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 Importance of “Corona Clauses” while drafting a New Contract

The Importance of “Corona Clauses” while drafting a New Contract

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new language has cropped out in contract law: the corona clause. Many businesses are reluctant about entering into new contracts during the … ...
Submission of Annual Financial Reports and Payment of Contributions to the Superintendence of Companies, Securities, and Insurances

Submission of Annual Financial Reports and Payment of Contributions to the Superintendence of Companies, Securities, and Insurances

Please find below the information regarding the matter of the reference. Submission of annual financial reports to the Superintendence of Companies, Securities, and Insurances (SCVS) According to the provisions of … ...
Return to Jurisdictional Activities at National Level

Return to Jurisdictional Activities at National Level

According to Resolution No. 057-2020, dated June 3, 2020, the Plenary of the Judicial Council ordered the restoration of jurisdictional activities, under the following directives: Reestablishment of activities for the … ...
Employer’s Liability with Respect to Potential Cases of COVID-19 of Its Employees

Employer’s Liability with Respect to Potential Cases of COVID-19 of Its Employees

Currently, there has been controversy regarding potential employer’s liability due to COVID-19 infections at the workplace. In my opinion, it is difficult to hold an employer liable for COVID-19 cases … ...
Going Green: Legal Considerations for Hemp Investors in Ecuador

Going Green: Legal Considerations for Hemp Investors in Ecuador

The reforms introduced to the Ecuadorian Organic Criminal Code (COIP) on December 24, 2019, decriminalized the production of hemp with less than 1% THC content. These reforms opened the door … ...
Constitutional Court Gives Green Light to Operate Remotely

Constitutional Court Gives Green Light to Operate Remotely

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a change at the Ecuadorian Constitutional Court: justices will hear oral arguments via technological platforms and parties are able to submit documents electronically. The Constitutional … ...