By: Mariana Muñiz-LaraCamille Álvarez
Due to the significant increase in contagions and hospitalizations in connection with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic during the last two weeks, the Governor of Puerto Rico has


Continue Reading Amid spike in positive cases, Puerto Rico tightens restrictions for businesses and tourism

By: Manuel López-Zambrana | Janine Guzman | Juan Feliciano

On June 22, 2020, the Puerto Rico Treasury Department (“PRTD”) issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter 20-29 (“IRCL 20-29”) to extend the period until December 31, 2020
Continue Reading Puerto Rico extends period for individuals to receive qualified retirement and individual retirement plan distributions for disaster relief

We wish to congratulate the lawyers of DLA Piper Latin America who have earned the award of 2020 Best Lawyers in their respective regions and fields. FELICIDADES!

2020 LATIN AMERICA LAWYERS OF THE YEAR


Continue Reading The Best Lawyers recognizes 49 lawyers from DLA Piper Latin America, naming three partners “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective regions

By Nikos Buxeda and Camille Álvarez

Puerto Rico’s Act 75 of June 24, 1964 was enacted to protect Puerto Rican distributors or dealers from arbitrary terminations to a distribution agreement. It essentially provides that, regardless
Continue Reading Puerto Rico’s Dealers Act: what every principal should know before selling products or services in Puerto Rico

Written by: Nikos Buxeda, Manuel López-Zambrana, Camille Alvarez and Juan Carlos Feliciano

Ten years ago, private equity funds and hedge funds were practically nonexistent in Puerto Rico. This has changed dramatically as the
Continue Reading Private equity and hedge funds in Puerto Rico – a welcoming environment in the Caribbean