Dominican Investors & Retirees Visa

Individuals from any country may obtain a permanent residence in the Dominican Republic provided that they receive a monthly pension of at least UDS1,500 or rents (passive income) of at least USD2,000. Dominican permanent residence status is granted to retirees and rentiers that complete the request process. This special incentives Law program for rentiers and […]

Dominican Joint Ventures

Dominican Republic joint ventures are recognized by Law as business entities which are contractual in nature and called “joint participation” entities. They are considered as business entities as long as their purpose and scope of activities are commercial in nature. These entities are incorporated through a contract by which two or more persons who have […]

Commercial Debt Collection

Commercial debt collection in Dominican Republic can be achieved through a lawsuit for debt collection, which is the mechanism used by creditors to pursue the collection of moneys derived from a debt by means of the Dominican judicial system. Suing for debt collection should be most useful whenever the creditor considers that his credit is […]

DR Foreign Branch Registration

Dominican Branch registration may be possible for foreign companies interested in doing business in the Dominican Republic (DR). To begin the process, qualified legal counsel is required for evaluating the company incorporation documents, drafting, preparing and filing the required corporate documents for branch registration and requesting, responding, following up and obtaining a Taxpayer Identification Number […]

Dominican Republic Law Overview

A Dominican Republic Law overview allows us to understand why Dominican Republic is the Caribbean‘s leading foreign investment, air and sea transportation, export free zones, and tourism destination. The main factors which helped Dominican Republic to attain this position are its geo strategic position in the very center of the Caribbean and between the United […]

DR Individual Limited Company

The Dominican Individual Limited Liability Company or EIRL belongs to an individual and is an entity provided with its own legal personality, with capacity to be owner of rights and obligations, which form an independent and separate patrimony from all the other assets of the individual owner of such enterprise. It may conduct all types […]

Dominican Company Incorporation

Dominican Company Incorporation main steps are the following: Search before the Dominican Trademark Office, draft and file the request of registration to obtain a company trade name. Draft by-laws, minutes of the incorporation meeting and related incorporation documents. These may be drafted as private documents or as a notary public act for signing by the […]

DR Insolvency & Restructuring

On January 3th of 2017, The Judicial Branch Council (CPJ acronym in Spanish) of the Dominican Republic issued an Act which establishes the halls for the liquidation and restructuring courts for companies and individuals traders. The First Hall of the Civil and Commercial Chamber of First Instances of the National District and second Hall of […]

Dominican Branch Registration

Dominican Branch may be registered by foreign companies interested in doing business in the Dominican Republic (DR). Under Dominican law, a registered foreign company branch office can enter into contracts and execute and settle transactions in its own name, and can sue and be sued at its place of business. In order to successfully complete […]

Corporate Maintenance Services

Dominican corporate maintenance services to meet legal requirements is essential for every registered company in Dominican Republic. Companies must file for their business register within the following month after their incorporation, and the same should be renewed every two years. On the other hand, changes of domicile or other which may give rise to a […]