Our firm provides legal advice to European companies that want to enter or are currently doing business in Latin America. Our services include the negotiation, drafting, revision, monitoring and follow- up of contracts (such as joint ventures, PPPs, purchase, service and distribution agreements, EPCs, among others), due diligence, monitoring of judicial processes in order to make them effective and efficient, registration and management of trademarks throughout Latin America.
For that, we offer not only our legal expertise, experience and knowledge of the Latin American market, but also our vast network of contacts that, will support and complement our work. That is the case for example of procedures before the tax authority or courts of justice, where the presence of a legal representative in country necessary, our firm will advise and conduct the necessary administrative or judicial procedures with the help of an on-site lawyer.
We aim to help companies enter the Latin American Market or find the solution to their legal issues in Latin America, with a clear structure of costs and time. With that in mind, we work in multidisciplinary teams, formed considering the needs of the case and the client, working closely with lawyers both in the target countries and locally, giving the client a real and effective solution in a personalized manner.
In this regard, we help our clients from the very beginning determining the appropriate steps to take, such as reviewing the project, determine the intended objectives, and putting it into effect such as in finding the appropriate law firm, including determining their fees and negotiating the terms of their engagement, controlling costs as the matter proceeds, coordinating the communication with them in order to avoid any misunderstanding and to ensure that the work is done according to the expected standards, providing you with regular updates on the matter including taking care of any necessary translation work.
KRLB has a vast network of contacts within Latin America and can help its clients to find the perfect partner for their expansion plans in any country in Latin America. Furthermore, we are knowledgeable about different business opportunities in Latin America, especially Renewable Energy bids and projects, beginning from available public bids, contacts with project developers, EPC companies, producers of solar panels, wind mills, biogas, garbage management, as well as investors.
The growing changes in legislation regarding compliance and anti- corruption in Latin America have risen the challenges for companies operating in the region, especially when those companies operate in different jurisdictions. KRLB helps companies identify and mitigate potential risks within a transaction or on a daily basis and also offers comprehensive advice in that area to help companies be up to date and prevent future compliance issues.