Posts by Legal Team El Salvador- Business News and Updates


Articles written by this author include Legal updates and changes, regulatory updates, industry reviews, legal advice, accounting advice, Professional Employer Organization (PEO) news, Q&A with experts, and more.

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in El Salvador?

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in El Salvador?

Expanding companies must appoint a Legal Representative in El Salvador when incorporating their company. Business owners in this new market must be clear about the government requirements and their obligations they must comply with. Foreign companies should engage with a knowledgeable local expert to guide them through the company incorporation process. Regardless of the type of legal entity, a...

How to Liquidate a Company in El Salvador

How to Liquidate a Company in El Salvador

Understand the process to liquidate a company in El Salvador, and find out how to get expert support to carry out the correct procedure. Despite being one of the smallest countries in the Central American region, El Salvador demonstrates high economic potential compared to neighbouring countries. This is because the country has a privileged geographical position, which allows it to make many...

New Law Set to Boost E-commerce in El Salvador

New Law Set to Boost E-commerce in El Salvador

Latin America has welcomed a number of technological revolutions in recent years, including online business activity (known as electronic commerce or ‘e-commerce’) and financial technology or ‘fintech’ innovation. With El Salvador right at the forefront, this development consists of introducing and implementing new technologies to perform activities and services such as transactions, purchases,...

How to Register a Trademark in El Salvador

How to Register a Trademark in El Salvador

Register a trademark in El Salvador to protect your brand and company's profitability in the country. This includes carrying out a comprehensive trademark search in El Salvador. El Salvador’s economic landscape offers great opportunities for foreign business. As a small country with a small set of staple revenue generators, potential for development lies in almost every sector. El Salvador’s new...

Protect Your Company’s Intellectual Property (IP) in El Salvador

Protect Your Company’s Intellectual Property (IP) in El Salvador

With the right momentum and enablers at their disposal, companies can experience consistent growth that support their eventual expansion either regionally or globally. More than ever the Latin American region is grabbing some of the spotlight as the fastest-growing region in the world. Businesses are gaining momentum and expanding into regional and local markets. El Salvador is one of the...

New President in El Salvador Boosts Business Climate

New President in El Salvador Boosts Business Climate

In February 2019, El Salvador held its presidential elections, with Nayib Bukele emerging as the country’s victor. In June, Nayib Bukele took office as the new President of El Salvador, a position he will hold for the next 5 years. This was a historic moment for El Salvador, as in the last 30 years the country had only been governed by its largest political parties, Nationalist Republican...

Corporate Legal Compliance and Industry Benefits in El Salvador

Corporate Legal Compliance and Industry Benefits in El Salvador

El Salvador is a small country with a big opportunity for investors across the globe. With its geographic location, El Salvador is perfect for linking up trade between North and South America. Alongside this, it has a rapidly growing tourism industry for which its volcanic landscapes and its beautiful beaches are idyllic spots for hikers and surfers. However, in setting up a business or in...

Improved business environment opens El Salvador up for investment

Improved business environment opens El Salvador up for investment

El Salvador may be not directly linked to your list of expansion destinations, however, in addition to great tourist attractions it offers a favorable business climate with great commercial opportunities. El Salvador’s investment potential is not strictly married to tourism, agriculture and the industry sector. The territory is ready to attract more foreign investors. This is due to a labor...

Growth in Central America: Business Opportunities in Central America

Growth in Central America: Business Opportunities in Central America

Find out about key business opportunities in Central America and the incentives to do business in the region. Central America has maintained close cooperation and trade relations with many countries, predominantly obtained through trade agreements. This makes trade integration with other countries easier and there lie opportunities to enter other local and regional markets. The promotion of...

What are the Corporate Requirements of a Corporation (S.A. de C.V.) in El Salvador?

What are the Corporate Requirements of a Corporation (S.A. de C.V.) in El Salvador?

El Salvador is globally known amongst surfers for its incredible coastlines and is well-located in Central America, bordering Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Recently, more entrepreneurs are venturing into the exciting markets that El Salvador has to offer. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 24.1% in the third quarter of 2018, compared to the same quarter of the previous year. This...

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