New Public Procurement Law in Costa Rica

New Public Procurement Law in Costa Rica

Francisco Obando Director Public Law, Public Procurement & Regulation Costa Rica fobando@blplegal.com

On December 1, 2022, the new General Public Procurement Law will enter into force, repealing the Administrative Contracting Law No. 7494 of 1996 and its Regulations. As a ...
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New regulations for the recovery and reactivation of MSMEs in Honduras
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New regulations for the recovery and reactivation of MSMEs in Honduras

The approval of Legislative Decree 48-2022 Law for the Economic Recovery and Reactivation of Micro and Small Businesses and Agreement 362-2022 Regulations for the Economic Recovery and Reactivation of Micro and Small Businesses applies to all Micro and Small Enterprises ...
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Special transitional law facilitates voluntary compliance with tax and customs obligations
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Special transitional law facilitates voluntary compliance with tax and customs obligations

In a session on August 24, 2022, the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador approved a special transitional law that grants facilities for the voluntary compliance of tax and customs obligations. Such law seeks to rehabilitate the situation of taxpayers who ...
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CABEI approves loans for private investment in Central America

CABEI approves loans for private investment in Central America

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) has created a Special Fund for Foreign Direct Investment with an availability of up to $200 million. The purpose of this fund is to encourage private investment by companies interested in entering ...
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Legal reform allows the development of works near rivers and streams of Costa Rica

Legal reform allows the development of works near rivers and streams of Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica is a country with an abundant flow of water that brings scenic beauty and biodiversity and satisfies human needs. Despite their undeniable value, the rivers, streams, or natural reservoirs that ...
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Approval of Amnesty to the payment of Immigration Fines and Infractions
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Approval of Amnesty to the payment of Immigration Fines and Infractions

On May 10, 2022, an Immigration Amnesty was approved, consisting of a period of three (3) months, exempting the payment of fines for violation of the Migration and Foreigners Law, which is contained in Decree 42-2022, published in the Official ...
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August 31 holiday - Commemoration of the Day of the Black person and the Afro-Costa Rican culture
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August 31 holiday – Commemoration of the Day of the Black person and the Afro-Costa Rican culture

On August 31st, the day of the black person and Afro-Costa Rican Culture is commemorated, this by virtue of Law 10,050 which came into force on November 22, 2021; for 2022 the holiday will be transferred to September 04. Our ...
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