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  • Ex-Executive Director of the Tax Challenges Authority and the National Tax Service joins IA’s at Tax Department as a Senior Associate.

    With almost 20 years of experience in public tax administration, Dolly Salazar joins IA’s Tax Department. Since April 1, Dolly Salazar is complementing IA’s tax practice as a Senior Associate. With almost 20 years of experience, Dolly Salazar began her professional career at the National Tax Service – District Management and Graco Santa Cruz where…

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  • Exceptional Leasing Law: Considerations to be taken into account.

    Marcelo Longaric – Associate By means of Law No. 1342 dated August 27, 2020, the Government issued the Exceptional Leasing Law, popularly known as the Rent Law. Said Law was issued with the intention of trying -in some way- to reduce the negative economic impact that could be caused by the declaration of National Sanitary…

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  • Equal conditions: A race that must not stop

    March 8, International Women’s Day, should be considered as an occasion in which all of us, both men and women, can make a call to reflect on where we are right now as a society. Such reflection will help us understand that the fight to end injustice and with equal opportunities for all, is something…

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  • A new Regulation of Commercial Sanctions and Infringements enters the Bolivian scenario.

    Ana Carola Muñoz – Associate On January 29, 2021, by means of the Administrative Resolution RA/AEMP/No. 009/2021, the AEMP annulled the Internal Administrative Resolution that initially regulated the issues related to the audits of companies. In the Plurinational State of Bolivia, the Authority for Corporate Auditing and Social Control (hereinafter “AEMP”) is the entity in…

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  • New hires and promotions strengthen Indacochea & Asociados

    It is about the assignment as senior associates of Maria Laura Paz and Maria Jose Martinez and Leonardo Reyes and Sebastian Alba as junior associates. One of IA´s core value is career development. This is why we are so proud to see our lawyers continuously growing demonstrating effort, dedication and experience in their areas of…

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  • Is effective, ethical and responsible compliance management possible in times of Covid-19?

    Maria Laura Paz – Associate The impact of the coronavirus pandemic in organizations should draw the attention of compliance officers whose main objective is the prevention of occupational risks and data management, since health and safety are a key component in the contingency programs that the pandemic brings to companies. Having said that, it is…

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  • Contractual Relations in times of COVID-19

    Marcelo Longaric – Associate  The arrival of COVID-19 in Bolivia and the consequent declaration of National Sanitary Emergency, not only modified and affected the personal relationships of our society, it also affected contractual relationships and the fulfillment of its obligations. When it comes to contracts, there are two fundamental principles: (i) the principle of the…

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  • Return Protocol – Are we ready to return?

    Alonso Indacochea -Partner On March 29th, 2020, by Supreme Decree No. 4229 (hereafter the “SD”), the Bolivian Government extended the quarantine period until May 31st, 2020 under certain conditions known as  “Conditional and Dynamic Quarantine”. The DS  divides the quarantine conditions under  three risk levels (high, medium and moderate) to be determined by Bolivian Health…

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  • Digital signature more than a reality, a necessity.

    Maria Jose Martinez – Associate The complex scenario of COVID19 at a national and global level has represented a great challenge for companies in many aspects. One of them is the prohibition of attending their place of work, limiting the performance of daily activities and therefore the legal acts necessary for the development and operation…

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  • Enacted Regulations COVID-19

    Since the Declaration of Sanitary Emergency throughout the Plurinational State of Bolivia a series of national and municipal regulations have been enacted with the purpose of containing the proliferation of COVID-19. Below, we provide a detailed and complete report of the scope and implications for the private sector of each regulation: Enacted Regulations March 20,…

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  • Tax measures due to COVID-19 pandemic.

    Candys Dorado – Associate The national government having declared a State of Emergency, has issued different tax regulations to deal with the effects of COVID-19. Among the measures adopted, the Tax Authority issued Resolutions of the Normative Board of Directors No. 102000000006 and No. 102000000009, which have provided extensions for compliance with the taxpayer’s formal…

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  • Home office in times of Coronavirus

    Mariana Pereira – Partner The measures of social distancing adopted around the world activated the need to implement “Home Office” in companies in order to stay on track. As of the day this article was published, Bolivia has 441 confirmed cases and 29 deaths from coronavirus. The latest report from the Health Authority indicates that…

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