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GT: Agreement for the prohibition to use and distribute single-use plastic bags

October, 2019

SUMMARY OF THE GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT 189-2019Name: agreement for the prohibition to use and distribute single-use plastic bags in their different presentations, shapes and designs, plastic straws in their different presentations, shapes and designs, including disposable plastic mixers or agitators...

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GT: Resolution of the Constitutional Court regarding the banking secrecy

August, 2019

RESOLUTION OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT REGARDING THE BANKING SECRECYFile 3267-2018On August 5, 2019, the Constitutional Court issued the ruling that unfavorably resolves the partial general unconstitutionality against article 30 "C" of the Tax Code.In that order, prior obtaining a court order,...

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GT: Labor Bulletin

July, 2019

By Governmental Agreement 89-2019 was issued the Regulation of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention No. 175 which regulates Part-Time Work. This Regulation comes into force today 5 of July and regulates, inter alia:The rights of those workers who are hired part-time;The employe...

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GT: Decree 4-2019 issued by the Guatemalan Congress

May, 2019

On April 30th, 2019, Decree 4-2019 was published in the Official Gazette in order to reinvigorate the coffee sector and other exportation businesses by modifying the following laws:Decree 12-2013: The term of the Trust for the Support of the Guatemalan Coffee Producers was extended until the year 20...

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