The Colombian business sector demands greater participation of the industry in the international arena.
Local companies seek to prepare themselves to strengthen their internal legal departments and respond quickly to the business opportunities offered by many countries around the world.
Issues such as, effective compliance programs, international compliance strategies, such as following the recommendations of international entities such as the OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) of the United States among others are part of the issues that will be addressed by legal experts in four discussion panels. Thee panels are specifically designed to allow the audience to learn how to face the challenges and opportunities presented by the corporate business sector with the best legal strategies designed by experts of the most successful companies in the country.
The Legal 500’s GC Summit Colombia invites the best in-house counsels and the GCs from Colombia’s most prominent companies to discuss their changing roles as in-house leaders and the challenges, issues and opportunities they are facing in 2020 and beyond. Between comprehensive panel discussions and the opportunity to meet and engage with fellow in-house counsel, GC Summit Colombia promises to be a practical and forward-looking event, bringing together the country’s top legal minds.
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Diaz, Reus & Targ, LLP operates on five continents, across offices in key business centers, offering a global practice centered around national and transnational parallel proceedings and transactions in the following broad areas, with Board Certified lawyers in International Litigation and Arbitration, International Law, and Immigration & Nationality Law: sovereign immunity, trade, commerce, finance; fraud, civil litigation, and arbitration; asset identification, location, tracing and recovery; crypto currency; white collar crime, regulatory and criminal investigations, and defense in matters of corruption, bribery, anti-money laundering, OFAC, CAATSA, Specially Designated Nationals, the Magnitsky Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, and politically sensitive investigations including the recovery of U.S. immigration status and visas. The firm is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,300 lawyers and other professionals in 28 offices in the US, England, Colombia and Mexico. In Colombia, HK has a team of lawyers specialized in corporate law, commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, energy, oil and gas, mining, environmental law, public-private partnerships, regulatory, financing, financial services, taxation, customs, labor law, litigation and arbitration. Our Bogota partners have more than 35 years of experience in their respective fields and have handled different types of transactions. Currently, we are considered as one of the leading and most rapidly expanding firms in the Colombian market with some of our best practices in financial, banking, project finance, taxes, M&A, commercial, corporate, energy, regulatory, natural resources, environmental and infrastructure.
Lloreda Camacho & Co, with an experience of over 75 years, is widely recognised as a Colombian leading full-service law firm that provides integral legal services especially to multinational companies doing business in Colombia. Our firm places an emphasis on the preventative practice of law, helping our clients to achieve their goals by assessing their legal risks and building together innovative, effective and winning strategies. Lloreda Camacho & Co, is comprised of a strong team of 60+ lawyers, who are recognized for their specialized expertise, business-oriented and value-added advice, full commitment geared towards our clients’ needs and highest ethical standards. Our areas of practice include, among others, corporate law, commercial law, M&A, contracts, public procurement, tax law, competition law, labor and immigration law, fintech, foreign investment and exchange control law, banking and finance, mining law, telecommunications, customs and foreign trade, transportation law, environmental law, insurance law, civil law, real estate, health and sanitary law, litigation and arbitration, intellectual property, data protection and consumer law.
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We are a multidisciplinary firm recognised for doing business in Central America and our purpose is to improve our clients’ lives and accelerate their success. We are the only firm in the region with the goal of helping clients sleep better at night. We make a difference by being experts in our clients’ business. Such focus is enabled by a team of internationally-trained professionals with sophisticated technical expertise, deep understanding of the region and a solid reputation in industry sectors. We deliver exceptional experiences based on a strong understanding of our clients’ business, dreams and challenges. At Batalla, the key to meeting client expectations is a commitment to seamless client service across disciplines and jurisdictions. The cornerstones of our work are passion, innovation and team impact. This allows us to serve our clients with excellence and in a personal, engaging and intimate way — guiding, counseling and being helpful. If you want peace of mind, Batalla is the firm best able to help you to achieve your goals in Central America.
Founded in 1991, Paz Horowitz Abogados delivers practical and cost-effective legal services. Whether a Multinational enterprise, an investment fund, a local start-up, or international NGO, the firm delivers the legal power and understanding needed to fulfill clients’ goals. For Paz Horowitz and its clients, this means, ‘doing well by doing it right’. The law firm focuses on quality rather than size to build its team, and when it comes to accepting new clients, it focuses on their business ethics and corporate responsibility. Paz Horowitz was the first law firm in Ecuador to sign the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles and to join the UN Global Compact. Also, was recommended in Ecuador for The Latin America Corporate Counsel Association in Compliance and Anti-Corruption. The firm and its lawyers are constantly recognised from the most important international legal guides.