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BLP reaffirms its commitment to Human Rights by signing the Declaration of San José

Approximately 50 companies and organizations have committed themselves to the Declaration of  San José: 10 principles against discrimination because of […]

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BLP awarded as Best National Firm for Pro Bono in Latin America and Central America Law Firm of the Year

  New York, June 6, 2019 The IFLR Women in Business Law Awards ceremony was held today at Essex House […]

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When does a shareholder have the right to collect his dividend?

Generally, a person invests in a corporation to obtain, eventually, economic advantages. The right to the dividend is acquired inherently, […]

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Increase in the tax burden on the importation of juices, soft drinks and energy drinks in Nicaragua

Due to the reform of the Tax Agreement Law published on February 28, 2019, the tax burden on the importation […]

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BLP observes a day of respect for non-discrimination, justice and the protection of all

On May 17, we join in celebrating the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia with the central message of […]

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BLP is honored as "Central America Corporate Law Firm of the Year" by IFLR

  New York, May 16, 2019 The prestigious international legal directory, the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) has recognized BLP […]

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BLP is recognized once again as Costa Rica Law Firm of the Year by Who's Who Legal

London, May 16, 2019 Tonight, at the Gibson Hall in London, the prestigious English directory, Who’s Who Legal held the […]

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News of the legal environment for the micro and small enterprise in Honduras

  On November 28, 2018, the Law of Support for Micro and Small Enterprises entered into force, a law that […]

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The Public Economic Development Zones in Guatemala

The Special Public Economic Development Zones (ZDEPs) in Guatemala emerged as a legal possibility after the reforms to the Law […]

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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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