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  • IA continues to navigate through the digital era consolidating its Legaltech and Startups Department.

    IA strengths its department with the firm commitment of providing comprehensive legal counsel to companies seeking to transform and adapt to the new digital environment. Nowadays and with the constant changes in the business world, being “digital” is no longer an option. With the constant digitization of our society, the need to understand and address…

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  • Early retirement project law

    Jeannine Lozada R. – Associate Within the social security regulations, the Dependent and Independent Insured, (hereinafter, Insured) in the managing entities of the Long-Term Social Security, (hereinafter AFP´s) during their working life they are obligated to make monthly monetary contributions in order to have a monthly retirement pension for decent old age, when due to…

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  • IA promotes new Partner

    With 15 years of legal practice, focused in Corporate, Banking and Regulatory Law, we are pleased to announce that Ana Carola Muñoz has been promoted to Partner at IA. Ana Carola fulfilled all the requirements of our “IAx Growth” training process and be promoted as a new IA Partner. Since she joined the firm in…

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  • Importance of Good Drafting of Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policies

    Leonardo Reyes K. – Associate Over the last few years, the use of mobile applications and web pages for the development of commercial activities has become quite strong. Similarly, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, electronic commerce, also known as E-Commerce, has taken giant steps and has become one of the most important means of commerce…

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  • The Migratory Statute of the Andean Community enters into force with provisions for the Temporary and Permanent Residency of Member Nations

    Leonardo Reyes – Associate On May 12, the Andean Community countries decided to approve the Andean Migratory Statute, which regulates the community right of movement and establishes temporary and permanent residence for Andean citizens and their families, as well as permanent extra-community residents in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Here are what we consider the…

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  • Draft Amendent to Law N° 843 (Digital Services)

    Candys Dorado – Associate According to a report by ASFI between 2016 and 2020 the purchase of digital services such as Netflix, YouTube and Google, rose by 56%. Due to the fact that a large part of these services is provided by foreign persons (natural or legal) without any taxation in the national territory, on…

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  • Government finalizes details of the package of protectionist labor regulations as a gift to workers

    Andere Indacochea – Partner Jeannine Lozada – Associate President Arce’s first May 1st is approaching and the Government has already announced that it will celebrate Labor Day in the Department of Santa Cruz with a “gift for workers”. The first thing we must expect is the promulgation of a supreme decree corresponding to the wage…

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  • Postponing the registration of your brand; a very risky gamble

    Maria Jose Martinez – Associada We have seen and read a lot about how people and businesses were reinventing themselves to stay on their feet during the pandemic. Unemployment became the reality for many, and time at home resulted in the birth and take-off -in record time- of many start-ups, culinary talents, manual skills (packaging,…

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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.

    Since April 1, Dolly Salazar is complementing IA’s tax practice as a Senior Associate. With almost 20 years of experience in public tax administration, Dolly Salazar joins IA’s Tax Department. 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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