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Regulatory update: 5 LatAm offices report changes in June 2022

The legal and accounting teams at Biz Latin Hub’s offices in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay and Peru reported the following regulatory updates in June 2022 that could affect your business interests. At Biz Latin Hub our multilingual teams of corporate support specialists based throughout Latin America and the Caribbean offer tailored packages of integrated back-office …

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Headhunters in Colombia: executive, IT, or tech recruiter

Working with seasoned headhunters in Colombia could be your best choice if you are looking to fill an ...
San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, where payroll outsourcing could be a good option for streamlining your business operations

Have you considered payroll outsourcing in Puerto Rico?

If you are looking to streamline your operations by outsourcing some part of your back-office services to Latin ...
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New potential member emerges as Pacific Alliance expands

The expansive ambitions of the Pacific Alliance -- a decade-old economic bloc established by Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and ...

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Legal firm in Argentina: get support with corporate law 

Finding a good legal firm in Argentina is crucial to anyone doing business there or planning on entering the market. Corporate law in Argentina has some notable particularities that you will need to comply with, and it pays to secure the services of a provider able to help you navigate them in the most efficient …

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Why did foreign investment in Guatemala spike in 2021?

In 2021, foreign direct investment (FDI) into Guatemala hit record levels, after the country saw the lowest levels of FDI in a decade the previous year. But what made foreign investment in Guatemala spike so radically in 2021? Guatemala is Central America’s largest economy by gross domestic product (GDP), as well as one of the …

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10 LatAm social impact startups selected for acceleration

Ten social impact startups from Latin America have been selected for acceleration as part of a pioneering scheme to promote companies developing technology to tackle major problems facing society and the environment. The startups were selected as part of the second iteration of Tech For Good, a program overseen by startup accelerator Rockstart in collaboration …

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4 back office services in Paraguay ideal for outsourcing

If you are doing business in the Paraguayan market or planning to launch there, outsourcing some of your back office services in Paraguay is an ideal way to eliminate some heavy administrative burdens and significant compliance concerns from your core workload, providing the opportunity to focus in-house efforts on more profit-related matters. Back office services …

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How to start an NGO in Chile: understand steps & taxes 

If you are looking to start an NGO in Chile, you will need to understand the steps involved in the process, as well as have an idea of your obligations with regard to taxes. Below, a step-by-step guide on how to start an NGO in Chile is provided, as well as some insight into tax …

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Regulatory update: 6 LatAm offices report changes in March 2022

The legal and accounting teams at Biz Latin Hub’s offices in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Uruguay reported the following regulatory updates in March 2022 that could affect your business interests. At Biz Latin Hub our multilingual teams of corporate support specialists based throughout Latin America and the Caribbean offer tailored packages …

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Financial regulatory compliance in Mexico: a guide

If you are doing business in the Mexican market, or intending to launch there, you will need to have a grasp of financial regulatory compliance in Mexico. Because  failure to comply with financial regulations can cause legal issues or result in financial penalties, potentially diminishing the standing of your company in the eyes of local …

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3 key Brazil exports facing shortfalls due to Ukraine crisis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February quickly turned into a humanitarian crisis, with thousands of civilian casualties within the first month. The conflict also rocked the economies of both countries, disrupting supply lines for a wide range of goods. A number of those facing shortfalls are key Brazil exports, with Brazilian exporters saying they …

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‘No legalization of Bitcoin in Honduras’: central bank

The Central Bank of Honduras (BCH) has issued a press release to clarify that the cryptocurrency Bitcoin will not be made legal tender in the country, after a flurry of recent reports had suggested such a move was imminent. Instead of pursuing the legalization of Bitcoin in Honduras, the BCH said it is working on …

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Nearshoring in Colombia: investment passes $1bn in 2 yrs

Investments from companies choosing to nearshore in Colombia have exceeded USD 1 billion in little over two years. That reportedly came in the wake of the current administration beginning to heavily promote nearshoring in Colombia, leading to 60 companies establishing operations in the country since the beginning of 2020. Nearshoring is the process of companies …

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