TZVS: COVID-19 RESPONSE DOCUMENTS

The impact of COVID-19 is changing rapidly. For that reason, we have set up a list of specific articles and news for navigating the many challenges ahead.


The Accuracy of Witness Memory in Arbitration

The Accuracy of Witness Memory in Arbitration

Witness evidence plays an important role in international arbitration. However, how reliable is something as fragile as the memory of a human being? In a recent publication made by the … ...
The Mining Law Reform Eliminating the Direct Access of State-owned Companies to Mining Concessions is in Force

The Mining Law Reform Eliminating the Direct Access of State-owned Companies to Mining Concessions is in Force

On July 28, 2020, the approved text of the Mining Law Reform was published in the Supplement to the Official Gazette Nº 255, and consequently entered into force. The text … ...
Return to Mining Operations: Important Considerations

Return to Mining Operations: Important Considerations

In accordance with the provisions made by the competent authorities, mining companies must have a biosecurity protocol for their employees in order to prevent and control the spread of the … ...
Is Third Party Funding the Future of Dispute Resolution in Ecuador?

Is Third Party Funding the Future of Dispute Resolution in Ecuador?

Financial experts predict the world to suffer its biggest-ever economic contraction after the COVID-19 pandemic. Litigation is on the rise because of contract terminations and tensions in a number of … ...
Artificial intelligence to live Distancia2?

Artificial intelligence to live Distancia2?

Regarding the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, the Inter-American Development Bank IDB has developed the digital platform called “Distancia2” to take advantage of existing resources in Latin American countries and … ...
The ABC of Free, Prior and Informed Consultation in Ecuador

The ABC of Free, Prior and Informed Consultation in Ecuador

Free, prior and informed consultation is a collective right of indigenous peoples and nationalities that is enshrined in number 7 of article 57 of the Constitution of the Republic. What … ...