Holiday dates transferred to Mondays

Through the approval in the second debate regarding Bill No. 21941, the Legislative Assembly approved approved the addition of a transitory to article 148 of the Labor Code, regulating the holidays of the calendar year. This initiative aims to promote nationals visiting tourist locations, in order to promote the reactivation of this sector for the remainder of 2020 and the …

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New announced sanitary measures applicable from July 11th to 19th

New sanitary measures have been ordered this Friday 10th of July, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to the statement issued by the Presidency of the Republic and the Ministry of Health, for the dates 11 to 19th of July. The decision stems from the continued and exponential increase in cases identified in recent days. The following is a …

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Border Closing Extension to August 01, 2020

Dear Client, Through the following notice, we wish to remind you of the applicable extension period for the border closure stipulated on June 29th, 2020. According to Executive Decree 42432-MGP-S, the border closure is extended in all migratory posts, whether by air, sea, land, or river, until August 1st, 2020. Additionally, the sanitary actions carried out by the Ministry of …

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New Sanitary Measures Due to Increase Of COVID-19 Cases:

New sanitary measures have been ordered to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to the statement issued by the Presidency of the Republic and the Ministry of Health, on July 2nd. The decision stems from the continued increase in cases in recent days, with a total of 4,023 cases registered since March 6 of this year. The Ministry of Health …

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TERM EXTENSION FOR CURRENT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND OTHER ENTITIES

On June 19th, 2020 The Costa Rican Legislative Power approved a Bill (“Law 9866”), which establishes a term extension for one more year of the currently appointed boards of directors and other organs of civil organizations that expire in 2020. As a consequence of the declaration of national emergency by COVID-19, said period will be automatically extended to 2021. The …

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La Nueva Normalidad para las organizaciones post COVID – 19

Ante el nuevo escenario de control pandémico del COVID – 19 y la consecuente flexibilización de las restricciones y medidas de control sanitario anunciadas por el Gobierno de la República, las cuales entraron a regir  el pasado 15 de mayo de 2020, a muchas empresas e instituciones se les plantea el reto de retomar sus actividades y operaciones ordinarias. Ahora …

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Boletín Informativo COVID-19 actualizado al 4 de mayo

MEDIDAS IMPLEMENTADAS A RAÍZ DEL COVID-19 ACTUALIZADO AL 04 DE MAYO 2020 LABORAL: El 10 de marzo de 2020 el Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social (MTSS) emitió los Lineamientos para implementación de teletrabajo como medida de prevención ante Covid-19, por medio del cual se indican los lineamientos mínimos para implementar el teletrabajo en el sector público. El 11 de …

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La Propiedad Intelectual ante el COVID 19

Como consecuencia de la pandemia que atraviesa el planeta muchos se cuestionan la importancia que tienen las patentes de invención, en general de la propiedad intelectual, y las implicaciones que traería la creación de una posible vacuna. Nuestra legislación protege las invenciones a través de las patentes, y las define como toda creación del intelecto humano capaz de ser aplicada …

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Costa Rican Ministry of Health resolutions

Ref.: Sanitary provisions related to the temporary closure of establishments that have a Sanitary Operation Permit, which will take effect from April 3rd, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and until Sunday, April 12th at 11:59 p.m.   TEMPORARY CLOSING is ordered for all establishments with sanitary operating permits classified as public meeting places. Except:   Delivery The institutions that, due to …

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