The Firm advises a great number of national and international companies in the most diverse areas, being renowned by international publications as one of the leaders in the market. The great experience and training of our professionals has been the main reason why the Firm has been repeatedly chosen to take part in important transactions. We have a vast experience in business structuring, negotiation of complex contracts, mergers, acquisitions, debt restructuring, shareholder agreements, advice on corporate governance matters, and in all areas of business and corporate advice.
In this highly developing area, of recent effectiveness in Uruguay, we rely on a highly trained team of professionals ready to offer thorough assistance in the design of market-based preventive policies and the effective defense of customer’s interests before the Regulatory Organizations and competent authorities, as well as in processes of notification of economic concentrations and claims for anticompetitive practices.
Our Law Firm has vigorously accompanied the process of development of renewable energies that Uruguay has experienced in the recent years. Our team of lawyers has extensive experience in the regulatory framework of Electric Power, and we have participated in multiple projects of construction, development and operation of different wind farms, solar and other types of energy, advising our clients from the celebration and negotiation of contracts for the sale of energy, EPC contracts (Engineering, Procurement and Construction); provision of wind turbines; financing and negotiation with landlords. Our team also has a strong practice in the area related to water resources and their regulatory framework in Uruguay.
We have developed a very competent and thriving area that provides permanent advice to important participants in finance and the capital market. We have a highly specialized team with strong practice in all capital markets operations, from the structuring of issues, regulatory stages in the Central Bank of Uruguay and assistance to investment advisers; the structuring of financial and guarantee trusts.
We have a competent and well-organized Legal Department in matters concerning family, succession, civil, commercial, labor and administrative law, allowing us to handle all kinds of proceedings before the ordinary justice and the Arbitration Courts carried out within the country. Within this legal department we point out our effective and efficient area regarding asset recovery.
We offer counseling regarding the participation in public bids and other competitive proceedings before the different public authorities either at national or departmental level. Our Law Firm has vast experience regarding the counseling of firms engaged in privatizing proceedings, constitution of companies of a mixed economic nature (joint public and private capitals) and concession of public services in the areas of Mining, Telecommunications, Electricity, Gas Distribution, Public Draining and Transportation.
Our Firm has positioned itself as one of the most experienced in regulatory law, telecommunications, technology and entertainment, providing advice for more than 50 years to the main audiovisual media Companies in the country.
Our firm has an intense work practice providing advice to our clients in labor relations, as well as in individual and collective conflicts of work.
Our Firm is particularly recognized for its advice in the area of trademarks and patents, both in its registration as well as trademark litigation and anti-piracy legal processes. Likewise, the department has developed strongly in other sectors such as advice on copyright and image, having participated in important cases at the national level in this matter, and counseling to important companies in the record industry. This department works jointly and intensively with the Department of Telecommunications and Entertainment Law.
We have a Migration Department, through which we provide support to satisfy the requests for immigration permits of our foreign clients.
Our Firm provides advice on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, providing mainly the following services: advice in compliance with regulations of controlled entities of the financial sector and designated non-financial activities and professions, preparation and adaptation of KYC (Know Your Client) procedure manuals, preparation of client KYC folders, classification of risks of clients and operations, detailed reports and advice in Suspicious Operations Reports.