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International Trade & Foreign Investment

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International trade and foreign investment play a strategic role for companies and national economy. Its importance has given rise not only to a legal framework that establishes mandatory equal treatment of investors, but also adapts the country to international agreements in accordance with the World Trade Organization (WTO), DR-CAFTA for business development.

The Dominican Republic is a signatory of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), of the Agreement for the Free Trade Area of Goods and Services and of the DR-CAFTA Free Trade Agreement. The country also maintains a Partial Scope Free Trade Agreement with Panama and an Economic Association Agreement between the European Community and its Member Countries, as well as CARIFORO and its Member Countries (EPA). Likewise, it has signed agreements with Spain and Canada to avoid double taxation and has laws for tax incentives in tourism, free zones and others.

Área de Práctica-Inversión Extranjera y Comercio Internacional

LEMBCKE ÁLVAREZ LEGAL ADVISORS provides legal assistance in the signing and execution of concession contracts, franchises, representation, and other cross-border trade activities, considering local legislation and international agreements. Likewise, assists in the preparation of a Due Diligence, consisting of a comprehensive study of the corporate composition and structure of a company, as well as the operations it carries out, labor contingency, litigation, contractual, which allows measuring the risks and opportunities of the investment. This can cover legal, regulatory, financial aspects and compliance with tax provisions.


Proveerle a nuestros clientes las informaciones y el entendimiento del mercado, marco regulatorio y normas vigentes, así como el acompañamiento, a fin de mitigar riesgos al momento de tomar la decisión de invertir.