jorge Benejam / Daniel Flores / Luis Vargas / Rafael Urday Several antitrust issues have taken center stage during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.  Issues such as […]

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