September 13, 2018


Our partner, Alberto Fernández-López, was one of the invited speakers at the International Workshop «Valuation of Damages in Construction Disputes», which took place today in Panama City. The event was organized by CESCON, a dispute resolution center based in Panama.

August 24, 2018


BTA Legal is co-sponsoring the forum «The voluntary and non-binding character of mediation clauses in Costa Rica,» to be held in San José on September 11. The event is organized by the ICC Young Arbitrators Group. Our partner, Alberto Fernández-López, is one of the invited speakers.

August 11, 2018


The National Banking Congress organized by the National Banking Association took place in San José on August 8-10. Our partner, Alan Thompson, attended the event. Alan has been invited as professor and lecturer in numerous courses and seminars organized by the National Banking Association. Disruptive technologies, digital banking, financial inclusion, consumer protection, and challenges in transparency and anti-corruption were among the main topics discussed at this Congress.

May 29, 2018


Our partner, Alberto Fernández-López, was appointed Vice President of the Arbitration Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce-Costa Rica.

April 22, 2018


The Harvard Law School 2018 Spring Reunion took place at the Law School campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 20-22. Our partner, Alan Thompson (LLM ’88), attended the event along with many other prominent colleagues from the United States and abroad.

January 31, 2018

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Our partner, Alberto Fernández-López, delivered a presentation on FIDIC contracts and Dispute Boards today at a training seminar organized by the Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica.

December 15, 2017


Our partner, Alan Thompson, who teaches post-graduate courses on competition and international contracts at Lead University, a prestigious private university in San Jose, attended the graduation ceremony of the first class of the Master in Trade and International Markets program. Laura Chinchilla, former President of Costa Rica, was the main speaker at the event.

December 8, 2017


BTA Legal was announced as one of the sponsors of the IX International Arbitration Congress, «Arbitration, Infrastructure and Development», organized by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), which will take place in San José, Costa Rica, on 7-9 March, 2018.

November 30, 2017


A forum was held today on the challenges Costa Rica faces to modernize its competition legal framework following OECD recommendations. The forum was organized by the Costa Rican Congress and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Members of Congress, high-ranking government officials and experts from international organizations attended. Our partner, Alan Thompson, was one of the invited speakers and delivered a presentation on the scope of competition law exemptions in Costa Rica.

November 9, 2017


The First Congress on Personal Data Protection, «Towards a new culture on the protection of personal data,» is taking place at the National Registrar Auditorium in San José, Costa Rica, on 8-9 November. This congress is organized by the Costa Rican Data Protection Agency (PRODHAB). Our partner, Alan Thompson, was invited as one of the main speakers in a discussion panel on adherence to international standards on personal data transfers.

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