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  • In today’s global marketplace, competition is more intense than ever, thereby significantly increasing cross border transactions and resulting in the proliferation of competition and antitrust laws governing hundreds of countries, including our own.

    As a consequence, one of our firm’s goals is to make sure that our client’s transactions meet antitrust and regulatory requirements and that their business practice abide by these growing set of rules.

    We represent clients before antitrust courts and authorities and also help them to structure transactions in order to comply with the antitrust regulations that may be applicable in each case.
  • Our country’s economic development in the past years has remarkably increased the air traffic, thereby rising the number and complexity of transactions and cases in this area
    Our firm’s highly qualified team is experienced in casualty, arbitration, secured transactions, purchase and sale, financing, government regulation, permits and authorizations, registration of aircrafts, and tax issues related to Aviation.
  • Our arbitration and litigation team has extensive experience handling a wide variety of complex business litigation matters, arbitrations and mediations, before local and international courts, tribunals and authorities.

    Our reputation is based on the thorough and complete work performed by a team of seasoned lawyers which closely abides by the rules of ethics and standards of practice applicable to our profession.

    Our experience encompasses all kind of disputes including all major fields of law such as commercial, civil, family, labor, tax, financial, corporate, administrative, antitrust, environmental, and intellectual property law, among others. We also monitor and coordinate the proceedings our clients may face abroad, particularly in the United States and Europe.
  • Our banking and finance practice is one of the highlights of our firm.

    Our team has experience advising a wide variety of clients in this area, including domestic and international financial institutions and other businesses involved in cross-border financings, project financings, letter of credit facilities, regulated industry financings, recapitalization financings, import-export transactions, leveraged acquisitions, among others.

    The team is experienced in representing borrowers, lenders, participants. agents in bilateral and syndicated loan facilities, both secured and unsecured. In addition, our team provides advice to clients in a wide range of banking regulation, private banking and exchange regulation matters.

    This unique depth of expertise enables us to provide tailor-made legal services as required by the needs of each client.

  • Our team’s in this area allows us to advise issuers, underwriters, agents, and investors in a wide array of transactions, including initial public offerings, placement of equity and debt securities, placement of depositary receipts, and private placements, among others.
    The expertise of our team in these transactions is enhanced by a close team work with other practice areas of the firm, enabling us to provide the best strategic advice for clients seeking for efficient and comprehensive legal services. In addition, the team is well acquainted with the latest trends and practices in international capital markets transactions.
  • Public scrutiny as well as authority examination has significantly intensified in Chile. Our team works and collaborates closely with our clients in the development of their regulatory compliance policies. This relatively new compliance culture that, beyond the legal protection it entails, has implied a positive impact on corporate image, perception of shareholders and others reputational factors.

    Our experience allows us to advise our clients in the development of a comprehensive compliance policy, evaluate its reach to customers and suppliers, training the different areas of the company. Also, designing periodic evaluations allow testing the depth of behavioral changes in workers.

  • Our firm proactively helps clients avoid costly labor disputes through carefully drafted employment agreements, collective bargaining agreements, employee handbooks, as well as through the preparation of periodic client briefings.
    In addition, our expert team provides top-quality advice on other labor and social security matters and has a well-grounded reputation for representing employers in all phases of litigation involving employment-related disputes, including litigation and arbitration of claims.
  • Our firm’s wide expertise in media and entertainment legal issues related to film production and distribution through a variety of means, including theatrical, video and DVD, pay television, free television, radio, and internet enables us to meet the constantly changing needs of our clients in these areas.
    Our team has thorough knowledge of Internet regulations; privacy, copyright issues; preparation of entertainment related agreements (such as producer, distribution, merchandising, license and internet agreements), which allows us to provide our clients with first-quality legal services in these multi-disciplined business.
  • Our mergers and acquisitions team has a wide practice experience in a broad range of M&A transactionss, including asset and stock purchases, acquisitions related to bankruptcy, cross-border M&A transactions, tender offers, joint ventures, private equity and leveraged buyout transactions, as well as public company acquisitions.
    Our involvement in these matters encompasses the negotiations, the legal review of the relevant companies and the preparation of the contracts required to achieve the client’s goals.

    We also help our clients to find strategic local or foreign partners, capitalists and investors.

  • Our firm’s mining lawyers are constantly developing strategic advice regarding the business needs of precious and base minerals producers, representing various business entities: owners, manufacturers, lessees, lenders, consulting firms, construction companies, water companies, and private investors.

    We advise our clients in the construction and implementation of energy projects in Chile, along all their development stages, including thermoelectric, solar, wind, hydro and geothermal power plants. We have participated in relevant transactions related to power plants. Likewise, we permanently provide our services to companies, investors and project developers, whether Chilean or from abroad.
    Our team’s services include domestic and international mineral property development; mining acquisitions and permits; disputes and litigation; and lease and operational agreements, among other matters, covering a vast array of topics both in the metallic and non-metallic mining sectors.

    Our practice includes, among other matters, the drafting and negotiation of construction, easements and supply contracts, the request and obtaining of concessions and permits, project finance, legal due diligence, merger and acquisitions of energy companies, etc. All the foregoing allow us to offer a comprehensive service to our clients for the financing, development and operation of their energy projects.
  • Our firm is extremely aware that successful management of its complexity and opportunity determines real estate market success. We provide precise and specialized real estate advice to owners, builders, developers, investors, financiers, as well as real estate managers.
    Our expert team assists the firm’s clients in real estate finance, tax structuring, bankruptcy, development, foreign investment, land use and zoning, retail, leasing and litigation.
  • Tax

    The increasing complexity of tax regulations requires that our team be constantly creating and updating strategies and models that allow our clients to face such regulations.

    The firm draws on rich experience in advising our clients with respect to tax planning and implementation, both for individuals and corporations, local and international, with the aim of ensuring smooth and efficient operations for them.

    Our practice deals effectively with other tax matters such as tax litigation, private banking tax advice, as well as real estate and employment related taxes.