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The merger of Jara Del Favero and Ried Fabres is now a fact

27 Dic 2018

Jara Del Favero and Ried Fabres formalized their merger last Wednesday in an environment of law-firm consolidation that has led to the creation of large multidisciplinary companies. The major practices of Jara Del Favero are environmental, mining and corporate law, while Ried Fabres is expert in capital markets, share placement and financing, among other matters. […]

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Minimum Wage Adjustment

25 Sep 2018

The law on the minimum wage adjustment (IMM) recently published in the Official Gazette sets the minimum salary for workers between 18 and 65 years of age at CLP$288,000, effective September 1, 2018, and at CLP$301,000 effective March 1, 2019. Starting March 1, 2020, the minimum monthly wage will be adjusted and raised on the basis of the minimum monthly wage in force on February 29, 2020, in accordance with the growth forecast for the Gross Domestic Product based on the percentages set down in Law 21,112.

The legal profit share set down in article 50 of the Labor Code must be adjusted to the aforesaid IMM amounts.

Chilean Regulations on drone operation or remotely piloted aircraft

06 Sep 2018

The General Civil Aviation Board (DGAC) regulates aviation in Chile and therefore the operation of drones or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

RPAs are regulated in Aviation Rule (DAN) 91 issued September 2, 2015 (which sets down the Rules of the Air for unpopulated areas) and DAN 151 issued February 10, 2017 (the second edition on the regulation of operation in matters of public interest conducted over populated areas), hereinafter the “Rules.”