Posts by Legal Team Peru- Business News and Updates


Articles written by this author include Legal updates and changes, regulatory updates, industry reviews, legal advice, accounting advice, Professional Employer Organization (PEO) news, Q&A with experts, and more.

How to Get a Business Visa in Peru for US Citizens

How to Get a Business Visa in Peru for US Citizens

Find out how to get a business visa in Peru as a US citizen. Peru is still one of Latin America’s best-performing economies with a solid economic and industrial background. Despite current conditions changing the country's economic landscape, Peru is still considered one of the most attractive countries in the region to invest in or do business. To do business in Peru as a US citizen, you will...

What is a Compliance Officer for an NGO in Peru?

What is a Compliance Officer for an NGO in Peru?

Forming an NGO in Peru requires a range of legal aspects, such as the nomination of a compliance officer. NGOs in Peru must create an internal compliance system with a Compliance Officer. This is a part of the work culture of an NGO in Peru and the organisation must enforce it. Find out about requirements for NGOs in Peru to work with a Compliance Officer. What is the compliance system for an...

How to Form an NGO in Peru

How to Form an NGO in Peru

If you want to form a non-governmental organization, or NGO in Peru, it’s important to understand the key steps and legal requirements to do so. NGOs in Peru are for those individuals or groups with the goal of making a difference in the cultural, social, educational, and political aspects in the country and its communities.  In Peru, NGOs are not a separate legal entity, but a subcategory...

How to Liquidate a Company in Peru

How to Liquidate a Company in Peru

Our Senior legal experts outline the process to liquidate a company in Peru. Over the past few years, Peru has been one of the fast-growing countries in the world according to the World Bank Group. Its GDP growth rate was 4.4 % between 2009 and 2019. However, doing business in a Latin American country might not always go according to plan, and you may need to consider liquidation proceedings for...

7 Steps to Forming an LLC in Peru

7 Steps to Forming an LLC in Peru

Forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Peru can be a great option to enter the Peruvian market. As Peru enters 2020 with greater stability than last year, market observers have granted the country the lowest risk level in the region, which means that Peru is considered a safe investment due to present economic and political stability.  Investors seeking to enter the Peruvian economy...

International Expansion Options in Peru: PEO vs. Company Incorporation

International Expansion Options in Peru: PEO vs. Company Incorporation

Expanding through a Peru Professional Employer Organization (PEO) or through company incorporation grants access to the increasingly attractive Peruvian market. The country has demonstrated positive growth for 21 consecutive years and enjoys economic stability which is key when determining risk and viability to expand into a new market. For the year 2020, the Peruvian government has laid out a...

Why Get an Entity Health Check in Peru?

Why Get an Entity Health Check in Peru?

Conducting an entity health check in Peru is increasingly important due to the set of local regulations outlining fiscal responsibilities and corporate compliance in the country.  Peru ranks 76 among 190 countries for ease of doing business. This shows that even though investing in and incorporating a business in Peru can be profitable, there are specific processes and requirements for...

What is a Registered Process Agent in Peru?

What is a Registered Process Agent in Peru?

Engaging with a registered process agent in Peru is crucial when conducting legal actions that involve parties who do not have local jurisdiction. Regionally, Peru experienced an above average growth rate compared to its neighbors, expecting to close the year with a 2.5% GDP growth. With the lowest-registered country risk in the region,  many investors consider Peru a safe option to make...

Guidelines to Obtain Cannabis Licenses in Peru

Guidelines to Obtain Cannabis Licenses in Peru

In 2017, Peru’s marijuana laws changed to legalize marijuana, also known as cannabis, for medical purposes. In February this year, the government released official guidelines to issue licenses for the medical and therapeutic use of cannabis and its derivatives. In spite of this, further protocols were lacking before companies could apply for commercial cannabis licenses in Peru. With the recent...

Peru Marijuana Laws Update: Safety Guidelines Approved

Peru Marijuana Laws Update: Safety Guidelines Approved

In 2017, Peru marijuana laws changed to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The marijuana law defined three types of licenses and introduced relevant concepts for legislation. After a period of over a year, the government released specifications and requirements for licenses. Under the Supreme Decree (N 005-2019-SA) that approves Law 30681, regulation, licenses, registries, control and...

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