• Legal Framework

    In-depth coverage of the local legal framework for business is an integral part of OBG’s analysis. Working in partnership with a leading local law firm, we review foreign investment laws, ownership restrictions, requirements for local partners and labour laws, among other topics.
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The Philippines’ cooling inflation, improved ease of doing business and increased openness to foreign participation are set to encourage more foreign direct investment. A wealth of infrastructure investment under President Rodrigo Duterte’s flagship Build Build Build programme should ease congestion, reduce regional inequality and further boost the flourishing tourism industry.

 

Peru is governed by a stable legal framework established by the constitution, which was ratified in 1993 and serves as the backbone of the economic model that has sustained the country’s structural reforms over the years. Peru’s principle laws have remained largely the same since the 1990s, although there have been some new regulations...

 

Peru has maintained the legal framework adopted by the constitution of 1993, favouring a free market economy designed to promote and attract private investments. Indeed, it is through this framework that Peru has seen almost three decades of uninterrupted economic growth, despite the effects of the global financial crisis of 2008.

 

How widespread is arbitration in the legal system?

Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Peru 2019

This chapter introduces the reader to the different aspects of the legal system in Peru, in partnership with RGB Avocats. It also contains an interview with Ricardo Guevara Bringas, Corporate Lawyer and Partner, RGB Avocats.

Peru has seen relatively stable economic growth and significantly reduced the number of people living in poverty. Still, there have been multiple cases of corruption, but the government of President Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, who took office in 2018, has focused efforts on combatting this and stabilising the political climate. Nevertheless, challenges to ensuring sustainable development remain.