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Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Latin America, 2nd Edition

Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Latin America, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN: 9781578232956
  • Published In: April 2020
  • Format: Loose-leaf , 1064 pages
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    Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Latin America - 2nd Edition provides coverage of the requirements for doing business and investing in 29 major countries in Latin America. The reports are prepared by local business practitioners and offer practical insights into issues relating to selection of type of entity for doing business, incentives, taxation, labor and employment, liabilities, and dispute resolution. Practical insights are offered on general conditions for conduct of business, business registrations, investment incentives, currency regulation, establishment of enterprises, principal business organizations, important considerations for choosing a form of business, formation of business procedures, acquisition of enterprises, acquisition of realty, guidelines for foreign transactions, import and export regulations, exchange controls, credit and security, taxation, customs regulation, competition law, intellectual property law, employment law, and banking law.

  • Anguilla

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Realty

    Taxation

    Customs Regulation

    Currency Regulation, Capital and Profit Transfer, and Investment Incentives

    Competition Law

    Intellectual Property Protection

    Employment Law

    Banking Law


    Argentina

    Introduction          

    Establishment of Enterprises       

    Acquisition of Enterprises       

    Acquisition of Realty        

    Taxation      

    Customs Regulation    

    Currency Regulation, Capital and Profit Transfer

    Investment Incentives

    Competition Law     

    Intellectual Property Protection   

    Employment Law      

    Banking Law      

     
    The Bahamas

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Realty 

    Taxation

    Customs Regulation

    Currency Regulation, Capital and Profit Transfer, and Investment Incentives 

    Intellectual Property Protection 

    Employment Law

    Banking Law

    Conclusion


    Barbados

    Introduction     

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Taxation

    Customs Regulations

    Currency Regulations and Investment Incentives

    Agency, Distributorship, and Franchising

    Competition Law 

    Consumer Protection and Product Liability

    Intellectual Property Protection

    Employment Law

    Shipping Law

    Banking Law


    Bermuda

    Introduction           

    Professional Services            

    International Business Vehicles   

    Typical International Business Transactions          

    Insurance and Reinsurance Companies         

    Bermuda Aircraft Registry       

    Intellectual Property      

    Commerce             

    Performing Arts     

    Property Transactions      

    Foreign Investment


    Bolivia

    Introduction  

    Codes and Main Legislation      

    Establishments and Corporations         

    Reorganization and Bankruptcy      

    Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and Checks         

    Conciliation and Arbitration          

    Investment Incentives, Competition Laws        

    Intellectual Property Protection         

    Banking Law            

    Taxation           

    Environmental Legislation            

    Customs Regulations        

    Labor Laws and Social Security     

    Other Relevant Civil and Commercial Law Issues       

    Courts and Judicial Organization         

    Criminal Code


    Brazil

    Introduction      

    Establishment of Enterprises       

    Forms of Investment      

    Acquisition of Real Estate

    Foreign Trade and Currency Exchange          

    Labor Law          

    Taxation           

    Legal Framework for Foreign Investment

     
    British Virgin Islands

    Introduction      

    Taxation        

    Customs Regulation       

    Currency Regulation Capital and Profit Transfer, Investment     

    Competition Laws 

    Intellectual Property Protection       

    Labor Law         

    Banking    


    Cayman Islands

    Current Climate for Foreign Business        

    The Legal System      

    Form of Enterprise for the Foreign Business Interest      

    Land         

    Off-Shore Business      

    Regulation of Foreign Business      

    Local Business       

    Regulatory Environment       

    Labor Aspects 
     

    Chile

    Introduction

    Foreign Investment

    Types of Business Organizations

    Foreign Exchange Regime

    Export and Import Regime

    Taxes

    Labor Law

    Social Security

     
    Colombia

    Introduction            

    Legal System      

    Establishing a Business     

    Commercial Entities       

    Business Entities Liquidation and Arrangements with Creditors    

    Regulation on Foreign Investment     

    Exchange Regulations      

    Imports and Exports       

    Contracts            

    Civil and Commercial Guarantees    

    State Contracts         

    Project Finance      

    Capital Markets      

    Taxes

    Exemption from Payroll Taxes and Contributions to Health

    Social and Labor Legislation    

    Environmental Law       

    Telecommunications        

    Intellectual Property Rights      

    Mergers and Acquisitions
     

    Costa Rica

    Introduction                  

    Establishment of Enterprise  

    Taxation             

    Industrial Incentives             

    Currency Exchange Regulations                

    Legal Residence        

    Banking Law


    Dominican Republic

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises   

    Acquisition of Realty

    Taxation       

    Distributorship

    Customs Regulations

    Currency Regulations, Capital and Profit Transfer, and Investment Incentives

    Competition Law

    Intellectual Property Protection

    Employment Law 

    Banking Law   

     

    Ecuador

    Introduction

    Incentives for Production           

    Obligations and Contracts        

    Agency          

    Commercial Activities          

    Trademarks         

    Patents on Inventions    

    Price and Quality Control     

    Commercial Companies     

    Taxes  

    Administration of Justice         

    Labor Law           

    Alienship, Migration and Diplomacy           

     

    El Salvador

    Business Organizations

    Contracts and Secured Transactions

    Property and Secured Interests

    Currency Control Regulations

    Import and Export

    Immigration

    Antitrust

    Foreign Investment

    Taxation

    Bankruptcy

    Employment

    Environmental Law

    Fishing Rights

    Financial System

    Energy and Telecommunications Laws

    Alien Acquisition of Real Estate

    Agency and Distribution

    Transportation Law

    Intellectual Property

    Dispute Resolution
     

    Guatemala

    Introduction                                                    

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Realty   

    Taxation        

    Customs Regulation

    Currency Regulations, Capital and Profit Transfer, and Investment Incentives

    Competition Law 

    Intellectual Property Protection

    Employment Law

    Banking Law

     

    Guyana

    Guyana in Profile     

    The Legal System          

    The Court System       

    International Relations    

    The Economy 

    Investment Framework      

    Starting Up a Business            

    Taxation     

    Employment Law         

    Intellectual Property Protection   

    Appendix I         

    Appendix II      

    Appendix III   

     

    Honduras

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Key Legal Aspects of a Commercial Company

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Realty

    Taxation

    Customs Regulation

    Currency Regulations, Capital and Profit Transfer, and Investment Incentives

    Competition Law

    Intellectual Property Protection

    Employment Law

    Banking Law

     
    Jamaica

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Banking Law

    Taxation

    Customs Regulation

    Investment

    Antitrust Law

    Intellectual Property Law

    Conclusion    

     

    Mexico

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Realty

    Taxation

    Customs Regulation

    Competition Law

    Currency Regulation, Capital and Profit Transfer, and Foreign Investment

    Intellectual Property Law

    Employment Law

    Litigation and Arbitration

    Conclusion


    Nicaragua

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Real Estate

    Taxation

    Customs Regulation

    Capital and Profit Transfer and Investment Incentives

    Competition Law

    Intellectual Property Law

    Employment Law

    Banking Law


    Panama

    Introduction

    Investment Principles and General Considerations                       

    Investment Framework    

    Direct Sales    

    Purchase by a Foreign Corporation of Business in Panama     

    Incorporation      

    Tax   

    Antitrust, Consumer Protection, and Unfair Trade Practices         

    Intellectual Property    

    Employment Law


    Paraguay

    Introduction 

    Forms of Enterprise   

    Banking       

    Labor Law        

    Social Security      

    Taxes

    Investment Incentives  

    Aliens    

    Foreign Exchange            

    Law of Contracts 

    Judiciary Power


    Peru

    Introduction

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Realty

    Taxation

    Custom Regulation

    Currency Regulations, Capital and Profit Transfer, and Investment Incentives

    Competition Law

    Intellectual Property

    Employment Law

    Banking Law 


    Trinidad and Tobago

    Introduction

    Investment Principles and General Considerations

    Forms of Direct Investment

    Establishment of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Enterprises

    Acquisition of Real Estate

    Agency, Distributorship, Leasing, and Franchise Arrangements

    Taxation

    Customs Regulation

    Investment Incentives

    Investor Protection in Bankruptcy Proceedings

    Intellectual Property Protection

    Labor Law

    Appendix: Useful Contact Information

     

    Turks and Caicos Islands

    Introduction                        

    Forms of Business Enterprise          

    Banks and Banking     

    Insurance      

    Intellectual Property     

    Business and Residence Requirements     

    Land Purchases          

    Customs, Foreign Trade, and Currency Exchange       

    Labor        

    Taxation     

     

    United States Virgin Islands

    Introduction             

    Government and Business      

    The Economy         

    The Legal System    

    Business Organizations      

    Taxation        

    Special Business Incentives           

    Appendix            

     

    Uruguay

    Introduction

    Labor Legislation

    Social Security

    Expatriates

    Types of Companies

    Corporations

    Branches

    Limited Liability Companies

    Other Types of Companies

    Foreign Investment

    Promotional Program

    Free Zones

    Exchange Control

    Taxes

     

    Venezuela

    Introduction           

    Foreign Investments    

    Debt for Equity Swaps     

    Transfer of Technology      

    Exclusion from Application of Foreign Investment and Transfer of Technology Regulations 

    Corporate Aspects    

    Labor Law              

    Taxation        

    Foreign Trade

  • About the Editor:

    Christian Campbell is a Member British Institute of International and Comparative Law (2007-). Admitted to New York State Bar (1992). LL.M. 1988 McGeorge School of Law (1987-88), Sacramento, California. LL.B. 1987 University of Edinburgh (1984-87), Scotland. B.A. Studies (Political Science) University of the Pacific (1982-84), Stockton, California. Reifezeugnis (Austrian Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 1982, Bundesrealgymnasium (1977-82), Salzburg, Austria. Founder and Co-Director 2007- FDI Moot, Law Student Competition for Investor-State Arbitration (www.fdimoot.org). Adjunct Professor of Law 2003- Juris Doctorate Program, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Mass.

     

    About the General Editor:

    Professor Dennis Campbell is the Director of the Center for International Legal Studies (CILS) in Salzburg, Austria, and teaches as an adjunct Professor at Suffolk University Law School. He is the former Director of International Programs and Professor of Law at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He has lectured at Stockholm University, Helsinki University, Salzburg University, National University of Taiwan, Warsaw University, and Jagiellonian University. He is a member of the New York State Bar and the Iowa State Bar and is a former Assistant Secretary of the California State Senate.

    The Center for International Legal Studies promotes the dissemination of information among members of the international legal community, through research and publication projects, post-graduate and professional training programs, and academic seminars, professional symposia and continuing legal education conferences. Nearly 5,000 lawyers worldwide have been designated as Fellows of the CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL LEGAL STUDIES in recognition of their contributions to its programs. The Center provides observers on a regular basis at meetings of UNCITRAL and its Working Groups in Vienna and New York.

     

    Contributors Include:

    Jean M. Dyer, Keithley Lake & Associates, Anguilla

    Mario Eduardo Castro Sammartino, Castro Sammartino & Pierini, Argentina

    Peter D. Maynard, Peter D. Maynard & Company, The Bahamas

    Trevor A. Carmichael, Chancery Chambers, Barbados

    John Milligan-Whyte, Milligan-Whyte & Smith, Bermuda

    Fernando Aguirre B, Bufete Aguirre Soc Civ, Bolivia

    Durval de Noronha Goyos, Jr., Noronha Advogados, Brazil

    John Carrington, McW Todman & Co, British Virgin Islands

    Peter S G Stafford, Hunter & Hunter, Cayman Islands

    Arturo Yrarrázaval C and Gerardo Ovalle M., Yrarrázaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Goldenberg, Lagos & Silva, Chile

    Business Law Department and Trademark of Copyright Department, Cavelier Abogados, Colombia

    Humberto Pacheco A., Pacheco Coto, Costa Rica

    Juan Manuel Cáceres, Troncoso Y Cáceres, Dominican Republic

    Rodrigo Crespo F, Crespo Abogados, Ecuador

    Ricardo A. Cevallos Cortez, Consortium Centro América Abogados, El Salvador

    Juan Carlos Castillo Chacón, Aguilar Castillo Love, Guatemala

    Jennifer Branche c/o International Labour Organisation, Route des Morillons, 4, Guyana

    Marielena Ulloa de Pineda, Ulloa y Asociados, Honduras

    Lorna Phillips, Nicholson Phillips, Jamaica

    Luis Omar Guerrero R. and Federico de Noriega O., Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa, S.C., Mexico

    Thelma Carrion, Aguilar Castillo Love, Nicaragua

    Julio C Contreras III, Arosemena Noriega & Contreras, Panama

    Juan B Fiorio and Marcelo Alvarado, Fiorio, Cardozo & Alvarado, Paraguay

    Mateo Amico, Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano Abogados, Peru

    Timothy T Hamel-Smith, M Hamel-Smith & Co, Trinidad and Tobago

    Norman B Saunders, Saunders & Co, The Turks and Caicos Islands

    George CJ Moore, Attorney & Barrister, The Turks and Caicos Islands

    Kevin F D' Amour, Pepper Hamilton LLP, United States Virgin Islands

    Andres Liivak, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay LLP, United States Virgin Islands

    Nicolás Juan, Guyer & Regulesm. Uruguay

    Moritz J Eiris B and Luis M Sanchez-Covisa, Eiris, Leáñez & Adrián, Venezuela

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