Regulation of Unfair Competition in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, until very recently, we were referring to Unfair Competition in a very literal way, which it did not really indicate its actual usefulness nor its true legal meaning and importance for the businesses´ world. However, the concept and its regulation has evolved; and, this has allowed us to distinguish how and when to… Read more »

Mobbing in El Salvador

Nowadays, mobbing is an unfortunate reality frequently presented at some workplaces, in both private and public sectors, affecting the physical and psychological health of workers as victims of their aggressors. In El Salvador, there is no legal definition of mobbing, nor a regulation governing such issue in an explicit and specific form, except as provided… Read more »


In Nicaragua, on October 25 of the year 2017, the Law of Movable Guarantee “Law N°936” entered into force, repealing with it the types of contracts (Civil Pledge, Mercantile Pledge, Commercial Pledge, Industrial and Agrarian Pledge) that the Lawyers and Notaries of Nicaragua have been doing for the regulation of commercial transactions where a pledge… Read more »

Recent amendments to the Commerce Code of Guatemala

On October 31, 2017, the Decree 18-2017 was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Guatemala, the amendments to the Commerce Code (Decree No. 2-70), coming into force on January 29, 2018. As Lawyers in LatinAlliance Guatemala, these modifications are important for our clients, since they entail the reduction of time, costs and… Read more »