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How to Form an NGO in Chile

How to Form an NGO in Chile

If you want to form a Non-Governmental Organization or NGO in Chile, it is important to understand the key steps and legal requirements to do so. Likewise, you must identify the main goals of your NGO. We outline what you need to know to form your NGO in Chile, one of the most stable and attractive economies in Latin America. What is an NGO? NGOs in Chile are recognized as foundations....

Empower Your Business Through Due Diligence in Chile

Empower Your Business Through Due Diligence in Chile

Conduct due diligence in Chile before purchasing an existing company, partnering with an unfamiliar organization, buying assets or hiring staff. As the term due diligence suggests, it is about acquiring all legal information about the target to avoid issues after the transaction. This could involve collecting information about a company, property, or individual's criminal record history. Due...

5 Reasons to get an Entity Health Check in Chile

5 Reasons to get an Entity Health Check in Chile

Find out why and when it is a good idea to get an entity health check in Chile. Manage your business risks and protect yourself from potential non-compliance issues by understanding your company’s corporate ‘health’ in the eyes of the government. Chile has well-established and solid legal and compliance frameworks designed to encourage and protect business people in the country.  To foreign...

What are the Labor Laws in Chile?

What are the Labor Laws in Chile?

Understand the labor laws in Chile in order to make hires and manage employees in full compliance with local regulations. Chile is a long and narrow country caught between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. It is characterized by its strong, transparent and stable economy with good growth prospects for the future. Labor laws in Chile, alongside the country's entire legal framework,...

Build Your Commercial Market Entry Strategy in Chile

Build Your Commercial Market Entry Strategy in Chile

Building your commercial market entry strategy in Chile can be challenging, but rewarding for businesses when carried out correctly. Many businesses may struggle with the sudden decrease of revenue as current economic uncertainty, also in Chile. Travel restrictions imposed as a measure to counter the spread of COVID-19 make it difficult to manage businesses right now. In such times, it is...

5 Tips for Business Success for US Companies in Chile

5 Tips for Business Success for US Companies in Chile

As one of the world’s most entrepreneurial nations, there are ample business opportunities for US companies in Chile. Chile and the US have maintained a strong commercial relationship dating back to 1918. In 2019, both countries celebrated their 100th anniversary of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce. This longstanding and mutually beneficial commercial relationship has fostered strong...

Entrepreneurship in Chile Favors Innovation and New Business

Entrepreneurship in Chile Favors Innovation and New Business

Entrepreneurship in Chile continues to develop, supported by government initiatives. According to the Global Entrepreneur Monitor (GEM), Chile is the most entrepreneurial country in the world, ahead of the US and India and alongside Guatemala. Many factors such as start-up funding, education, innovation system, and entrepreneurship environment contributed to Chile’s number one ranking. With a...

How to Register a Trademark in Chile: a Step-by-step Guide

How to Register a Trademark in Chile: a Step-by-step Guide

Register a trademark in Chile to protect your brand and secure your company's reputation. Chile ranks high on the World Bank's list of doing business and attracts more and more commercial innovators. To compete with other opportunity-seekers it is essential to register your trademark in Chile. By registering your trademark in Chile, you secure your business’ revenue and your brand’s...

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