GUATEMALA
CREDIT CARD LAW
The purpose of the Credit Card Law is to set up the legal framework under which the operations through credit cards (credit operations and sales transactions made through credit cards) and the relationships between issuers, operators,cardholders and affiliates are regulated...
  EL SALVADOR
CONGRESS APPROVES SPECIAL LAW AGAINST COMPUTER AND RELATED CRIMES
The purpose of the law is to protect legal property against criminal behaviors committed through information and communication technologies, and to prevent and punish the crimes committed against stored, processed or transferred data...
  HONDURAS
AMNESTY OF FINES FOR NON-PROFIT ASSOCIATIONS
An amnesty is being granted till July 31, 2016 to condone the fines that apply to all non-profit/non-governmental associations that have not submitted the corresponding reports to their financial and annual activities for the year 2015...
  NICARAGUA
FITCH ASSIGNS A “B+” CREDIT RISK QUALIFICATION TO NICARAGUA
This qualification confirms the macroeconomic stability of Nicaragua, which has been already highlighted for many years by international and specialized agencies. The country expects that this qualification will contribute in reducing the cost of future financings in the public and private sectors...
 

COSTA RICA
COSTA RICA SIGNS OECD MULTILATERAL AGREEMENT FOR MULTINATIONAL COMPANY TAX INFORMATION EXCHANGE
This agreement enables the Governments to collect, handle, and exchange tax information provided by Multinationals under confidentiality agreements. Specifically, Tax Administrations will be able to exchange information country-by-country...

 

PANAMA
NEWS FOR BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS COMPANIES
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has introduced two new amendments to take place from January 2016. The amendments applied to the law allow the BVI Companies Registry and the Registered Agents to have more information, in order to counter money laundering and terrorist financing...

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