Forestry Law reforms encourage sustainable tourism development of Costa Rica's protected river areas
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Forestry Law reforms encourage sustainable tourism development of Costa Rica’s protected river areas

Luis Palacios
Director and Environmental Law Specialist
Costa Rica
lpalacios@zone-es.com

Recently approved reforms to the Forestry Law allow the development of riverbeds, supporting the cause of sustainable tourism in Costa Rica. By providing greater legal certainty to civil works that ...
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BLP's Commitment to LGBTIQ+ Diversity and Inclusion
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BLP’s Commitment to LGBTIQ+ Diversity and Inclusion

A fundamental principle of the work environment at BLP is to prohibit discrimination toward any employee for any reason. To guarantee non-discrimination to all human talent, the firm has taken specific actions to encourage a diverse team by promoting the ...
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Business Law Perspectives News and Opportunities in Central America
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Business Law Perspectives News and Opportunities in Central America

BLP's summary of the most important regional news and opportunities offers an overview of the economic, social, and political landscape of Central America at just a click away. Rodrigo Chaves assumed the Presidency of Costa Rica in an "austere" ceremony. ...
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BLP advises Grupo Unicomer on the acquisition of CrediScotia Financiera in Peru
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BLP advises Grupo Unicomer on the acquisition of CrediScotia Financiera in Peru

BLP has advised Grupo Unicomer on acquiring the consumer credit finance company CrediScotia Financiera, a subsidiary of Grupo Scotiabank in Peru. The transaction closing is still pending authorization from the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance, and AFPs (SBS), the Peruvian supervisor ...
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Mask and vaccination: what an employer needs to know
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Mask and vaccination: what an employer needs to know

Today, May 11, 2022, the Decree 43544-S was published, corresponding to the mandatory use of a mask as personal protective equipment. Regarding this decree, it should be considered that:

  • As of today, the state of emergency decree has not been revoked.
  • The ...
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What have we learned from Conti´s cyberattacks so far?
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What have we learned from Conti´s cyberattacks so far?

León Weinstok
Director
Cybersecurity and Data Protection Specialist
Costa Rica
lweinstok@blplegal.com

On April 18, we in Costa Rica received the unfortunate news that the computer systems of many public institutions had been attacked by the criminal organization Conti, with the ...
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BLP is awarded the Deal of the Year award by Latin Lawyer for its advice to Avianca to emerge from Chapter 11 process
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BLP is awarded the Deal of the Year award by Latin Lawyer for its advice to Avianca to emerge from Chapter 11 process

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo, Brazil, on May 5th. Our team was awarded for the excellence of its advice to Avianca when emerging from ...
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