Entries by nelson bautista

Corporate and Business

Business Entities The Functioning of Limited Liability Companies (El funcionamiento de las sociedades de responsabilidad limitada) Modelos para la práctica societaria (Company Forms) Project Finance in the Dominican Republic: Getting the Deal Through 2015 An Overview of Dominican Security Law

International Trade and Investment

Overview of International Trade Investing in the Dominican Republlic DR-CAFTA Free Trade Agreement CARIFORUM-EC Economic Partnership Agreement Foreign Investment Law of the Dominican Republic 16-95 Enabling Regulation for the Dominican Foreign Investment Law (Decree 380-96)

Fitch raises risk rating for DR

International risk assessment firm Fitch Ratings raised the Dominican Republic’s rating to B+ from B, saying that the country has proved itself able to recover even in difficult economic times and has a diversified structure based on a competitive business climate and medium term investments. Fitch predicts that real economic growth in the Dominican Republic […]

Fabio Guzmán Ariza elected to the Dominican Academy of Letters

The Dominican Academy of Letters (Academia Dominicana de la Lengua) announced on November 18 the election of our name partner, Fabio J. Guzmán Ariza, as its newest numerary member (académico de número). Mr. Guzmán Ariza will fill the seat left vacant by the death of academician Mariano Lebrón Saviñón. A prolific author in the fields of […]

Club Med launches new plans for expansion and investment

The multinational tourist company Club Med announced the construction of 70 new villas at its current location in Punta Cana, besides a resort in another locale of the Dominican Republic whose location will be announced shortly, according to their executives that visited last Friday President Danilo Medina at the National Palace. Marilyne Mesiano and Gregory Lenter, […]

Tourist arrivals increase 10% in Jan.-Sept. 2014

Central Bank governor Hector Valdez Albizu said recently tourist arrivals increased 10% from January to September 2014 compared to the same period last year. In September, Central Bank statistics show a 13.3% increase. The buoyant tourism industry is behind the 7% Gross Domestic Product growth the country has experienced over the first nine months of […]

Guzmán Ariza at International Living conference

Guzmán Ariza partners, Alfredo A. Guzmán and César Calderón, recently attended International Living’s “Fast Track Your Retirement Overseas Conference 2014”, held in Las Vegas. In his presentation “Purchasing Real Estate and Obtaining Residency in the Dominican Republic”, Mr. Guzmán provided a step-by-step summary of the real estate purchase process, including such aspects as: the due […]

Chambers ranks Guzmán Ariza in Real Estate & Tourism

Chambers and Partners Latin America 2015 ranked Guzmán Ariza law firm in Real Estate and  Tourism, and Dr. Christoph Sieger, partner of the firm, was recognized as a recommended attorney in the area. The guide highlighted that Christoph Sieger “is not a soft lawyer, he will make it happen – he’s a bloodhound and my […]

Guzmán Ariza partner speaks at the Hispanic Bar Association

Dr. Christoph Sieger, partner at Guzmán Ariza, was invited by the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New Jersey and the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York in connection to talk about the status of the descendants of Haitian illegal immigrantes in the Dominican Republic after the recent […]