Preparing for CAFTA-DR: The Need of Commercial Law Reform in Central America


This article explores the policies, laws and institutions that may prevent Central American States from exploiting the opportunities provided by the CAFTA-DR. In that sense, we examine several of the legal factors that appear to be important in determining economic growth as they apply to the commercial legal conditions of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.


Business Organizations Law | Comparative and Foreign Law | Contracts | International Law | Property Law and Real Estate

Date of this Version

November 2005