Colombia is Latin America's third largest economy and one of the region's most dynamic markets. Led by a strong fiscal climate and robust commodity exports, business opportunity abounds throughout the urban centers in the Andes to the coastal cities on its two ocean shores, this country offers clients from many sectors around the world the benefits of expanding and globalizing its business.
Rely on our team in Colombia to handle a full portfolio of legal services in: Banking and Finance; Competition and Antitrust; Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Employment and Labor; Intellectual Property and Technology; Privacy and Cybersecurity; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Mining; Energy; Arbitration; Environment and Natural Resources; Public Law; Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy; Tax; and Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation.
Located in Colombia's capital city and seat of power, our track record of delivering comprehensive legal services and advice to our customers reaches back more than 100 years and is reflected in scores of recognitions across many international legal publications. We were the recipient of Chambers and Partners’ 2015 Outstanding Client Service Award and virtually all of our partners in Colombia are ranked in the top international directories of the world.
Whether you are looking to do business in Colombia or seeking to expand outside your borders, benefit from skilled lawyers and professionals based in Colombia and abroad, who are continuously responding to the challenges of an increasingly globalized world, and who are able to service your legal needs wherever your business takes you.
July 22, 2016
Dentons is ranked as a Tier 1 firm in seven categories and is recognized for its work in 15 countries and four regions. Nineteen of our lawyers are listed as leading lawyers in energy and infrastructure, and two are recognized as rising stars. Read more
October 19, 2016
October 7, 2016
For a couple of years now many observers of the mining sector have viewed consolidation as an inevitable and necessary component of the recovery from difficult market conditions that began in 2012. However, despite that fact that market conditions have recently improved, the recovery has not been led by a wave of consolidation as anticipated. Yet the consolidation thesis still holds, even if the timing seems to have been a bit delayed, as supported by recent M&A trends. Read more
October 3, 2016
Since video surveillance systems involve the capture of images of individuals, Colombian privacy law must be observed when operating such mechanisms. Therefore, the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce issued the publication "Guidelines for the protection of personal data in video surveillance systems" to provide guidance to all individuals and companies using or wishing to use such devices. Read more
The global energy sector is undergoing a dramatic transformation. New technologies and new regulations in nearly every subsector are straining yesterday's business models. Foundational elements throughout the industry, including energy transfer and storage, have seen massive disruption. At the same time, price fluctuations, volatile consumer demand and cyber and physical security concerns continue to add to an unpredictable future. Read more
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Lima, PeruOctober 24, 2016
For a third consecutive year, Dentons is proud to support the Mining & Investment Latin America Summit (MILA), the largest mining and investment event in Latin America, which was incepted in 2014. This year’s summit will host an audience of more than 650 attendees, including miners, investors and financiers. Read more
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May 16, 2016
March 1, 2016
Global law firm Dentons, Colombia's Cardenas & Cardenas, and Mexico’s López Velarde today formalized their combinations. The launches follow the initial announcement last December that partners of each firm approved the combinations.
With these combinations, Colombia and Mexico are now home to the world's largest law firm. With more than 7,300 lawyers serving more than 55 countries, the Firm offers clients the benefit of quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute—now including the Firm's first physical presence in Latin America. Read more
February 1, 2016
After three years of negotiations, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached an agreement on the regulation for the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR). Read more
Our team of expert professionals in this area has designed a service portfolio to help companies reduce its risks by harmonizing its business objectives, the intercompany transactions and determining solutions related to transfer pricing. Read more
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