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Authorized Economic Operator workshop held for Latam region

By Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados - 11/08/2022

An On-line pre-Accreditation Workshop for Spanish-speaking experts on Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) from the Americas and Caribbean Region was held with the support of the Korea Customs Cooperation Fund.

The workshop was organized due to the increasing needs of World Customs Organization members for capacity building support for the development and enhancement of AEO programme implementation and Mutual Recognition Arrangement/Agreement (MRA) negotiation, particularly from Spanish-speaking members.

The goal was to set up a pool of Spanish-speaking advisors capable of independently capacity building missions in the field of AEO. Participants from Nicaragua, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and the United States worked intensively and demonstrated their knowledge and skills. Moreover, the workshop served as a forum for sharing knowledge and experience, as well as discussing challenges and solutions on various topics around AEO implementation.

By Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados - 11/08/2022
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Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados

The Law Firm, specialized in the field of Intellectual Property, formerly known as Henry Caldera & Henry Caldera-Pallais, was founded in 1907 by Mr. Henry Caldera, as part of a three-way operation consisting also of the import and retail of goods. With time, these three operations became separate enterprises. That same year, and through the efforts of Mr. Caldera, Nicaragua had its first Trademark Law.

In the late 1930’s, Mr. Caldera’s older son, Henry Caldera-Pallais, after obtaining a Law degree in Nicaragua, furthered his studies in the University of Michigan, where he graduated to become a U.S. Registered Patent Agent. During his stay in the United States, he gained experience working with the New York firm of Lagner, Parry, Card and Largner. In the late 1940’s, Mr. Caldera-Pallais returned to Nicaragua to take charge of the Law Firm, which became known as Henry Caldera & Henry Caldera-Pallais.