CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LITIGATION PRACTICE IN EL SALVADOR

The Salvadoran legal and regulatory system, as in every system in Latin America, is based on the civil law. This law coded system is constantly being updated, between substantive laws that regulate and determine people´s rights in every jurisdiction, such as the civil, commercial, criminal, etc. and procedural laws that establish a mechanism and the… Read more »

NICARAGUA TOWARDS A HEALTHY FINANCIAL SYSTEM

By: Armando Vega (Associate) Keeping a healthy financial system at a country level represents an attraction to all investors. Nicaragua, as member of the Grupo de Acción Financiera de Latinoamerica (Group of Financial Action in Latin America) (GAFILAT), has the duty of updating itself and keeping the international standards in the legal framework of Anti-Money… Read more »

HOW TO HANDLE THEFT OR ROBERRY AT THE WORK PLACE?

Any business could potentially become a victim of robbery or theft. The approach to this crime, though, becomes even more complex if it has been committed by someone from the inside, an employee. In this cases, the legal implications are from the criminal and labor type, and it is important to know what measures should… Read more »

THE THREE-DIMENSIONAL MARK: WRAPPING, PACKAGING AND MORE

Marks are one of the most distinguished business tools in the global market´s economy, extending, all over the world, as a result of new inventions, new markets or even new legal forms such as the Franchise or Licenses. The purpose of a brand is to identify a product or service and to make it distinguishable… Read more »

Temporary Investment Opportunities in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is currently undergoing special circumstances that, if handled correctly, will be temporary. It is a fiscal deficit that requires legal reform, in the Legislature, that will allow the State not only to collect new taxes but to eliminate privileges and “luxury” pensions, exorbitant amounts for a country whose economic and social situation simply… Read more »