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When Does an NGO in Costa Rica Need Anti-Money Laundering Policies?

When Does an NGO in Costa Rica Need Anti-Money Laundering Policies?

Non-governmental organizations or NGOs in Costa Rica must take into consideration anti-money laundering policies, and how they should apply them to their organizations to comply with local legal requirements. Find out the related legislation and relevant groups supporting anti-money laundering for NGOs in Costa Rica and Latin America, and how you can protect your organization. Policies to fight...

How to Form an NGO in Costa Rica

How to Form an NGO in Costa Rica

Understand how to form an NGO in Costa Rica to support your commercial and social causes. The Costa Rican government works to promote sustainability and growth in the country. Costa Rica is a social State of law that cares about the well-being of its citizens and those residing in its territory. The government works to promote sustainability and growth. It also strives to develop policies that...

Costa Rica Promotes Sustainability and Growth Through Business Development Initiatives

Costa Rica Promotes Sustainability and Growth Through Business Development Initiatives

Costa Rica business development initiatives strongly support the country’s overall economic growth and welcome foreign business. With dozens of habitats and climate zones, it can be easy to only relate Costa Rica to nature and biodiversity, however, the country’s development has far surpassed economic activities from the primary sector. The growing technology scene and public strategies adopted...

How to Liquidate Your Business in Costa Rica

How to Liquidate Your Business in Costa Rica

The process to liquidate your business in Costa Rica can be straightforward. Although a small territory, is one of the most stable democracies in the region. It is known for its legal security and the country's stable legal frameworks. Citizens, residents, and foreign investors find great value in Costa Rica's commercial offerings. Many foreign companies moving into Central America choose to...

When do You Need a Legal Representative in Costa Rica?

When do You Need a Legal Representative in Costa Rica?

The Legal Representative in Costa Rica is someone who acts on behalf of another person or legal entity. Legal representation is established by formally mandating a person to act on behalf of another person or company. If you’re expanding into Costa Rica, it’s important to know when you’ll need a legal representative and what they can do for your business. You can formally appoint a Legal...

Why Register your Online Business in Costa Rica?

Why Register your Online Business in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is one of the most stable democracies in the Central American region. The country’s stability is boosted by the country’s legal security and frameworks. Citizens, residents and holidaymakers alike find great value in Costa Rica’s commercial, tourism, and lifestyle offerings. The country’s varied geography and warm disposition towards foreign business supports a forward-thinking,...

A Lawyer’s Guide to Business in Costa Rica

A Lawyer’s Guide to Business in Costa Rica

Last week, we had the privilege of hosting our Costa Rican Country Manager, Mauricio Zuñiga, in our Bogotá office. We got the chance to ask him a few questions about the legal aspects of business in Costa Rica. Here we’ve provided a detailed and insightful guide to the inner-workings of Costa Rican business operations.  Business in Costa Rica - What types of legal entities are there in Costa...

Opportunities for Business in Costa Rica in 2020

Opportunities for Business in Costa Rica in 2020

Though a small country in territorially, Costa Rica is committed to constant growth. 2020 projects a positive outlook for economic performance, setting Costa Rica as a pinnacle for investment opportunities in Central America. The government supports various initiatives to develop tourism, investment and national policies conducive to positive economic and social growth of the country. Business...

The Role of the Public Notary in Costa Rica Company Formation

The Role of the Public Notary in Costa Rica Company Formation

Every entrepreneur in the search to open or expand their business at some point will need to consult a Lawyer or a Public Notary in Costa Rica. During the planning phase of commercial expansion, entrepreneurs should seek advice in the different applicable legal fields such as corporate compliance. Thus, if there is any difficulty with setting up in your chosen market, the proper attention of a...

Protect Your Brand: Register a Company Name in Costa Rica

Protect Your Brand: Register a Company Name in Costa Rica

Register your company name in Costa Rica to protect your brand and ongoing commercial reputation. One of the most important steps in creating a new business is to define your business name. This step is about building a badge that will differentiate you from the competition in the market. Costa Rica, in recent years, has become more than just a tourist hotspot for holidaymakers – it’s become an...

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