The Impact of Covid-19 in Chilean Contract Law

Authors: Rodrigo Momberg Uribe, Alberto Pino Emhart


Table of contents
I. Introduction
II. Administrative regulations enacted to deal with the crisis
1. Consumer contracts and SERNAC’s directives
2. Consumer credits and CMF’s directives
3. Construction contracts with the State
4. CGR and contracts with the State. Dictamen No. 6854-20
5. Chile Compra and contracts with the State
III. General contract law
1. The Chilean Civil Code. A strong recognition of pacta sunt servanda
2. Force majeure
3. Change of circumstances (teoría de la imprevisión)
3.1. Legal doctrine
3.2. Case law
3.3. Perspectives