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Employment Law in Chile: a Quick Guide

If you are interested in entering the Chilean market, or are already doing business there, you need to understand and comply with employment law in Chile. Employment law in Chile, which is overseen by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, shares many similarities with other countries in the region, but also contains particularities that …

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Trademark Registration in Peru: a How-To Guide

If you are planning to launch a product or brand on the Peruvian market, you are going to ...

Lawyer in Brazil: Find a Good Corporate Attorney

If you are interested in starting a business in Brazil, or already operating in Latin America’s largest economy, ...
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Andean Community Trademark Database Good for Biz

The Andean Community of Nations (CAN) -- made up of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru -- has announced ...

Why is the Mexican Economy So Attractive?

Why is the Mexican Economy So Attractive?

Mexico is a booming country with an increasing amount of foreign investment. If you are curious as to why you should consider this country as a potential candidate to start your business abroad, here’s a brief overview of the state of the economy in Mexico and why it is such an attractive option for foreign …

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How Does Business Etiquette Function in Mexico?

Using the appropriate business etiquette in Mexico will define your business partnerships and ultimately your business success. As Mexico continues to expand and prosper economically, a growing amount of investors and business owners are flowing into the country looking for new opportunities. When doing business in Mexico, it is important to use the right business etiquette …

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How to Manage Employment Law in Mexico: Individual Work Contracts

  Do you have a business in Mexico and are starting with the whole hiring process in order to expand and build your business? The first thing you will need to get started is a contrato de trabajo individual or standard contract to formalise the legal obligations of each party involved.         Contrato de …

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Neutral Investments in Mexico

How Does Foreign Investment Function in Mexico?

In Mexico, the legal framework of foreign investment is established by the Foreign Investment Law. This law states that foreigners can partake in regulated activities, but are subject to share capital investment limits ranging from 10% to 49%. Activities allowing 49% foreign investment can allow up to 100% foreign investment of share capital within Mexican …

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How to Create a Joint Stock Company in Mexico?

Over the past decades, Mexico has risen in ranks as a country whose policies support international trade, company formation and company incorporation.  In December of 2015, the Mexican Congress amended the General Corporation Law, giving birth to a new type of company: Sociedad por Acciones Simplificada (joint stock company), also known as the SAS. This …

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Competitive Advantages Outsourcing Mexico

What Competitive Advantages Can Outsourcing Your Back Office Services in Mexico Provide Your Business?

Are you interested in outsourcing parts of your business operations to Mexico? Due to globalization and new programs dedicated to quality and cost reduction, outsourcing has been a growing trend used as a way to conduct business in a cheaper and more efficient way. From small cleaning and maintenance tasks to re-engineering processes, outsourcing can …

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What You Need to Know Before Starting a Business in Mexico

If you are looking to start a business in Mexico, to take advantage of the second-largest economy in Latin America, you might want to consider several things before starting business here. Mexico’s economic growth over recent years has seen a corresponding rise in prosperity in the country, with gross national income (GNI) reaching $9,480 per …

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Why Invest in Colombia?

Thanks to the overall growth of the economy in Latin America and a diminishing gap in social inequality, investing in Colombia has become very attractive to international investors over the recent years. To add to this phenomenon of investor confidence, Colombia has improved its public image since it has focused on eliminating its internal conflicts. …

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How to create a SAS in Colombia: Colombian Corporate Law

Due to the political and economic changes that have been taking place over the past few years in the Colombian market, the quantity of foreign investment has grown rapidly. One of the best ways to form a company in Colombia is to establish a Simplified Shares Corporation, commonly known as an SAS. Here’s how you can create …

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Survival Guide Foreigners Mexico

Survival Guide for Foreigners in Mexico – Immigration Issues

You are a foreigner full of dreams in Mexico. As fate would have it, there is an immigration issue. Your immigration document has (please choose as appropriate): Been Robbed Been Lost Expired The thought of leaving the country brings on a feeling of angst. What do you do? You head straight to the Mexican immigration …

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