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World Intellectual Property

We celebrate the World Intellectual Property (IP) Day on April 26. In commemoration, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held its celebrations around the "Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity" subject.

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Customs and tax updates

The Ministry of Economy of Guatemala announced that at the beginning of April of 2023, a new measure for intra-regional trade will be implemented. The charge for the transmission of the Single Central American Declaration (DUCA)[1], specifically the DUCA-F, will now be US$ 3.00

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Elections are Underway

The Guatemalan Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) published the Decree 1-2023, in which it summoned the citizens of all the electoral districts of the country to participate in the General Elections.

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Guatemala: Investment Opportunities in Electric Mobility

The opportunities to invest in renewable energy are increasing in Guatemala. Besides being a good business opportunity, they are good for the environment. If you are interested in investing in charging stations for electric vehicles in the country, this information is for you.

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The Importance of Women in Society

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th. This is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the ongoing struggle for gender equality, equity, justice, peace, and development for women. It serves as a focal point for action to promote women's rights and to celebrate their significant contributions to society, the economy, politics, community, academia, and daily life.

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Trends and investment opportunities in the energy sector

In February we attended the conference: "Renpower Central America and the Caribbean", where we learned about new trends in the region's energy and renewable energy markets, the challenges facing the countries, several investment opportunities, and news updates.

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Corruption Perception Index 2022

The CPI is the world's leading corruption ranking. The scores are calculated based on at least three data sources, provided by various prestigious institutions, such as the World Bank and the World Economic Forum, amongst others.

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Corn Import Tariff Exemption

The impact of the international situation has not only been reflected in the availability of basic grains, but also in products such as fertilizer, natural gas, consumer goods, oil and other fuels, amongst others.

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Environmental Compliance: Extension to Process Environmental Instruments

An extraordinary 22-month extension was granted on December 2, 2022, so that the already existing projects, constructions, industries, or activities that produce changes to the environments may present the corrective environmental instrument. The new deadline is September 27, 2024. Furthermore, it was also extended to the same date the term to obtain the environmental license.

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Minimum Wage 2023

On December 23, 2022, Governmental Agreement No. 353-2022 was published, which set the minimum wage for economic activities for the year 2023,

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Principles that Protect the Taxpayer

These principles are the guarantees that the citizens have against the arbitrariness of the State when decreeing ordinary and extraordinary taxes, excise taxes and special contributions, or when interpreting the application of the rules that regulate them.

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Judicial default: a crisis in the entire Justice system

Judicial delay is the failure to meet legal deadlines, which contradicts the right to be judged in a reasonable time. This implies that the work in the courts accumulates, its staff is overloaded, and, therefore, delays justice, for months, or in some cases, for years.

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Three keys to understanding the Opportunity Criteria

What happens when an individual or legal entity commits a crime? Does it have to face the traditional criminal process, or are there alternative measures to de-judicialize it? Today we share with you an interesting solution: the Opportunity Criteria. Here are three keys to understand it.

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