Self-Employed workers law in Costa Rica
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Self-Employed workers law in Costa Rica

In the absence of publication in the Official Gazette La Gaceta, the “Law of the Self-Employed Worker” is already a reality. The new regulation is composed of only two articles and two transitory articles; however, its content brings substantial changes in favor of thousands of independent workers. The first article of the law defines an…

How to choose witnesses for an arbitration in Guatemala?
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How to choose witnesses for an arbitration in Guatemala?

By: Elías Arriaza It is possible that the story told by the plaintiff in its claim is in direct contradiction with the version of the facts asserted by the defendant. In such cases, the Arbitral Tribunal will have a special interest in the evidence provided in order to discover the truth, i.e., what really happened….

Nationalization in the Central American region
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Nationalization in the Central American region

By: David Nuñez The various legislations in the Central American region have determined the possibility for a foreigner to obtain nationality through an administrative procedure before the immigration authority, which is normally achieved by residing in a Central American country for a certain period of time. Similarly, the CA-4 countries recognize the possibility of dual…