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 Account Tax Compliance Act - Panama
Provided by Beitia-Carrillo Consultores & Asociados
In 2014, essentially all the financial institutions operating in Panama will be required to submit information to the United States (IRS) authorities, concerning “American citizen” in Panama.
- Overview of Cayman Islands Law Governing Hedge Funds – Q&A
Provided by Loeb Smith & Brady
The primary legislation regulating hedge funds in the Cayman Islands is the Mutual Funds Law (As Revised) (the “Funds Law”) and accompanying regulations, including the Retail Mutual Funds (Japan) Regulations (2007 Revision, as amended) which generally apply to investment funds licensed under the Funds Law (licensed funds) where the securities are marketed to the public in Japan.
- Structuring Shareholders’ Agreements to Maintain Healthy Business Relationships
Provided by Yualande Christopher & Associates
When persons get together to start a business, they generally share a common vision and goal for the business. However, as the journey progresses, the expectations, ambitions and even commitment of the individual shareholders tend to diverge.
- Dominican Republic Limited Liability Companies
Provided by Arthur & Castillo
Usually the commercial entities in the Dominican Republic are incorporated as a Limited Liability Company or Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (S.R.L.).
- A Battle with the Vatican - Peru
Provided by Estudio Delion SRL
A case that captured the attention of many Peruvian university students was the prohibition of the words ‘pontifical’ and ‘Catholic’ in the name of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) by the Vatican.
- How to Incorporate in Panama
Provided by Abogados Lombardi Aguilar Group
Panamanian corporations may be organized by two or more elderly (who may be Panamanian or foreign) as well as legal entities, for any purpose (lawful) for which the incorporators subscribe at least one share each (they are considered shareholders), the authorized capital stock of the corporation in training
- Permanent Residency Option for Applicants under Specific Labor Programs - Panama
Provided by Pardini & Associates
Any applicant hired by a company within the 10% of the Panamanian payroll or 15% (Technicians) will be entitled to opt for a permanent residency status as long as the process is completed.
- Real Estate Purchase Process in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Provided by Kier Joffe Law Firm
Buying property in Argentina as a foreigner is legally straightforward
- Get your Attorney Working with Your Designers B&R Tips
Provided by B&R Latin America IP
A common issue when providing legal representation and advice to start-ups and entrepreneurs is to find trademarks that were not created taking into account the legal side of the trademark’s wording and design.
- Litigation in Dominican Republic
Provided by Mesa & Mesa Law Firm
The system of civil and commercial liability in Dominican Republic is based on the French Civil Code of 1804. The litigious process is an adaptation of 19th Century French civil procedure legislation with a certain number of updates and modifications.