May 31, 2019

The new regulations on the Ecuadorian Commerce Act update some laws including the realtors law published in 1984, some of the changes include:

The contract with a realtor must be held in writing and signed by the parties, the contract will include ​its​ length of durati...

December 20, 2018


On August 21, 2018, the Organic Law of Productive Development was published in the Official Register, which introduced  new adjustments in Ecuador's immigration laws, especially for those who intend to apply for investor visas, which was outlined as follows:...

December 20, 2018

El 21 de Agosto del 2018, fue publicado en Registro oficial la Ley  Orgánica de Fomento Productivo, que introdujo un elemento novedoso dentro las leyes migratorias de Ecuador, especialmente para las visas de inversionistas, el cual fue delineado como lo siguiente:


August 11, 2017

On August 10, Official Registry No. 55 of the year 2017 was published, bringing into full effect the regulation to the Organic Law of Human Mobility (to read more about the new changes to the law click here). Among the provisions of this regulation is the requirement t...

August 11, 2017

El pasado 10 de Agosto fue publicado en Registro Oficial No. 55 del año 2017 entró en vigencia completa el reglamento de la Ley Orgánica de Movilidad Humana, (para leer el artículo de los nuevos cambios a la ley puede hacer aquí), y entre las disposiciones que aparecen...

August 6, 2017

El 3 de Agosto del 2017 el presidente de la República de Ecuador Lenin Moreno firmó el decreto presidencial No. 111 que contiene el Reglamento a la Ley Orgánica de Movilidad Humana (RLOMH), cuya rectoría sobre visas y movilidad humana le corresponde al Ministerio de Re...

July 27, 2017

On July 25th President Moreno, announced reforms to the Capital Gains law (effective since December 30th 2016 while Rafael Correa was still at the office, referring to the fact that the law as it is, is affecting the construction sector and with a strong purpose in min...

February 18, 2017

Since February  6th 2017 the new Human Mobility law (Ley de Movilidad Humana) become effective and the immigration laws of Ecuador ruling from the 70´s were derogated, in this summarized free information we are going to explain in a very simple and straight forward way...

September 15, 2016

When buying property in Ecuador, especially when approaching la tercera edad (seniors), many start to wonder what they should do to protect their property in the event of their death, and to make life a little easier for loved ones.

Wills in Ecuador work differentl...

November 30, 2015


EcuaAssist Legal Tip (work permit)


If a person is the holder of an Ecuadorian residence visa, they are automatically allowed to take part in any work or economic activity that will report profits as long as this activity is permitted by the Ecuadorian laws.


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