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Why Outsource Corporate Secretarial Services in Bolivia?

Why Outsource Corporate Secretarial Services in Bolivia?

Find out what corporate secretarial services in Bolivia are available to your business from third-party providers, and how they can relieve pressures on your expanding commercial activities. One of the most important things to take into consideration when doing business in Bolivia is to ensure your company stays compliant with local corporate obligations at all times. These services will help companies to develop their activities without legal hurdles.  Any company needs the best legal, accounting and financial advice, in order to fulfil all requirements before regulatory entities on time. Being a constant support to manage companies’ compliance, corporate secretarial services will help a company in Bolivia to avoid penalties.  What are the available corporate secretarial services in Bolivia? One of the most important corporate secretarial service in Bolivia is the analysis of all company documents. Legal and financial audit One of the most important corporate secretarial service in Bolivia is the analysis of all company documents; a legal and financial audit will detect any problems in the company’s compliance with its annual obligations. Once the audit is completed, a legal report will determine if the company’s compliance is faultless. If the audit detects some pending obligations actions can be taken immediately to avoid any kinds of penalties from public entities, such as the Bolivian Tax Office. Payroll and personal Each month, the Ministry of Labor and social security demand a payroll declaration. Having corporate secretarial services in Bolivia for your...

Meet Fernanda Panizza, Country Coordinator and Corporate Lawyer in Uruguay

Meet Fernanda Panizza, Country Coordinator and Corporate Lawyer in Uruguay

“The client must be taken care of and assisted at all times... as this is critical for a long-lasting relationship.” Meet Fernanda Panizza, Biz Latin Hub’s Country Coordinator and Corporate Lawyer in Uruguay. Fernanda has vast experience in business counseling for foreign and national companies. She specializes in corporate, business and labor law in Uruguay. Fernanda was born in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, and since deciding to become a lawyer, has found her vocation in corporate counseling. Such was the case that when she graduated from the University of the Republic as a Doctor in Law and Social Sciences, she began her Master’s Degree in Corporate Law from the University of Montevideo, where she graduated with Honors. After that, she did a Post Graduate Degree in Applied Labor Law in the University of Montevideo. Background in corporate law in Uruguay Before she started working with Biz Latin Hub, Fernanda worked in two large legal firms in Uruguay, where she gained knowledge and professional experience in corporate law. This made her want to take on new challenges, both personal and professional.  Fernanda appreciates that giving counsel to a client is a task that carries great responsibility, since the client fully trusts the professional in their recommendations and advice. “It is of great importance to develop a trusting relationship between the professional and the client” she says. “The client must be taken care of and assisted at all times; we must show commitment and professionalism, as this is critical for a long-lasting relationship.”...

Meet the Team: Arturo Batista, Corporate Lawyer in Panama

Meet the Team: Arturo Batista, Corporate Lawyer in Panama

Arturo Batista works as Biz Latin Hub’s Country Coordinator and Lead Corporate Lawyer in Panama. Arturo has extensive knowledge and experience in Panamanian immigration, corporate and commercial law. Arturo was born in Panama City, and grew up with an interest in using his knowledge to help others achieve their goals. He obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Science and Literature at the Panamanian Chinese Cultural Center. During this time, he had the opportunity to travel to Taiwan. While overseas, he was able to gain a greater understanding of the importance of respecting different cultures around the world. From a young age, he aimed to develop his knowledge of history and languages, to be able to understand people from different backgrounds and assist them in the best possible way. Arturo later continued his studies in Law and Political Science at the Universidad Santa María La Antigua. At the same time, he began his career as a professional working with a legal assistant in different law firms. In this role, he developed a broad knowledge of and experience in professional practices. He viewed this experience as invaluable for meeting his goal to provide a range of advice and expertise to support others. “It fills me with satisfaction when I can help a client. In a way, their happiness in fulfilling their goals through my services contributes to my own sense of achievement and wellbeing.” As a Corporate Lawyer in Panama... Since Arturo joined Biz Latin Hub as a Country Coordinator and Lead Corporate Lawyer in Panama, our operations and those of our clients in the country...

Meet the Team: César Sánchez, Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia

Meet the Team: César Sánchez, Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia

César Sánchez is Biz Latin Hub's very own Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia, with a range of experience in various legal professions.  Born in Santa Marta, César comes from a family of 4 and grew up with particular interest in history, foreign languages, and geography. César studied law at Universidad Sergio Arboleda, graduating with a Bachelor of Law. "During my experience at Uni, I realized that my previous backgrounds in English and Geography would help me to understand better how the world works," he says. "I utterly believe that law it is not just related to courts, trials, and traditionally associated concepts. I wanted to find different perspectives to learn about my chosen discipline, as I believe that is key to succeeding." César's most-valued experiences during university include being a Radio Broadcaster two times (2013-2014 and from April to June 2018) and Sports Columnist in the Spanish Website ‘La Media Inglesa’ (2015-2018) writing about British football, which is another passion of his. As a Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia... As a Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia, César is happy to apply his skills and personal interests in a professional capacity. Mining regulations in Colombia are complex to understand, but with the right kind of legal support, are a valuable investment opportunity for foreign entrepreneurs. "Not everyone believed that having knowledge and greater undesrtanding of English and Geography was useful in legal disciplines in Colombia. Fortunately, I have been able to demonstrate to myself and others...

Lawyer’s Guide to Business in Brazil

Lawyer’s Guide to Business in Brazil

For a brief but comprehensive lawyer's guide to Brazil, we coordinated with our Country Manager for Biz Latin Hub in São Paulo, Gabriel Zago. Gabriel has over 10 years’ experience advocating for multinational companies, with extensive knowledge of Brazilian corporate law. Gabriel has rendered legal services to a number of multinational companies coming into Brazil. Here he offers invaluable legal insight into supporting foreign company formation in Brazil.  Lawyer's Guide: what types of legal entities are there in Brazil?  Categorically, there are 5 types of legal entities in Brazil. However, I would consider 2 types as the most pertinent for foreign investors to understand, as these are the ones used in more than 99% of cases.  Limited Liability Company (LLC): These are by far the most common legal entities and definitely recommended for foreign investors setting up in Brazil. They are the cheapest option; they are easiest to constitute and easiest to administrate.  Corporations: This is the most complex form of legal entity. These are generally very large companies that have a complex shareholder structure and are often listed on the stock exchange. They are more restrictive on corporate governance and have legal requirements that must be fulfilled throughout the year.  We recommend this option for larger companies only. What key steps are involved in company formation and incorporation? The first step is determining who the shareholders are. If they are not Brazilian, then they must assign the Power of Attorney to a Brazilian legal representative Decide on type of...

Labor Laws to Consider When Hiring Employees in New Zealand

Labor Laws to Consider When Hiring Employees in New Zealand

As the third-freest economy in the world, New Zealand is an attractive environment for the incorporation of a company. The small country receives large sums of foreign direct investment, global trade, and has its fair share of free trade agreements. Given all these enticing characteristics of the economy, it’s no wonder so many foreign investors and entrepreneurs are looking to set up in New Zealand. However, there are a host of new labor laws and regulations in the country to be aware of when moving a business to New Zealand. Since the instatement of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in 2017, new labor laws and union activity are changing the way people do business. Ardern, the leader of New Zealand’s Labour Party, is working to make working conditions and labor union rights more fair. Experts say the changes she made are some of the most influential changes in the New Zealand employment law. We give a comprehensive overview of the recent changes and regulations below. General changes to employment law In terms of general changes to employment law, the New Zealand government established a handful of new laws in the overall employment law sector. These changes include adjustments to wages, leave, and employee protections. The Minimum Wage Act could be one of the most influential changes for businesses. Recently, the minimum wage increased to $17.70 on April 1, 2019. The government is committed to increasing the wage further. By April, 2021, the national minimum wage will be $20.00. As for paid-leave, rules and regulations are favorable for employees due to the Parental Leave...

New Ecuadorian Data Protection Law to Encourage Investment

New Ecuadorian Data Protection Law to Encourage Investment

Today, companies around the world collect and process a large amount of information composed of diverse data. As explained in the famous publication 'The Economist', personal data is now the most valued global resource, more than oil and gas. Companies that have access to data, simply put, have power. This access can allow companies to become more competitive, gain an advantage in the market, boost their operations amongst other advantages.  In turn, the proper use of information by customers, clients, suppliers, and employees can help companies improve internal processes, optimize working conditions and design and create better services and products. Currently, an important part of a company's assets is the information it possesses. Information and data is a key asset that can give companies a tremendous market advantage.  Ecuador Data Protection Law - Legislative Background The regulation on personal data protection has been in development for many years. As of April 2018, the legislation took on particular relevance when the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented. This regulation not only applies inside Europe but also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU, meaning that it has a global effect.  Almost a year later, and with the world still embracing the new privacy standards of European nations, many countries around the world have followed in the footsteps of the European Union and created new data protection laws. Some examples include India, the State of California and Brazil.  Ecuador has decided to follow suit which will...

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