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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE SEPTEMBER 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –August 2018– bills of law   Exchange of tax information between Costa Rica and the United […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE AUGUST, 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –July 2018–   laws Exchange of information on tax matters between the Republic of Costa Rica […]

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A Decade After Opening the Insurance Market to Competition

By Neftalí Garro Zúñiga [1] August, 2018 It is necessary to go back to September 1999, during the Rodríguez Echeverría administration […]

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BLP institutes a new practice area: Anti-money Laundering Compliance

July, 2018 BLP announces the formation of an important new practice area, Anti-money Laundering Compliance, staffed by a group of […]

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BLP participates at a workshop on “Pro Bono Legal Work on Human Rights in a Comparative Legal Context"

July, 2018 On July 20, BLP partners Anneth Jiménez, Coordinator of the Pro Bono Commission of the Bar Association of […]

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BLP Newflash: Important changes in legislation, political landscape in El Salvador / June 2018

El Salvador – June 2018 – TAX Repeal of the Tax on Financial Transaction Law On May 28, 2018, the […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE JULY, 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –June 2018–   BILLS OF LAW Strengthening of Public Finances This bill of law intends to […]

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BLP joins the Pro Bono Foundation in Spain

July, 2018 Under the slogan “adding to the legal pro bono”, on June 28 BLP became one of the 28 […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE JUNE, 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –May 2018– EXECUTIVE DECREES Incentives for Electric Vehicles The Regulations under the Law of Incentives and […]

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Eduardo Ramírez joins the BLP family

We are pleased to announce the appointment of  Eduardo Ramírez as Special Counsel to the Firm.

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BLP announces an alliance with ANS Legal specialists.

June, 2018 BLP has the pleasure to announce that from the first of June, ANS Legal joins our intrepid team […]

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BLP: Harvesting Success for Fifteen Years

In  2003, BLP embarked on a plan to provide the widest possible range of expert legal advice under a single […]

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IFLR has awarded BLP as the Costa Rica Law Firm of the Year 2018

May, 2018 BLP celebrated the presentation of the “Costa Rica Law Firm of the Year 2018” award by the International […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE MAY, 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –April 2018– BILL OF LAW Strengthening of Public Finances – Tax Reform The bill of law […]

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BLP Newflash: Important changes in legislation in El Salvador 2018

El Salvador – 2018 – PUBLIC LAW Law of Concession of Maritime Terrestrial Public Domain Spaces This Law establishes the […]

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BLP wins a 2018 Law Firm of the Year Award

May, 2018 On May 8, at the Who’s Who Legal Awards ceremony held in London, BLP won an award as […]

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VINCI Airports acquires more than 40% of the two main airports in Costa Rica

May, 2018 BLP is proud to announce an industry-leading acquisition by our client, the French company VINCI Airports

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BLP receives second award on Autopistas del Sol refinancing

  April, 2018 IJGlobal, a predominant Journal on Project Finance & Infrastructure, has honored BLP with a top award for […]

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“A past challenge, a present-day reality” BLP: Great Place to Work

May, 2018 On April 27, thanks to its effort and professionalism, BLP obtained in its first year of participation  international […]

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BLP hosts the first On-line Central American Intellectual Property Conference

May, 2018 BLP celebrated International Intellectual Property Day by hosting an On-line Central American Intellectual Property Conference.

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Luis Hernández, BLP Partner, is elected President of the Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce

April, 2018 This week the International Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica elected Luis Hernández, BLP Partner and expert in […]

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BLP receives second award on Autopistas del Sol refinancing

    IJGlobal, a predominant Journal on Project Finance & Infrastructure, has honored BLP with a top award for the […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE APRIL, 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –March 2018– EXECUTIVE DECREES Applicable depreciation for photovoltaic panels The list of assets included in the […]

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BLP is No. 1 in Project Finance, according to Who’s Who Legal

May, 2018 BLP is privileged to announce that Who’s Who Legal, an international guide renowned for identifying the foremost legal […]

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Discussing the impact of women in high leadership positions with Laura Chinchilla

April, 2018 Today, former President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla presented at BLP on “The impact of the professional Costa […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE MARCH, 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –February 2018– EXECUTIVE DECREES Update of the single tax by fuel type The Tax Authorities updated […]

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Latin Lawyer: BLP increases female numbers at senior level

March, 2018 One in three partners at Central American firm BLP are now women after a promotion in Nicaragua and […]

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BLP Newflash: Important legislation changes in El Salvador / February 2018

  El Salvador – February 2018 – TAXES Convention for the Harmonization of International Taxation on Commerce among the States […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE FEBRUARY, 2018

GAZETTE SUMMARY Costa Rica –January 2018– EXECUTIVE DECREES Delays in granting benefits Article 5 of Executive Decree number 40540-H, called […]

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Announcing the Incorporation of Sofía Zúñiga as Special Counsel at BLP

February, 2018 We are pleased to announce the most recent addition to BLP’s team, Sofía Zúñiga will be working as […]

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Randall González, BLP Partner, elected at Employment Law Alliance and Federación Interamericana de Asociaciones de Gestión Humana

January, 2018 Randall González, BLP Partner and expert in Labor & Employment, was recently reelected as Business Relations Director for […]

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BLP - TAX NEWS ONLINE JANUARY, 2018

Gazette Summary Costa Rica – December 2017 – Administrative resolutions Registrations, modifications or deregistrations of Taxpayers Through Resolution No. DGT-R-60.2017 […]

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BLP announces a new Partner in Nicaragua

January, 2017 We are pleased to begin 2018 sharing the news of a new Partner joining us in Nicaragua, Claudia […]

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BLP Newflash: Important legislation changes in El Salvador / January 2018

  El Salvador – January 2018 – ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Law of the Contentious-Administrative Jurisdiction The Legislative Assembly enacted the Law […]

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BLP receives once again the Pro Bono Leading Lights recognition from Latin Lawyer

December, 2017 This month, BLP received “Pro Bono Leading Lights” recognition on behalf of Latin Lawyer for its pro bono […]

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BLP Newflash: Important changes to El Salvador's legislation

El Salvador –December 2017 – COMMERCE Regulations of the Special Law for the Defense of Commerce The President of the […]

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BLP present in Conapdis' Guide

December, 2017 The 10th Objective of the commitments assumed by the United Nations for sustainable development establishes the importance of […]

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BLP is elected the best law firm for the third year in a row

November, 2017 Consolidating our leadership in the Costa Rican and Central American legal market, BLP was selected as “Law Firm […]

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BLP welcomes Adriana Castro and Anneth Jiménez as the firm’s new Partners

November 13th, 2017 BLP officially announces two new Partners, Adriana Castro and Anneth Jiménez, further strengthening our firm with their […]

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New Changes to E-Commerce Regulations in Costa Rica

New Changes to E-Commerce Regulations This past October, a specific chapter was included in the Law to Promote Competition and […]

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Vittoria Di Gioacchino, BLP Attorney, prepares report for IBA

  October 18th, 2017 This month, Vittoria Di Gioacchino, BLP Attorney and Tax expert, attended the International Bar Association’s 2017 Tax […]

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Amendments to Guatemala’s Commercial Code

Amendments to Guatemala’s Commercial Code

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Entry into Force of the Securities Act (No 936) in Nicaragua

Entrada en Vigencia de la Ley de Garantías Mobiliarias (Ley No 936) de Nicaragua

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Electricity Projects & Regulation in Honduras 2017 - Latin Lawyer, by Karla Aguilar

  October 13th, 2017 This year, Karla Aguilar, BLP Partner and expert in Energy & Infrastructure matters, authored Latin Lawyer’s […]

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"SEN" will regulate the energy sector in Honduras

  September 28th, 2017 New Energy Secretariat is created

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Vivian Liberman, BLP Partner, is interviewed by Chambers & Partners regarding Gender Equality at BLP

  September 22nd, 2017 Vivian Liberman explains how BLP Costa Rica became a UNDP ‘Company That Promotes Gender Equality’ Vivian […]

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BLP opens in Madrid, Spain

  September 22nd, 2017 BLP, one of Central America’s foremost law firms, has decided to open an office in Madrid, […]

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BLP welcomes Claudia Prado as Special Counsel

  August 29th, 2017 BLP is happy to announce the addition of Claudia Prado to BLP’s team as “Special Counsel”. […]

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BLP celebrates our "Alonso Arroyo" Scholarship Holders

August 24th, 2017 Proudly celebrating 7 years supporting the growth of our professionals, BLP’s talent continues to grow with the […]

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Vivian Liberman, BLP Partner, is interviewed by Firma on her professional career

  August 22nd, 2017 Unwavering Determination The admiration for both her father and work team led her -little by little- […]

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