International Commerce and Free Trade Agreements
Pellerano & Herrera provides comprehensive advice on matters related to the establishment of a foreign or domestic company in the Dominican Republic, including the identification of the recommended corporate vehicle and its incorporation, the different licenses and permits required for operating, and clients’ intellectual property portfolios.
The firm counsels clients in a variety of international business transactions, including trade and investment operations in the Dominican Republic and abroad. Our lawyers work closely with clients’ in-house counsel, external advisors, and foreign lawyers to share knowledge and to respond creatively.
To better serve foreign clients on a wide range of international transactions, the firm can rely on its relationships with major law and accounting firms worldwide, its knowledge of national and international law, and its network of contacts within the international legal and business community.
Pellerano & Herrera is a pioneer in publishing the “Guide to Doing Business in the Dominican Republic,” which has been published for more than 25 years and is in English, Spanish, French, and Mandarin. The Guide is distributed locally and internationally and has become the most well-regarded reference tool about the Dominican legal system for potential investors interested in doing business in the Dominican Republic.
Free Trade Agreements
The Dominican Republic has accelerated the process of negotiating bilateral investment agreements with nations around the world. The country’s authorities design their negotiations to promote and protect investment in the Dominican Republic and the country’s economic development.
Pellerano & Herrera is fully familiar with the agreements that the Dominican Republic has signed with Latin America and the Caribbean as well as with countries including Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Finland, France, Italy, Morocco, the Netherlands, Panama, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United States, its most important trading partner.
Pellerano & Herrera provides assistance to investors and entrepreneurs, whose activities fall under the scope of the various bilateral agreements to which the Dominican Republic is a part of, in securing the benefits provided by said agreements