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Puerto Rico: Mergers & Acquisitions
By: Yasthel González, Esq. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Employers in Puerto Rico are well aware that federal and local laws prohibit an employer from discriminating against its employees or employment candidates based on their religion. However, employers’ duties not to discriminate based on religion, do not end there. Recently, the religious beliefs-protection was broadened by Act 4 of
By: Maite Medero, Esq. (email@example.com) Many have declared 2018 the year of women, and Puerto Rico is not out of that loop. Since last year, efforts have been made to close the still existing salary gap between men and women although both perform comparable work, under similar conditions, with the same functions and requiring the
By: Paul J. Hammer, Esq. (firstname.lastname@example.org) On March 6, 2018, the Governor of Puerto Rico filed before both chambers of the Legislature Senate Bill No. 860 and House Bill No. 1481 (“Bills”). The proposed “Act to Transform the Electrical System of Puerto Rico” (“Proposed Transformation Act”) provides the legal framework for the sale or transfer