Law Firms, Lawyers in Latin America and the Caribbean
Law Firms and Their Lawyers in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean Legal Articles
- Foreign Companies in Ecuador
Provided by Sanchez & Barriga Abogados
Foreign companies wishing to open a branch in Ecuador, should be incorporated in their country of origin as a trading company, may be of limited liability or a Inc and consider the following issues.
- Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
Provided by Beitia-Carrillo Consultores & Asociados
Firstly, is important to understand the cause of money laundry crime. Usually, is related to drugs traffic, terrorism, trafficking of humans, others international crimes. In 1989, the group of seven (G-7), composed in those days by Italy, United Kingdom, France, Canada, United States, West Germany and Japan, create Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
- The Main Advantages for Clients of Using Cayman Islands Corporate Structures
Provided by Loeb Smith
What is the single most important advantage that Cayman Islands corporate structures provides to clients?
- Real Estate in Costa Rica
Provided by ERP Lawyers & Associates
Due to the financial crisis in the US in 2008, Costa Rica was seriously affected in the real estate field, because most of the people that were buying properties, mainly in the Pacific and Caribbean area, were coming from the U.S.A. and some other foreign countries. However, since 2012 Costa Rica has been experiencing a new growth in real estate.
- How Much Should You Pay for a Patent Application in Chile?
Provided by B&R Latin America IP LLC
Despite slight increases in Official Fees, Chile continues to be cheaper than the average of the region.
- Commercial Disputes: When Discussions before Arbitration are Required
Provided by Parris Whittaker, Attorney at Law
A salutary lesson has emerged from the English Commercial Court - that contractual parties involved in a dispute must discuss the issues before arbitration.
- Consensual Judicial or Litigious Divorce, Sharing of Assets, Inheritance in Brazil
Provided by Alves Jacob Law Firm
Rights in a possible process of Divorce. Sharing of assets. Custody of the minor child. Permanent visa in Brazil.
- Guide to Set up and Maintain a Company in Argentina
Provided by Castro Sammartino & Pierini
Regardless the business field of the investment, there are certain general steps to start a business in Argentina and to keep it in a legal good standing. Following, we will set forth a general guide aimed as reference for those wishing to do or already doing business in Argentina. The guide describes the formation process of a Sociedad Anónima (or SA) for being this vehicle the most suitable one to channel foreign investments.
- Malta Individual Investor Program – Facilitating Citizenship Through Investment in the Republic of Malta
Provided by Mossack Fonseca & Co.
The Republic of Malta allows investors to apply for citizenship, with all of its advantages. Acquiring Maltese citizenship also confers the benefits of European Union citizenship, since Malta has been a member of the European Union since 2004. Maltese citizenship also provides a visa exemption to more than 160 countries around the world, including the U.S.A.
- Argentina: Tax Havens - Publication of the List of Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Transparency Purposes
Provided by García Menéndez - Attorneys at Law
The National Tax Authority (“AFIP”) published today in its “web” site the list of countries, jurisdictions, territories, states and special tax regimes which qualify as cooperative for tax transparency purposes (the “Cooperative Jurisdiction List”).