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Our partner, Alberto Fernández López, is recognized in the 2022 edition of Who is Who Legal Central America for his experience in dispute resolution. According to the publication, Alberto is heralded by peers for being

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Our partner, Alan Thompson, was interviewed by think tank Reto Siglo 21 about the challenges Costa Rica faces in promoting competition in the marketplace, considering the country’s recent accession to the OECD.  Among others, Alan

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BTA Legal is one of the sponsors of the XIII Congress of International Arbitration organized by the International Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica (ICC Costa Rica). The congress will take place from April 27

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We share an article published in last week’s edition of El Financiero by our partner, Alan Thompson, in which he analyzes the new regulations issued by the Executive Branch implementing the Costa Rican competition law

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Chambers and Partners, a top legal directory, recognizes BTA Legal in its recently published Global 2022 edition. In Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators in Costa Rica, our partner Alberto Fernández-López ranks band 1. According

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After publication of the general regulations of the new competition law (Law 9736), the Competition Commission and the Telecom Superintendence have started submitting guidelines for public consultation. The purpose of these guidelines is to promote

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New anti-money laundering and compliance regulations entered into force in Costa Rica on January 1st of this year. Regulation SUGEF 12-21 applies to banks, financial institutions and local financial conglomerates, and some provisions also apply

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The Regulations of the Law on the Strengthening of Costa Rican Competition Authorities (Law 9736) were published today in the official bulletin “La Gaceta” (Executive Decree 43305-MEIC). These Regulations cover important topics contained in the

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Costa Rica recently adopted important amendments to competition/antitrust laws. However, major challenges remain in terms of modernizing the regulatory framework and re-evaluating public monopolies and state-owned enterprises, in line with OECD recommendations. We invite you

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