International Trade, Foreign Investments and Free Trade Zones
Arias advises local and global manufacturers, exporters and importers of diverse goods and services in a wide variety of legal and business topics related to international trade and commerce. We provide advice in the following areas, among others:
- Import/export of goods and services.
- Contract drafting, formalization and performance agreements (including sales, supply, agency and distribution and joint venture agreements).
- Representation of commercial agents in bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations.
In addition, our firm advises local and international companies and individuals in the legal protection of their investments (e.g., formal introduction, registration, distribution, repatriation). Whenever applicable, our firm files for and obtains fiscal benefits and incentives for investors. Arias has extensive experience in counseling clients willing to operate or operating under a free zone regime.