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CALA Attorneys & Counselors at Law provied Pro-Bono services to PILnet Fundation: The Global Network for Public Interest Law

CALA Attorneys & Conuselors at Law provided pro-bono assistance to PILnet organization: The Global Network for Public Interest Law through the TrustLaw program of Thomson Reuters Foundation in coordination with privilege Law Firms in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama and Puerto Rico.

PILnet is a global organization that works as a network for public law, creating and developing programs in Europe, Eurasia, Asia, and the rest of the world, through alliances with legal professionals and civil society organization to address global challenges in order to build fair, equitable and sustainable societies. 

The PILnet Organism, DLA Piper and The European Center for Non-for-Profit Law (ECNL) developed a worldwide legal guide about creation and good practices of Non-profit Organizations that wish to move their operations to other countries, or open new organizations abroad.

This project, in which we have provided pro bono legal assistance, has as its main objective to strengthen resilience and autonomy of organizations by providing and easy-to-access environment and creating a user-friendly digital platform for the registration of such organizations worldwild.

It is important to mention that this project was launched at Pilnet 2022 Global Forum in Dublin and since then 35 jurisdictions are available in the global guide, in which we have provided assistance, as part of our social commitment. To this date, many of Latin American Countries had not been included in this project, which will be of great benefit to all organizations interested to starting or continuing working in the region.

We would like to acknowledge the direct participation and commitment of our partner Heydi Carolina Sequeira Herrera, and our Legal Assistant Kevin Salvador Corrales Machado, who reviewed and drafted the form that will be used by any international organization interested in starting or continuing operations in Nicaragua.