Francisco A. Casanova participates in the IR Global Employment Working Virtual Series Home Work: The challenges of cross border remote working

The past year has witnessed a huge remote working experiment for many of the world’s businesses and their employees as a result of Covid-19. And, for many, these new working practices have become hugely complex depending on where in the world business owners and employees have suddenly found themselves. Almost overnight, people are in uncertain […]

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Presidential Decree Number 4.445: Strategic materials subject to recycling

Issuer: Office of the President Publication details: Special Official Gazette Number 6.617, February 24th, 2021 On February 24th, 2021, Presidential Decree Number 4.445 was published in the Special Official Gazette Number 6.617, whereby the Presidency declares all iron, aluminum, copper, bronze, steel, nickel and other metal waste to be designated as of “strategic importance for […]

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Remote Working:

The Challenge for Businesses when a Home-Based Workforce Operates from a Different Jurisdiction

March 2021

The past year has witnessed a huge remote working experiment for many of the world’s businesses and their employees as a result of Covid-19. And, for many, these new working […]

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Employment stability decreed for two (2) years

Issuer: National Executive of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Published: Official Gazette Special N° 6.611, December 31st, 2020 Decree Number 4.414 was published in Venezuela’s Official Gazette Special Number 6.611, on December 31st, 2020, in which employment stability was decreed for all public and private sector employees to whom the Employment Law-Decree applies (LOTTT, for […]

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Francisco A. Casanova of Ponte Andrade & Casanova participated in The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers For ambitious companies eager to expand into overseas markets, often the conventional route of organic business development is simply not fast enough. The other option to invest in or buy a business outright is far quicker but often fraught with unforeseen dangers. And even the biggest, most experienced players can get […]

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Constitutional Anti-Blockade Law for National Development and the Guarantee of Human Rights

Issuer: National Constituent Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezela.Published: Official Gazette Special Nº 6,583 of October 12, 2020. The Constitutional Anti-Blockade Law for National Development and Guarantee of Human Rights was published in Official Gazette Special Nº 6,583 of October 12, 2020. It establishes an extraordinary and temporary regulatory framework that will provide legal […]

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Q&A: Pharmaceuticals in EVFTA: How Foreign Investors Can Qualify for Preferential Tariffs

Vietnam is an attractive market for pharmaceuticals. It is estimated that the country imports around 60 percent of total demand for this product. The development of this sector is forecast to attract US$100 million of investment throughout the industry and increase the pharmaceutical market value by up to US$27.6 billion, according to accounting firm KPMG. […]

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Administrative Ruling No. 054, which establishes the regulations for public offer of securities of Small and Medium Enterprise (Official Gazette No. 41913 of July 2, 2020)

The National Superintendence of Securities (SUNAVAL) issued Administrative Ruling Nº 054, published in the Official Gazette No. 41913 of July 2, 2020, which regulates the public offer of securities issued by Small and Medium Enterprise (SME). The Ruling establishes the guidelines for the public offer of securities of SMEs to guarantee the adequate conditions of […]

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Francisco A. Casanova participates in the IR Virtual Series – Shock Of The New: What is the impact of the gig economy on the traditional workplace?

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers Whenever the gig economy comes up in conversation, app-based technology companies such as Uber usually get a mention as the emerging business models for ‘gig’ workers. And while these new ‘gig’ business models are changing the way people work, many jurisdictions are resisting the changes taking place. Back in the pre-COVID-19 […]

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Shock Of The New:

What is the Impact of the Gig Economy on the Traditional Workplace?

July 2020

Whenever the gig economy comes up in conversation, app-based technology companies such as Uber usually get a mention as the emerging business models for ‘gig’ workers. And while these new […]

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Administrative Ruling Nº 030 which establishes the Regulations for Public Offer, Allocation and Trade of Securities issued by the Private Sector in Foreign Currency (Official Gazette N° 41.877 of May 12, 2020)

The National Superintendence of Securities (SUNAVAL) issued Administrative Ruling N° 030 on March 10, 2020, published in Official Gazette N° 41.877 of May 12, 2020, which establishes the rules for the public offer, allocation, and trade of securities and stocks issued by the national or foreign private sector in foreign currency. Public offer of securities […]

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