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British Ambassador Jeff Glekin Highlights Opportunities for People and Business in Bolivia

British Ambassador Jeff Glekin Highlights Opportunities for People and Business in Bolivia

Jeff Glekin shares insights on the work of the British Embassy to strengthen connections with Bolivian people, businesses and institutions. As part of our Q&A series, Biz Latin Hub’s Chelsea Heywood reached out to Jeff Glekin, British Ambassador to Bolivia, to hear about his experience developing British relations with the Latin American country. Jeff has an extensive background in diplomatic roles, previous serving as the Deputy Head of Mission in Bogotá, Colombia, Deputy Head of...

What are Companies’ Requirements for Corporate Compliance in Bolivia?

What are Companies’ Requirements for Corporate Compliance in Bolivia?

It is essential for foreign executives to know their obligations for corporate compliance in Bolivia. Understanding and complying with local law means being able to expand into Bolivia as smoothly as possible while remaining in good standing with local authorities. Learn all you need to know about corporate compliance in Bolivia. Types of companies in Bolivia Corporate compliance in Bolivia establishes that you must hold an annual meeting. Foreign executives who decide to enter the Bolivian...

August 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

August 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

Our legal and accounting professionals report notable regulatory updates for August 2020. At Biz Latin Hub, our team of accounting and legal professionals operating across key markets in Latin America report the following notable regulatory updates for August 2020 in Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador and Panama. We enable foreign companies operating in Latin America to comply with all their corporate legal, accounting, and tax obligations to ensure their ongoing success and...

Tips for Buying Property in Bolivia as a Foreign Citizen

Tips for Buying Property in Bolivia as a Foreign Citizen

Each day foreign business executives see Latin America as a great place to start a business, initiate projects, or buy properties. Bolivia is one of the countries where foreign citizens can buy property at affordable prices and for greater economic value in the future. Learn about the key tips and regulations that need to be considered to buy property in Bolivia as a foreign citizen. What you need to know when buying property in Bolivia as a foreign citizen  Bolivia is one of the countries...

Opportunities for E-Commerce in Bolivia

Opportunities for E-Commerce in Bolivia

Measures taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 have highlighted the importance of the e-commerce sector in Bolivia. People and companies in the country have increasingly relied on technology to satisfy the large demand for goods and services. Currently, e-commerce is now the 'new normal' way of trading in Bolivia and is rapidly expanding. While there are still many development steps to be taken, Bolivia has made significant strides in the world of e-commerce. With a population of 11 million,...

2020 Elections in Bolivia: Potential Impacts for Business

2020 Elections in Bolivia: Potential Impacts for Business

The 2020 elections in Bolivia take place at a crucial moment for the country. After the resignation of Evo Morales and the majority of the members of the Congress of Movement to Socialism (MAS), Jeanine Añez - a former Bolivian senator- became interim president in 2019. Although the 2020 elections in Bolivia were originally scheduled for May, they were postponed until October due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, the three likely candidates for the country's presidency are Luis Acre, Carlos...

July 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

July 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

Our professionals report notable regulatory updates for July 2020. Biz Latin Hub’s team of legal and accounting specialists operating across all key markets in Latin America report the following notable regulatory updates for July 2020 in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, and Uruguay. We support foreign companies in Latin America comply with all corporate regulatory compliance obligations to ensure their success in new markets. For more information on how...

The Importance of an Entity Health Check in Bolivia

The Importance of an Entity Health Check in Bolivia

Understand the importance of an entity health check in Bolivia to secure your business and manage risk. Bolivia is an attractive country for executives looking to expand in the Andean country. However, local and strict regulations may add a layer of complexity. As such, it is essential to understand the business conditions and corporate compliance requirements to properly develop your company in Bolivia. This includes conducting an entity health check in Bolivia. How does an entity health...

Hire Your Staff Through an Employer of Record in Bolivia

Hire Your Staff Through an Employer of Record in Bolivia

Hiring staff through an Employer of Record in Bolivia (also known as an EOR) is a valuable option for those thinking about incorporating a company in the Andean country.  As labour regulations in Bolivia are complex, it can be challenging for foreign company executives and recruiters to hire and manage staff in full compliance with the law when expanding. We explain the services offered by an Employer of Record in Bolivia, and the benefits of hiring local staff through these organizations...

Overview: What are Bolivia’s Labor Laws?

Overview: What are Bolivia’s Labor Laws?

Bolivia's labor laws are updated regularly, and are wide-ranging and complex. Companies need to keep in mind all the legal advice provided by experts in accordance with the law when hiring employees in Bolivia. As an expanding company, executives should consider engaging with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) to hire staff and minimize risk of non-compliance with labor legislation. Overview of Bolivia's labor laws Bolivia's regulations are regularly updated so companies can adapt to...

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