BG Consulting provides services as legal counsel for
Latin America from our Washington, D.C. office. We help clients plan and
manage their businesses in Latin America considering the legal aspects
involved. With our strength in the region we help international business
navigate through the legal systems of Latin America.
Our professionals are international business lawyers
qualified to practice law in the United States and in the Latin American
countries. Our deep knowledge of Latin America and of its legal framework
provides us a competitive advantage to assist our clients planning their
businesses in the region. At BG Consulting we act either as inside/outside
General Counsel managing and executing the entire legal docket of
client, or as a Transactional Advisor on particular assignments.
Our services in this area comprise, but are not limited to:
Business legal planning: This involves
analysis of local and relevant international legislation such as Bilateral
Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties and Free Trade Agreements.
Planning the business around international agreements has proved a useful
Managing general commercial matters: draft
contracts, provide opinions, refer work to local lawyers and supervise
their performance, risk litigation.
Assist on regulatory needs consistently across borders:
analyze steps to undertake business, analysis of permits required to
operate legally. We help clients navigate the international market by
identifying and capitalizing on the international business and political
opportunities. We help our clients achieve their goals by providing them
relevant information, access to key government officials and private
sector business contacts.
Due diligence: Comprehensive due diligence
of local business. Our due diligence covers more than legal aspects and
more than micro aspects.
Expert witness: we provide assistance as
expert witnesses on the legal systems of Latin America. Cases where
forum non conveniens is alleged require experts who analyze the legal
and judicial systems of the region.
Arbitration: we act as consultants in issues
of investment disputes as they pertain to international law of foreign
investments and occasionally our lawyers have been called as arbitrators.
Export-Import planning: we provide
assistance to our clients to plan the trade operation to and from Latin
America according to the law. We analyze the framework, taxes, permits and
steps required to do the business, recommend strategies and supervise
Opinions: draft opinions on legal risks of doing business in
Latin America and about the legal framework of the whole region or of
Advocate: we advocate Latin
American governmental officials on behalf of the interests of our clients
taking into account our corporate social responsibility principles.
We are supported by local lawyers for every country where
hands-on-assistance is required, relieving the client from the burden of
managing lawyers in many different countries.
We have the quality and efficiency international
companies look for when legal counsel is needed. Our difference is that we
provide a single delivery point for business and legal solutions, we
offer market-beating-fees adaptable to the requests of each client and we
bring in resources only when needed.