Business Reps Ejected From Institutions in El Salvador

The National Association of Private Enterprise has rejected the removal of business representation from the boards of 19 autonomous entities.

Monday, August 20, 2012

A press release from the National Association of Private Enterprise (ANEP) reads:

This Friday (17 August 2012), the Legislature issued law reforms to remove social control in autonomous entities as an attempt to silence our Association and Civil Societies in their fight to defend democracy and enforce the law, the Constitution and the decisions of the Constitutional Chamber.

In response, the organized private sector will continue to encourage measures and actions to curb politicians in their intention to gain full power and destroy our democracy.

We will not yield to the FMLN, GANA, PES and CN factions who are attempting to deliver national sovereignty to the Court of Managua, Nicaragua, which is illegal and illegitimate.
ANEP as part of civil society will continue to defend democracy and institutions in El Salvador until the rule of law is restored.

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Resistance to New Supreme Court of Justice

July 2012

The National Association of Private Enterprise of El Salvador has announced the formation of a team of constitutional lawyers to appeal against any decision issued by a court which they consider illegally appointed.

Already in a press release issued on July 1 the National Association of Private Enterprise (ANEP) noted that:

El Salvador: ANEP Presents Complaint of Unconstitutionality

August 2012

The National Association of Private Enterprise has resorted to the Supreme Court for the direct election of business representatives in autonomous institutions by the Executive.

The lawsuit is based legally on the reforms being approved with waiver process, which is classified as illegal.

A "Premium" for Legal Stability?

October 2012

A draft bill submitted for consultation to employers by the government of El Salvador, proposes a charge of 0.5% on the assets of foreign investors.

An article in Elsalvador.com reports that "The Government plans to charge a "premium" of 0.5% on total investment assets to entrepreneurs who arrive in the country attracted by the newly proposed law on legal stability, according to a draft by the Secretariat sent to the Chairman of the National Association of Private Enterprise (ANEP) a few months ago.

El Salvador to Host Enade 2012

January 2012

The Enade forum 2012 under the theme "Commitment to democracy, El Salvador Does Have a Future", will be held on February 13th .

Organized by the Association of Private Enterprise (ANEP), the forum brings together various business sectors.

The forum will include the participation of 92 civil society institutions, said the President of the ANEP, Jorge Daboub.

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