Dec 2014. Soley Saborio & Asociados continues to support scientific research


Last December 8, Universidad de Ciencias Médicas (UCIMED) inaugurated the first Biomedical Research Institute, once the new law regulating this kind of activity was enacted. One of the participants at the event was our partner Emilia Saborío Pozuelo, who leads the professional practice of our law firm in scientific research.

Ms. Saborío delivered the main speech at the inauguration of the new institute, acknowledging the great contribution of UCIMED to the rebirth of this activity, and stressing the core concepts of the new regulation in order to inform the audience. 



Nov 2014. Radio Spectrum Forums Point the Way for the Telecommunications Sector


Soley, Saborio & Asociados, as part of their ongoing support for AMCHAM (the Costa Rican- American Chamber of Commerce), has actively participated in the organization and direction of two important conferences in recent weeks - a Mobility Forum, held as part of EXPO-TELECOM edition VI, and the IIConference for Efficient Spectrum Use, organized by AMCHAM.

development of this market, which without a doubt impacts on all sectors of the economy (including education, innovation, government and productive sectors.) 


Set 2014. For a third consecutive year: Soley, Saborío & Asociados ranked as the best "Telecoms, Media, Technology" (TMT) Firm

   It is for all the members of Soley, Saborio & Associates a great honor to announce that our firm was chosen as the best-ranked firm in Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT)  for the third year in a row. This selection made by the prestigious rating agency of law  firms, Chambers and Partners (C&P), falls once more in our efficient team of  professionals, who have achieved this prestigious recognition since 2013, time from which this legal area started to be evaluated in Costa Rica.

   We want to take advantage of this important moment to thank our clients for the trust set on our team, since their comments and gratings both honor and commit us to keep offering our best professional service. 


Aug. 2014. Participation in Latin Lawyer - 2014 Edition. Telecoms & Media Chapter - Costa Rica


For the third consecutive year, the specialized publication "Latin Lawyer Reference" incorporated the opinion from our firm Soley, Saborio & Asociados as part of Costa Rica’s "Telecoms & Media" chapter for the 2014 edition. This new release provides an interesting update and further expansion on many topics of great relevance for the telecommunications sector today; which year after year continues to demonstrate its continued development and accelerated evolution. We invite you to consult the Telecoms & Media - Costa Rica chapter, contributed by our Firm for Latin Lawyer Reference - 2014 Edition, through the following link: http://latinlawyer.com/reference/topics/58/jurisdictions/9/costa-rica/

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Jul 2014. Government Still Intends to Open Bid of Radio-Electrical Spectrum for IMT Services




According to statements of the Vice-Minister for Telecommunications, Allan Ruiz, The Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) still intends to put out to tender the radio-electrical spectrum during the new Government term. According to the timetable, an instruction is foreseen for starting tender procedures for bids in the radio-electrical spectrum during the second half of 2014. The Executive will auction frequency blocks in the bands of  900Mhz (40MHz), 1800 MHz (40 MHz) and 1900/2100 MHz (30MHz).



May 2014. Fighting Illegal Trade is Declared a Matter of Public Interest


Last May 20, Executive Order N° 38410 was published, declaring that fighting illegal trade is a matter of public interest. This decree is a major response by the Government to the increase, in recent years, in the amounts of forged and smuggled products that have been confiscated, mainly cigarettes and medicines, as well as the high percentage of alcohol contraband, and the consequences of illegal trade related to tax fraud, impacting the country’s security, health and competitiveness given the existence of clear evidence that this scourge discourages the attraction of formal investment.