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Rafael E. Cañas

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"El buen liderazgo es el que inspira a hacerse seguir, sin necesidad de hacerse sentir..." Rafael E. Cañas.

Robert C. van der Putten

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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new” -Socrates-.

Eric Scharf

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“The Devil is in the details” -Gustave Flaubert-

José A. Schroeder

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"Whatever you are, be a good one" -Abraham Lincoln-

José Pablo Arce

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"The future is unwritten” -Joe Strummer-.

Ismene Arroyo

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"Las Grandes Mentes discuten las ideas; las mentes promedio discuten los acontecimientos; las mentes pequeñas discuten con las personas." -Eleanor Roosevelt-

Andrés Montejo

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“Be impeccable with your word. Don't take anything personally. Don't make assumptions. Always do your best.” - Don Miguel Ruiz

Rafael E. Cañas

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"El buen liderazgo es el que inspira a hacerse seguir, sin necesidad de hacerse sentir..." Rafael E. Cañas.

Robert C. van der Putten

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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new” -Socrates-.

Eric Scharf

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“The Devil is in the details” -Gustave Flaubert-

José A. Schroeder

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"Whatever you are, be a good one" -Abraham Lincoln-

José Pablo Arce

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"The future is unwritten” -Joe Strummer-.

Ismene Arroyo

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"Las Grandes Mentes discuten las ideas; las mentes promedio discuten los acontecimientos; las mentes pequeñas discuten con las personas." -Eleanor Roosevelt-

Andrés Montejo

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“Be impeccable with your word. Don't take anything personally. Don't make assumptions. Always do your best.” - Don Miguel Ruiz
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José María Pacheco

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"If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses" -Henry Ford-

Raquel Moya Sánchez

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"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value" -Albert Einstein-.

Mariana Castro Sotela

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"When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt" -Henry J. Kaiser-.

Roberto Castillo Pacheco

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"Focus on consequences, not on probability" -Nassim Nicholas Taleb-.

Carolina Arguello Bogantes

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“La vida es un 10% lo que te ocurre y un 90% cómo respondes” -Charles R. Swindoll-.

Javier Montejo Calvo

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“The first step is to establish that something is possible then probability will occur.” -Elon Musk-.

Luis Jeancarlo Angulo

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“Siempre parece imposible hasta que se hace -Nelson Mandela-.

Marilyn Carvajal

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“El primer paso es establecer que algo es posible; entonces la probabilidad ocurrirá -Elon Musk-.

Alejandra Salazar Blanco

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“Imposible significa que aún no se ha encontrado la solución” -Henry Ford-.

Sonia Aragón Muñoz

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"Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality” -Nikos Kazantzakis-.

Jaime Jiménez Umaña

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“¿Por qué encajar cuando naciste para sobresalir?.” -Dr Seuss-

Andrea Rojas

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"Vale más vivir y morir de una vez, que no languidecer cada día en nuestra habitación bajo el pretexto de preservarnos." -Robert Louis Stevenson-

Nidia Zúñiga González

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"Somos lo que hacemos cada día. De modo que la excelencia no es un acto, sino un hábito" -Aristóteles-

Pablo González Montoya

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"Dame un lugar firme para apoyarme y moveré el mundo" -Arquimides-.

Andrea Martín Jiménez

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"Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up”. -Stephen Hawking-

Arnoldo Acuña

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"If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward." -Martin Luther King-.

Erika Barrantes Ramírez


“Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.” Ernest Hemingway
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Jorge Asensio

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“Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential” -Winston Churchill-

Gabriel Pallarés

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“If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside.” -Ronald Reagan-

Estuardo Gamalero

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" Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm". Abraham Lincoln

Jorge Asensio

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“Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential” -Winston Churchill-

Gabriel Pallarés

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“If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside.” -Ronald Reagan-

Estuardo Gamalero

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" Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm". Abraham Lincoln
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Alejandro Faillace

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“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” Mahatma Gandhi 

Alejandro Solares Solares

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"Being honest may not give you many friends, but it will give you the right friends." Jonh Lennon

Alex Florián

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"Being good is easy, the difficult thing is to be fair."-Victor Hugo

Carlos Gándara

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Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Vince Lombardi

Claudia Pontaza

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“Somos lo que hacemos día a día. De modo que la excelencia no es sólo un acto sino un hábito.” Aristóteles.

Dinora Ceijas

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"The mind is like a parachute… It only works if we keep it open. …" -Albert Einstein

Evelyn Chavarría

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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure. – Colin Powell

Kimberly Vargas

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“Genius is 1% talent and 99% hard work” - Albert Einstein-

Lester Meda

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“Creativity is seeing what everyone else sees, but then thinking a new thought that has never been thought before and expressing it somehow” –Neil deGrasse Tyson-

Luis Enrique Solares

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"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens" - Jimmy Hendrix

Marcelo Charnaud

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“The false is susceptible to an infinity of combinations, but the truth has only one way of being.” -Jean Jacques Rosseau

María Elena Vásquez

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If I made a commitment, I stood by that commitment - and try to make it real. Because when you become leaders, the most important thing you have is your word, your trust. – Michelle Obama

Marta Alonzo

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"When you lose, don't lose the lesson" - Dalai Lama.

Melanie Avea

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"Never give up on a dream. Just try to see the signs that take you to him" - Paulo Coelho

Melissa Morán

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"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work " -Aristoteles-
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Cecilia Bendeck


"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi-

Cecilia Bendeck


"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi-
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Eduardo Gutiérrez

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“The secret of getting ahead is getting started” Mark Twain

Andrés Cuadra

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Eduardo Gutiérrez

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“The secret of getting ahead is getting started” Mark Twain

Andrés Cuadra

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"Be the change you want to see in the world" -Mahatma Gandhi-
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Rafael E. Cañas

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"El buen liderazgo es el que inspira a hacerse seguir, sin necesidad de hacerse sentir..." Rafael E. Cañas.

Rafael E. Cañas

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"El buen liderazgo es el que inspira a hacerse seguir, sin necesidad de hacerse sentir..." Rafael E. Cañas.

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Regulatory Compliance

Specialized counseling in compliance and corporate governance: compliance verification, due diligence processes, anticorruption evaluation, corporate compliance planning and supervision, corporate risk prevention. We have vast experience in risk management and provide a specialized advisory focused on legal and regulatory compliance for regulated sectors, according to each applicable legislation.
Ethical investigations and installation of a proper system for Claim’s Management.
Counseling on the application and interpretation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Law.
Audits in compliance of administrative policies and Human Resources.
Preparation of ethical codes periodical revisions and support in the correct application by employees.
International norm counseling related to the FCPA Law and money laundering: constant updates and proper application.

• Registry of natural persons and/or corporations in compliance with Law 8204 and its bylaws.
• Elaboration of guidelines for legal compliance and manuals on compliance procedures for anti-money laundering.
• Due diligence preparation and elaboration of reports in order to comply with the resolution regarding the Registry of Transparency and Final Beneficiaries, to be made before the Central Bank.
• Corporate amendments to comply with the Corporate Governance Voluntary Code and other mandatory corporate governance guidelines; according to each specific entity and its business activity.
• Drafting of corporate governance codes.
• Elaboration of family protocols and all related matters to Family Planning and Family Offices.

Immigration

Processing and renewal of temporary residences in all categories, including family reunification.
Processing and renewal of permanent residences.
Processing of citizenship application.
Processing and renewal of work permits in all categories.
Updating of immigration status.

• Company registrations before the Immigration Department.
• Processing of immigration status certifications.
• Cancellation of immigration status.
• General consulting in immigration and relocation matters.

Project finance

Shareholder/sponsor agreements.
Engineering, procurement and construction contracts.
Operation and maintenance contracts.
Take-off, long-term sales, supply, hedging and throughput agreements.
Non-recourse and limited recourse guarantee structures.

• Inter-creditor agreements and syndicated loan structures.
• Project asset and cashflow based loan and investment vehicles.
• Securitization, options, derivatives and insurance structures for risk mitigation.

Intellectual Property

TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES & APPELLATIONS OF ORIGIN:
• Counseling.
• Prosecution of new trademarks or renewal of existing trademarks.
• Licensing.
• Opposition actions.
• Searches and investigations.
• Cancellation and nullification actions.
PATENTS & INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS:
• Prosecution.
• PCT filings.
• Technology transfer agreements and licenses.
• Opposition and cancellation actions.
COPYRIGHTS AND NEIGHBORING RIGHTS
• Counseling.

• Licensing.
• Copyright Office proceedings.
LITIGATION:
• Civil and criminal actions.
• Anti‐ counterfeit actions.
• Customs measures and proceedings.
Investigations.
• Anti‐trust and Competition Board proceedings.
• Consumer board proceedings.
PRODUCT REGISTRATION:
• Health registrations (pharmaceuticals, food products, medical equipment, cosmetics,
etc.).
• Agrochemical and additives.
• Food for animals.