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Monthly Archives: 8 April, 2020

Regulatory Offices

Operation of Regulatory Offices in Guatemala

Since the entry into force of Government Decree 05-20 on March 5th, 2020, which declares the State of Calamity in Guatemala, as well as the Presidential Decrees establishing a curfew from 4:00 p.m., to the next day at 4:00 a.m., in force until April 12th of this year, it is imp...

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Health Regulation

Measures related to Health Regulation in view of COVID-19 Pandemic in El Salvador

Since the entry into force of Executive Decree No. 12 "Extraordinary Measures for Prevention and Containment, in order to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic" on March 21st, 2020, the sanitary registration procedures for regulated products have continued to be carried out in El Salvador with ce...

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Consumer Products

Sanitary Regulation of Consumer Products, Agricultural and Veterinary Use in Honduras

Consumer Products/Human Use Due to the high demand for services managed before the Health Regulation Agency, the Authority has sought mechanisms that allow for the provision of services in a more efficient manner. Between June 2019 and January 2020, ARSA has implemented tariffs that allow ...

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Amendments to the Trademark Law and Law on Patents of Invention in Nicaragua

On February 13th, 2020, the following legal initiatives were presented to the National Assembly of Nicaragua:

  1. Law on Amendments to Law No. 380, “Law on Trademarks and Other Distinctive Signs”.
  2. Law amending Law No. 354, “Law on Patents, Utility Models and Industria...

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Fiscal Relief Law

Import measures following the “Fiscal Relief Law” in Costa Rica

As it is known, one of the main measures that have taken relevance in Costa Rica to face the crisis generated by the situation of the COVID-19 is the implementation of the "Fiscal Relief Law before COVID-19" (Law Number 9830). For specific purposes of the issue of imports, it is important to note...

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