Baker McKenzie's Bogotá Office is pleased to present its Country COVID-19 Client Newsletter. We offer you a brief guide for preventing, facing or solving the foremost complications that the current global pandemic may cause your business ̶ whether that is an outbreak at your offices, with your employees, your service providers or even counterparts.
Should you have any questions regarding the following subjects or any matter, please contact your usual Baker McKenzie contact or any of our practice group / industry group partners. We will be happy to work with you during this time of prevention.
We wish you, your family, and your extended organization continued good health!
Coronavirus Resource Center for clients
Our external website includes a Coronavirus Resource Center for clients. In it you will find materials that will help you understand, prepare and respond quickly to the significant challenges COVID-19 poses:
- A complete list of COVID-19-related client alerts and webinars by both topic and by region (including Latinamerica)
- Our Business Continuity Plans for COVID-19, in which we explain how we will be able to deliver uninterrupted service to our clients on the worldwide level.
Colombian State of Emergency
The president of Colombia decreed a State of Emergency on the national territory due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak. He has issued a series of measures to contain its effects on public health and the economy. This chapter will be updated on a daily basis, including the principal measures issued by the national government.
Employment and compensation
Here we provide you with a quick guide for employers, addressing some of the most pressing labor issues that have arisen in light of the global COVID-19 outbreak.
Dispute resolution - Supply Chain
Here we outline how the outcome of the pandemic has translated into events whereby attempts to cure a breach may lead to litigation or arbitration and a force majeure defense. We also describe the most recent measures issued by the justice administration entities.