Eduardo Ramírez, an Special Counsel for BLP in San Jose, Costa Rica. Specializing in Banking & Finance, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance, Public Law, Administrative Contracting & Economic Regulation. With over 30 years of experience, he has worked in institutions such as the Property Registry, the Office of the Comptroller General, and the Bank of Costa Rica. At the Bank of Costa Rica, Eduardo served as General Manager and Corporate Legal Director of the BCR Financial Conglomerate for over 20 years.

  • Banking & Finance 
  • Antimoney Laundering Compliance 
  • Public Law, Public Procurement & Regulation 


  • Executive Program “Banking Contracts”, IE Business School, Madrid, 2004
  • Administration for Lawyers, Yale University, 2008.
  • Legal Issues of International Business, Georgetown University, INCAE Business School, United States, Costa Rica, 2007.
  • Law degree, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica, 1985.


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Latin American Federation of Banks (FELABAN): Member and titular representative of Costa Rica on the Legal Committee
  • Costa Rica Bar Association: Member of the Banking Commission
  • Formerly represented BCR at the Chamber of Banks and Financial Institutions of Costa Rica
  • Formerly represented BCR at the Costa Rican Banking Association
  • BLP advised the Costa Rican Chamber of Banks and Financial Institutions on all regulatory and public law matters and constitutional litigation.
  • BLP advises on administrative contracting related to public works infrastructures, such as supervision of the Route 1 national highway and public works trusts: construction of the Legislative Assembly, UCR buildings, Judicial Branch, as well as all kinds of commercial trusts, guarantees, syndicated financing, credit participations, etc.
  • BLP counsels the Development Banking System and, in general, various financial institutions.