This is because the Free Trade Agreement that was signed with the U.S. sets out commitments that are required to become laws of the Republic prior to the entry into force of the FTA. Thus, this new law conforms to standards established and approved by Congress beforehand. This included, for example, updating legislation contained in Law 23 of 82, Law 44 of 93, and even Andean decisions that enshrine the rights of access to information and free expression.