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Good practices that increase the presence of women

  Implementation of policies such as telework and conference flexibility explain the progress made in our office and in Costa […]

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Approval of Law on equal pay for men and women

  On March 18, 2019, the Legislative Assembly approved in a second debate the Law that establishes salary equality between […]

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What are the benefits of the stay by special relevance and the temporary residence for foreign executives who enter Costa Rica?

The high flow of immigration and the relocation of foreign employees managed by national and transnational companies in Costa Rica […]

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Transfer Pricing in Honduras

The world is changing and with it, people change their natural and legal status (companies, societies, associations, foundations, etc.), change […]

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Amendments to the Tax Agreement Law

On February 28, 2019, upon publication in the Official Journal, the Gazette, the Law of Amendments and Additions to law […]

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Bill proposal seeks solutions to plastic pollution

On January 21, 2019, a Bill was introduced to the Economic Affairs committee that would re-establish Costa Rica as one […]

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BLP welcomes Cynthia Sequeira as Special Counsel

  As part of our regional growth strategy and responding to the needs of the local market, BLP has appointed […]

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BLP commemorates the progress made in the equality, recognition and effective exercise of women's human rights.

The commitment and efforts of BLP to implement policies for full gender equity and equality arise from our Sustainability strategy […]

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BLP welcomes Manrique Blen as a new attorney in the Tax practice.

As part of our regional growth strategy, and responding to the needs of the local market, BLP has appointed Manrique […]

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BLP has advised Millicom on the purchase of Telefónica's assets in Costa Rica.

The telecommunications giant, Millicom – which operates under the Tigo trademark in Central America – has acquired all of Telefónica’s […]

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Energy self-consumption, the new investment model in Honduras?

Interesting changes are taking place in the Honduran market, thanks to technological advances in the electric power sector, where consumers […]

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BLP is the only law firm in Central America recognized as a Great Place to Work 2019.

BLP is among the best places to work in Central America and the Caribbean in 2019. At a gala event […]

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Instagram: New battlefront for brands.

  Social media represent new challenges for those of us who work in the field of Intellectual Property. The unauthorized […]

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BLP is the only firm recognized as a Pro Bono Leading Light in Central America

Over 70 non-profit organizations received 4,000 hours of free BLP counseling. Thanks to altruistic work in favor of 70 non-profit […]

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BLP acted as legal advisor to Promerica Financial Corporation in the Debt Issuance of $200 Million

BLP acted as legal advisor to Promerica Financial Corporation as Issuer in the Debt Issuance of $200 Million.

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Approval of Tax Reform in Costa Rica

On December 3rd, 2018, the Legislative Assembly approved the Bill entitled Tax Reform – Law of Strengthening of Public Finances. […]

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BLP has once again won the title "Law Firm of the Year-Costa Rica" at the Chambers Latin America Awards.

For the fourth straight year, the fifth time since 2013, BLP has been named the “Law Firm of the Year-Costa […]

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Tax Reform – Acceptance of the Bill Proposed by the Ministry of Treasury

Acceptance of the Bill Proposed by the Costa Rican Ministry of Treasury   On November 23, 2018, the Constitutional Chamber […]

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BLP promotes 3 new Partners

BLP promotes 3 new partners in the practice areas of Free Trade Zones, Real Estate, and Compliance & Anti-corruption.

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BLP participates in an investigation into sexual abuse of minors in Honduras.

At the request of the Paris office of the international law firm White & Case, BLP has engaged in research […]

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The second Customs and Tax Amnesty in Honduras 2018

The second Customs and Tax Amnesty in Honduras 2018

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BLP received the Award for Best Infrastructure Financing: Central America 2018 by LatinFinance

October 3rd BLP received the Award for Best Infrastructure Financing: Central America at the 2018 Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards […]

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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

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

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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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