Conditioned Constitutionality of Articles 50 and 51 of the Personal Property Guarantees Law

With ruling C-145 of December 5 of 2018, the Constitutional Court's Plenary Council declared constitutional item 2, article 50, of the Personal Property Guarantees Law, with the understanding that the faculty granted to the guaranteed creditor will apply provided the debtor's other goods are sufficient to guarantee payment of the children food obligations and the salary and benefits obligations under the work contract, if any, all of which the respective judge will verify.   It also declared constitutional the term "...

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New General Disciplinary Code

With Law 1952 of January 28 of 2019, the Colombian Congress issued the General Disciplinary Code, to become effective on May 29 of 2019. However, articles related to the procedure set forth by the Code will only be effective 18 months after its effective date. The new Code derogates Law 734 of 2002 and some conditions of Law 1474 of 2011 related to disciplinary law.   Familiarize yourself with the new regulation....

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