We are experts in structuring, preparing and negotiating commercial contracts. We are a firm with global perspective and deep knowledge of Colombian legislation. We advise multinationals in the incorporation of their subsidiaries and branches in Colombia, as well as in the registration of their foreign investments in the country. Likewise, we provide commercial legal advice to multinationals in the ordinary course of their businesses in Colombia.
We specialize in mergers and acquisitions, conducting sophisticated and complex operations that involve multiple jurisdictions, such as spin-offs, acquisitions of company assets and business lines, joint ventures and other alliances, as well as acquisitions and mergers in different jurisdictions, and acquisitions derived from restructuring processes. We also have extensive experience in business integration procedures before the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce, derived, among others, from mergers and acquisitions transactions.
From strategic advice related to business structures, to their negotiation and implementation, we are trained to provide legal services to local and foreign banks, financial advisors, investment funds and other financial entities, as well as to borrowers, related to financial products such as syndicated loans, acquisition financing, private and public finances, project finance, capital markets, advice on financial regulation issues, and acquisition of risky financial assets.
and Hospitality Law
We render advice to our clients in all matters related to the acquisition of real estate for the development of commercial, housing, hotel, infrastructure and / or mixed types of real estate; as well as in the structuring and incorporation of legal vehicles for the management of capital resources through direct investment or debt.
and Exchange Regulation
We offer legal advice to our clients on matters regulated by exchange regulations, including foreign investment in Colombia, Colombian investment abroad, foreign debt operations, imports and exports, the transfer of shares between foreign investors and, overall, any transaction that is subject to the applicable foreign exchange control regulations.
We are able to advise our clients on all labor matters that companies require when undertaking their activities. We assist in matters of individual or collective labor law, compensation, termination of labor relations, benefits, stock plans, executive compensation, immigration matters and litigation, among others. Our team always seeks to minimize occupational risks without losing sight of the practicality and flexibility that companies require.
We advise national and multinational companies in the development of their advertising and promotional campaigns, training members of their marketing departments in the correct implementation of consumer regulation, and representing them in administrative proceedings carried out by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce, as well as in traditional courts of law.
We advise and accompany local and multinational companies that collect and use personal data of a different nature, such as financial data, health-related, biometrics, among others. We make sure that our clients’ businesses comply with the applicable regulation, development of privacy policies and authorizations, registration of databases, transmission and transfer of data abroad, protection actions and representation in administrative sanctioning processes and before courts of law.
Counseling on tax matters is subject to constant legislative changes. We are highly efficient in interpreting, structuring and negotiating our clients’ transactions to maximize tax benefits and minimize costs. Our lawyers have represented Colombian and foreign clients during auditing and inspection processes before the tax authorities, and as attorneys in judicial and administrative tax proceedings in Colombia.
Venture capital and startups
Our extensive experience and knowledge in commercial law allows us to advise startups in the establishment of their operations by providing strategic legal advice to its founders and shareholders. We also provide legal assistance in structuring and negotiating the resources obtained through investors, from all stages between seed investment to exits.
We offer our clients comprehensive advice on immigration law with both a practical and preventive approach, analyzing the regulatory and institutional needs required for these matters. We are also able to guide and assist in applications to obtain permits and visas applicable to workers of our clients, foreign investors, among others.