Legal advice on business transactions, customs; international commercial treaties signed on by the countries of the Andean Region; Foreign Exchange; International Investment; contracts; tax and prevention of money laundering, among other aspect.
Complete analysis of business operations of international trade in order to improve the supply chain and the cash flow of companies always under a full legal compliance scenario (e.g free trade zones, inward duty relief, customs warehouses, temporary imports & exports, tolling, Draw-back, VAT devolutions, transactions between affiliated entities, off shore operations, among others)..
Contrats & international documents
Elaboration and review of contracts and documents related to international transactions of goods and services (e.g. Distribution, Toll manufacturing, Sale, Representation, Letters of Credits, International Commercial Invoices, provision of services, among others).
Free Trade Shopping
Analysis of exports of goods from the international treaty perspective. With this service, duties and indirect taxes generated from the importation of certain inputs in certain jurisdictions may be reduced through the evaluation of commercial treaties that offer lower tariffs. In addition, the FTS product intends to analyze the possibility to develop the “product in process” system within a specific supply chain in different countries
Customs and Foreign Exchange Compliance
Customs and/o r Foreign Exchange Diagnostics on the level of fulfillment of the existing customs, international trade & foreign Exchange regulations.
Practice in Colombia in matters related to tax, foreign exchange, international investment, international trade and customs toward the control authorities and the courts. Advice and legal representation in comercial, civil, labour and special legal civil-right actions for individuals and groups (“tutelas, acciones populares y de grupo”).With respect to the other Andean countries, this service is carried out along with trade lawyers who are part of our team and authorized to litigate in the jurisdictions where they practice.
Prevention of money laundering:
Development of risk management manuals against money laundering and terrorism financing, training, updates to official control agencies reports. Comprehensive legal advice for money laundering cases. Advice and legal representation in the United States for exclusion of companies and individuals in the OFAC (Clinton) list.