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José Ignacio Departamento de Maldonado in Uruguay, where an EOR can hire staff on your behalf

An EOR in Uruguay Makes Hiring & Market Entry Easy

Hiring staff through an employer of record (EOR) in Uruguay is popular among investors who only need a limited number of local staff, or who are planning a short-term operation. When you hire through an EOR in Uruguay, your staff are officially employed by the service provider, while you retain full control over their duties …

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Ecuador Investment Visa Requirements: Are You Eligible?

If you are looking to expand your business into Latin America and considering the Ecuadorian market as a ...
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Legal Services in Mexico: Find a Corporate Legal Firm

Anyone operating in the Mexican market or intending to enter it will need to find a reliable provider ...
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Employment Law in the Dominican Republic: a Guide

A map of the Dominican Republic For anyone interested in company formation in the Dominican Republic, or who ...

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New Colombia Law Protects Right to Disconnect from Work

The Senate of Colombia has approved a new law that protects people’s right to disconnect from work by establishing that employees are not obliged to respond to out-of-hours correspondences from their bosses.  Under the new legislation, workers will be able to claim additional compensation for any duties they are expected to perform outside of their …

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Business Visa in Bolivia: Get a Multiple Visa

Anyone planning to enter the Bolivian market is likely to need to secure a business visa in Bolivia, be that for themselves or for someone being sent to oversee the establishment or operations of the company. A business visa in Bolivia is technically called a multiple visa, which will be granted for a one-year period and …

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The Andean Community of Nations’ Deepening Integration

The Andean Community of Nations (CAN) is a regional association that includes Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, and in 2021 it has implemented a number of measures to deepen integration between members.  Such moves are not only beneficial to local populations, but also to businesses operating in any of the member countries, with integration easing …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Paraguay

Many investors are unaware of the strong returns on offer when you invest in Paraguay — one of Latin America’s most stable markets with a recent history of consistent growth. That includes an almost five-fold increase in gross domestic product (GDP) between 2002 and 2020 — even despite a recent minor decline exacerbated by the …

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Do You Need a Fiscal Address in Brazil?

If you are looking to register a business in Brazil, you will need to establish a fiscal address. Because even if you do not need physical premises for your business to operate, your fiscal address in Brazil will be where all official correspondences, including all tax-related matters. Brazil is the largest nation in Latin America …

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English in Latin America Improves During Pandemic

Levels of English in Latin America improved during the pandemic, with more than 70% of countries from the region seeing proficiency grow during 2020, according to a new study. The news will be of particular interest to investors and companies looking to enter the region, with higher levels of English in Latin America making it …

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Lawyer in Guatemala: Find a Good Corporate Attorney

You will need the support of a reliable corporate lawyer in Guatemala if you are hoping to take advantage of the significant business opportunities on offer in Central America’s largest economy. Your attorney in Guatemala will represent you in front of local authorities and be able to sign documents and act on your behalf, meaning …

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Financial Regulatory Compliance in Peru: a Guide

Anyone doing business in the Peruvian market or intending to launch there will need to be sure to adhere to financial regulatory compliance in Peru in order to maintain their good standing and avoid legal inconveniences. Financial regulatory compliance is part of corporate compliance and forms an important element of corporate secretarial services (cosec) packages …

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‘Dire Need’ for More Hotels in Guyana: Tourism Minister

There is a “dire need” for more hotels in Guyana, according to the country’s tourism minister, who says demand for rooms already outstrips supply despite the government’s plan to bolster visitor numbers amid an economic boom. The news will be of significant interest to investors in the tourism sector who are seeking opportunities in Latin …

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Outsourcing in Bogota: Tech & IT Hiring in Colombia

Since the turn of the century, Colombia has emerged as a major hub of innovation in Latin America, with capital city Bogota hosting a number of major tech companies, while second-largest city Medellin has been heralded as a new “Silicon Valley” in the region.  For anyone interested in hiring in Colombia, a provider of outsourcing …

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