Client Alerts

Medicinal Cannabis Legislation SenateBill 340

On June 24, 2015, the Commission on Federal, Political and Economic Relations (“Commission”) of the House of Representatives introduced the Senate Bill 340 titled Law to Improve the Study, Development and Investigation of Cannabis to Innovate the Applicable Norms and Limits (“Medicinal Law”) with the purpose of creating a legal framework in Puerto Rico to .

Sales and Use Tax on Internet Purchases and Other SUT Changes

On April 29, 2017, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 849 (“Act 25-17”), which, in general, amends the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code of 2011, as amended (the “Code”), to impose a series of notification requirements regarding the Sales and Use Tax (“SUT”) on tangible personal property sold via Internet by .

DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PUERTO RICO

PROMESA APPROVED: UNDERSTANDING ITS LABOR PROVISIONS
On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 5278, legislation to establish  seven-member fiscal oversight board to manage the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s $70 billion government debt and oversee the island’s finances. The “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act” (known by its acronym “PROMESA”), was .

O’NEILL & BORGES LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SIGNS LABOR REFORM LAW

On January 26, 2017, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the
Transformation and Labor Flexibility Act (“TLFA”). The new law will be effective
immediately.
TLFA represents a major overhaul of Puerto Rico’s employment laws, intended to
make the Island a more attractive jurisdiction for job creation investments; provide a
more business-friendly regulatory environment; and .

Client Alerts

Medicinal Cannabis Legislation SenateBill 340

On June 24, 2015, the Commission on Federal, Political and Economic Relations (“Commission”) of the House of Representatives introduced the Senate Bill 340 titled Law to Improve the Study, Development and Investigation of Cannabis to Innovate the Applicable Norms and Limits (“Medicinal Law”) with the purpose of creating a legal framework in Puerto Rico to .

Sales and Use Tax on Internet Purchases and Other SUT Changes

On April 29, 2017, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 849 (“Act 25-17”), which, in general, amends the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code of 2011, as amended (the “Code”), to impose a series of notification requirements regarding the Sales and Use Tax (“SUT”) on tangible personal property sold via Internet by .

DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PUERTO RICO

PROMESA APPROVED: UNDERSTANDING ITS LABOR PROVISIONS
On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 5278, legislation to establish  seven-member fiscal oversight board to manage the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s $70 billion government debt and oversee the island’s finances. The “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act” (known by its acronym “PROMESA”), was .

O’NEILL & BORGES LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SIGNS LABOR REFORM LAW

On January 26, 2017, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the
Transformation and Labor Flexibility Act (“TLFA”). The new law will be effective
immediately.
TLFA represents a major overhaul of Puerto Rico’s employment laws, intended to
make the Island a more attractive jurisdiction for job creation investments; provide a
more business-friendly regulatory environment; and .