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Why Deloitte Legal? The firm is in a transformative time. The volume and pace of regulatory change has disrupted the global business landscape. Digitization is transforming the world. Globalization compounds the complexity facing its clients both today and into the future. To respond, businesses need to think and work differently.

Deloitte Legal invites its clients to experience the future of law, today. It has a global reach with local roots. It thinks not only like lawyers, but like business people -- seeking to understand its client's specific legal operating model. It provides pioneering, yet pragmatic legal advice that aligns to its business objectives across four major areas: commercial law; employment and benefits law; corporate and M&A; legal management consulting. Deloitte is global, yet grounded.

Deloitte Legal is one of only a few truly global legal service providers. It has more than 2,000 legal professionals worldwide in 80 countries. Deloitte Legal offers companies both world-class experience and local expertise in legal and business support including: tax, consulting, accounting, and financial advisory. One relationship provides clients with endless connections.

Legal matters don't happen in a vacuum. They emerge from real-world demands and permeate every aspect of business. While some legal challenges may look similar on the surface, it's understanding the unique details that matter -- your geography, your industry, your business model.

Deloitte Legal thinks not only like lawyers but like business people seeking to understand your specific legal operating model. The firm addresses legal questions not just in the abstract but with a holistic understanding of what your organization is trying to achieve. More than simply responding to challenges as they emerge, the firm is proactive about helping you craft solutions to new legal and business issues. An advantage of working with Deloitte Legal is its ability to easily draw upon specialized expertise. From its tax, technology, business and financial professionals you gain the insight required to make sound decisions today. Details matter. Count on Deloitte Legal.

Areas of practice

Commercial law solutions: companies are facing an increasing number of business challenges globally including more rigorous regulations and enforcement by local authorities in the countries where they operate. As experienced advisers with a practical focus Deloitte Legal can help clients meet these challenges and develop commercial solutions. The firm offers a broad base of commercial business law services in multiple jurisdictions. Its experience and global reach allow it to provide businesses facing complex legal regulations and challenges with personalized, tailor-made services.

Corporate and mergers and acquisitions services: Deloitte Legal provides a full range of corporate law services from complex advisory services related to major business life events (including advising in restructuring and mergers and acquisitions processes) through to general secretarial services.

Employment and pension solutions: turbulent economic times require companies to be agile and flexible in their staffing to remain competitive. Complex polices, frequent legislative changes and global operations make managing employee relations and compliance with employment law challenging for businesses. Deloitte Legal provides businesses with the advice they need to make informed decisions and comply with regulatory and procedural requirements.

In addition to the global service offerings, Deloitte Asesores y Consultores offers services related to: legal corporate, business, exchange and contract law: incorporation of entities in Colombia, registry and constitution of legal entities, tax and corporate registries; consulting in corporate processes and legal due diligence; analysis of the legal requirements generated by the development of their activities in Colombia; advisory in business and commercial law accordingly with the current law; legal representation; permanent consulting in private contract law, review, preparation and negotiation of private contracts and agreements; registry, licensing and renewal of trademarks; accompaniment and advisory in exchange operations, handling of accounts located abroad, foreign investment and indebtedness.

Labor law, social security and immigration: application for business and temporary visas, special resident permits, labor permits and beneficiary visas; design of corporate payment plans for the employees and advisory in the implementation of labor agreements; Deloitte provides alternatives for the handling of the social security within the companies; proposal and advisory for the design of retirement programs for foreigners; advisory in compensation plans and types of employment contract; it provides alternatives for optimizing the monthly payments made to workers in the field of individual labor law and social security; revision in the fields of labor law and social security in order to evaluate and assess any potential contingencies in companies.

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