GUATEMALA
ENVIRONMENTAL OBLIGATIONS FOR COMPANIES
In 2015, several environmental provisions came into effect, requiring a higher degree of compliance by companies. Among these regulations we may find the new Regulations for Environmental Assessment, Control and Monitoring and its Classification Standard…
  EL SALVADOR
ANALYSIS ON THE SPECIAL LAW AGAINST ACTS OF TERRORISM AND THE RULING THAT DECLARES GANGS AS TERRORIST GROUPS
The application of The Special Law against Acts of Terrorism (LECAT in Spanish) created in 2006 is key in convicting and preventing gang actions in the country...
  HONDURAS
THE MAQUILA (TEXTILE) SECTOR EXPECTED TO GROW BETWEEN 7 AND 8% IN 2015
Growth expectations for the maquila production in Honduras are between 7% and 8%. Thus concluded the study, "Goods for processing and related activities for 2014 and expectations for 2015 to 2016", published by the Central Bank of Honduras...
  NICARAGUA
NICARAGUA UNDERTAKES LEGISLATIVE PROCESS TREATMENT
Law No. 826’s purpose is the non-applicable legislative clearance or historical events that are no longer applicable and have lost their object. Subjects to be addressed through this law include Energy, Labor and Social Security, Banking and Finance, Environment and Property…
 

COSTA RICA
IS IT LEGALLY VIABLE FOR UBER TO OPERATE IN COSTA RICA?
With Uber’s imminent arrival in Costa Rica, there has been much speculation as to the legal viability of this service in terms of whether a Government-issued license is needed for operation and the legal nature of the relationship between the Company and the drivers providing the service…

 

PANAMA
PANAMA IS STRENGTHENING ITS ANTI-CORRUPTION LAWS
Panama included new subjects, controls and mechanisms that must be applied in attention of the prevention of Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and the Financing for the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction. The country aims to strengthen its financial system and improve its international image...

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