Mauricio LaraBitcoin Finance Expert
Areas of expertise
- Legal Consulting
- Blockchain Specialist
- InterTax Consulting
- Crypto Currency Advisor
- ML – University of Costa Rica
- Ms. – Notory Public Law
- Cert. – Financial Crimes Specialist
Mr. Lara is a Costa Rican attorney authorized to practice law in the Republic of Costa Rica. He specializes in providing legal consulting in international tax planning for individuals and companies from Latin America investing in the US and US individuals and companies investing in Latin America. He is a member and partner of Inter Tax a legal and accounting services firm with offices in Weston, Brickell and Orlando, FL and San Jose, Costa Rica.
Mr. Lara’s participation in lnterTax provides him with ample experience on both US tax compliance regulations as well as tax compliance and business structuring for foreign investments in Latin America by these US persons. He has been advising crypto businesses since early 2014.
He has been invited as a speaker to multiple conferences regarding banking, digital payments, cryptocurrencies and regulation for crypto related businesses and compliance in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and the US. His paper: ‘The Last Decade of Cash” was presented in October of 2014 at the International Information Technology Forum held in San Jose, Costa Rica by the Costa Rican Bar Association.
Mr. Lara is a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also is a Certified Financial Crimes Specialist by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialist (www.acfcs.org) a leading authority in compliance and financial regulation.
He holds a graduate degree in law from the University of Costa Rica and a specialization in Notary Public Law from Universidad Latina, being authorized to act as a Notary Public in Costa Rica.