Legal Guide to Doing Business in South America
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The authors, each seasoned in cross-border business transactions, examine in practical terms what really matters to inbound investment in their countries, including corporate forms, securities and financing issues, agency and distribution arrangements, taxes, labor and employment issues, intellectual property, environmental liabilities, trade and investment dispute resolution, and cultural and economic issues. Written in polished English and cognizant of the important nuances of Latin American civil law jurisdictions unfamiliar to investors from outside the region, the authors offer incoming businesspersons and their lawyers an overview essential to navigating the growing economic opportunities presented in South America. This new book, A Legal Guide to Doing Business in South America, Second Edition, discusses the legal environment of: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela and maps pathways to achieve the legal foundations for successful conduct of business. Authors include senior partners of leading Latin American law firms, who have also studied and practiced law in Europe and the United States.