MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Corporate & Business: The firm’s wide range of services includes incorporation, dissolution and liquidation, and more complex corporate transactions, including corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint-ventures.
Banking, Finance & Stock Market: The scope of services extends to consulting and negotiation services to secure credit, mortgages, commercial loans, specialised operations such as leasing and factoring, and the public or private placement of stock.
Energy: The firm advises clients in all phases of government regulatory approvals and administrative matters, as well as in the negotiation and drafting of power purchase agreements and framework agreements for the improvement of the energy sector.
Immigration: The firm offers different services to foreigners that wish to legalise their immigration status: application of residence permits –investment, provisional or permanent, naturalisation process, establishment the domicile of legal entities, and permits for minors to travel internationally.
Mining: The firm has advised clients in the regulatory requirements, from the granting of concessions for exploration and for exploitation purposes, as well as commercial and contractual aspects related to project financing and exploitation of mineral deposits in the Dominican Republic.
Due Diligence & Licitations: The firm has been involved in due diligence processes of high-level international offices for the acquisition and capitalisation of companies in multiples sectors, banking, oil, electric, tourism, agriculture, and insurance, among others.
Foreign Investment: The firm’s interventions are preventive and remedial on commercial, corporate, fiscal and monetary law, and on specialised laws that may have an impact on their operations, such as free zones, banks, finances and related services.
Environmental: The firm’s lawyers counsel domestic and foreign clients in international environment law, the research and analysis of potential environmental regulatory matters, administrative litigation on environmental matters, the study of environment regulations and laws, processes and obtaining environment licenses and permits.
Casinos & Gaming: The legal advice the firm provides goes beyond securing the license for the operation and management of casinos and other gambling facilities and include all what relates to the daily operation of these establishments.
Real Estate Property: The firm has recognised experience on real estate transactions. The firm provides legal assistance on matters related to property rights, including demarcations, mergers, constitution of condominiums, and rights of access regimes.
Litigation: The firm has always had an active litigation team that effectively represents matters of civil nature, commercial, fiscal, administrative, constitutional, among others. The firm’s Senior Partner Gustavo Biaggi Pumarol, has been recognised by the important publication of Chambers Latin American, as a lawyer also versatile in practice and in practice corporate litigation.
Alternative Dispute Resolution: The team of lawyers includes experienced arbitrators, some of them since the founding of the most important Arbitration Centre of Santo Domingo. Also, the firm represents local and international clients in important domestic and international disputes.
Tax: The firm has specialised expertise to provide its clients the information and advice required to properly prepare their business fiscal planning, to timely comply with its fiscal obligations, and to fully and effectively exercise all the rights granted by the law to taxpayers.
Telecommunications: The firm represents telecommunications companies operating in the Dominican Republic. The firm’s services comprise all legal and regulatory aspects of an open competitive market.
Family: Firm has also considerable experience in all matters involving child custody, adoption, guardians of minors, wills, donations, and estates, corporate and property finances.
LANGUAGES: English, French, Italian, Spanish.
The firm’s international clients mainly come from Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Asia, Italy, Latin America and the US, and include pharmaceutical, fashion houses, telecommunications, banking and finance, tourism, electricity, oil and gas industry, shipping and transport companies.