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Experienced Counsel for Latin American Companies

Brooks Pierce is uniquely positioned to assist Latin American companies in entering and thriving in the U.S. market, having deep experience in working with clients based in Latin America and many attorneys fluent in Spanish. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in jurisdictions across the US and regularly apply their expertise to legal issues across myriad practice areas, legal systems, and jurisdictions.

Enter the U.S. Market.  Brooks Pierce serves as a “gateway” for Latin American companies looking to expand into the U.S. market.  Our services include the following:

  • Drafting and negotiating business contracts, including licensing, financing, franchise, joint venture, employment, and other agreements
  • Corporate formation, including organizational documents and corporate governance issues
  • Logistics planning
  • Understanding and applying for relevant state and federal financial incentives for investors
  • Employment counseling, including policy development that complies with state and federal labor regulations
  • Tax planning
  • Trademark registrations, copyrights, and digital marketing issues
  • Internal investigations and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Sustainability and environmental issues

Resolving Disputes. Brooks Pierce attorneys have handled disputes at every stage of domestic and international dispute resolution, including:

  • International commercial arbitration
  • International investor-state arbitration
  • Antitrust and trade regulation
  • Intellectual property and trade secret disputes
  • Cross-border litigation in US courts
  • Construction and real estate litigation
  • Federal and white-collar criminal litigation

Comprehensive Business Counsel.  Brooks Pierce attorneys are well-versed in a variety of other business issues relevant to Latin American companies, including:

  • Import/export issues
  • Cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Business bankruptcy and workouts
  • Construction and real estate issues, including financing, acquisitions, divestitures, and related litigation
  • FCC foreign ownership rules for broadcast companies
  • Human resource issues, internal investigations training, and compliance counsel

As a member of Geneva Group International, a worldwide network of professional firms, Brooks Pierce has valuable connections with businesses, accountants, and attorneys throughout the U.S. and around the world.  Our attorneys are equipped and ready to help your enterprise succeed.

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