Request for Extension of Workday Reduction and Suspension of Contracts in Costa Rica
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Request for Extension of Workday Reduction and Suspension of Contracts in Costa Rica

In a follow-up to measures to reduce work shifts and suspend employment contracts, we remind our clients that, if the causes for which they requested the authorization of the measures due to the emergency continue, they may consider extending the ...
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Gender Self-Determination Name Change and Labor Relations
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Gender Self-Determination Name Change and Labor Relations

We must prepare ourselves to implement the changes that are required at the organizational level, related to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal Decree that will be published at any time in the Gazette, ...
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Suspension of Administrative Contracts due to force majeure or fortuitous event.

Suspension of Administrative Contracts due to force majeure or fortuitous event.

For reasons of force majeure, or public interest, the Public Administration can declare the suspension of a contract (article 210 of the Public Contracting Regulations), the suspension of the contract’s term (207 of the Public Contracting Regulations) or even revoke ...
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Business Opportunities for the Cultivation and Commerce of Cannabis in Costa Rica
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Business Opportunities for the Cultivation and Commerce of Cannabis in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Government recently unveiled a plan to legalize and regulate the cultivation of hemp and medicinal cannabis in our country, as a key element for its economic reactivation. The commercialization of products containing CBD (including ...
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Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica suspends sanctions for lack of registration of final beneficiaries
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Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica suspends sanctions for lack of registration of final beneficiaries

  • Moratorium on sanctions is established for 3 months.
  • The fines that were suspended amount to 2% of gross income of the previous fiscal year, with a minimum of 3 base salaries and a limit of 100 base salaries.
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Government actions for the recovery of hospital infrastructure in Guatemala.
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Government actions for the recovery of hospital infrastructure in Guatemala.

As part of the economic reactivation measures proposed by the Government of Guatemala before COVID-19, on April 17th, Decree 18-2020 came into effect, through which the Congress approved the loan granted by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration – ...
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Intellectual Property in the new digital age.
/ / At BLP, Blog, Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property in the new digital age.

The Internet has become an ally of brands, which allows to eliminate physical barriers and get closer to its consumers. This implies new business opportunities and risks for companies. Our specialized team in Intellectual Property shares the following series of ...
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