Practice Areas: BVA Corparate and Commercial

This is the Firm’s area of major activity.  We advise all kinds of companies from different sectors of the country’s economic activity: banking and finance, carbonated and alcoholic beverages, oil and energy, electricity, technology, land transportation, engineering and construction, among others.

Our main area of service is oriented towards the development of a company’s day to day operations, from drafting contracts in their specific areas of activity, to relationships with their employees, financing, law and regulation’s compliance, operating permits and everything that involves their daily activity.

The experience acquired throughout the years, has allowed the Firm to advise national and foreign banks and financial institutions, both private and public, in the drafting and negotiation of financial contracts, investment banking operations, debt structuring and restructuring and financial institutions mergers and acquisitions.

The Firm has advised the purchase, merger and/or restructuring of banks, power distribution companies, telecommunications corporations, manufacturing companies, and so on.

 

The Firm has advised several industries in the sector, from electricity generators, to traders and distributors.  It has also advised organizations responsible for the administration of the regional electricity markets as well as regulators, non-governmental organizations responsible for the formulation of policies applicable to distribution, regional interconnection, taxes, transmission rights, and so on.

The Firm has advised on domestic and foreign issues, especially in the squares of New York, London, Luxembourg, Ireland, Panama and El Salvador. Debt securities and securitizations have been issued, covered by the different rules that govern the matter.

BVA se complace en presentar la nueva línea de servicio Impuestos Municipales, la cual cuenta con la trayectoria, experiencia y respaldo de un equipo de profesionales especializados en nuestras diferentes áreas de práctica: Somos su opción Integral: Legal, Impuestos, Administración.

Asesoría en Inconsistencias de Impuesto Municipales.

Apoyo en solución de controversias.

Recuperación de pagos indebidos, complementos y/o saldos a favor.

Optimización de carga fiscal.

Diligencias en apertura y cierre de cuentas corrientes.

From its early start, Benjamín Valdez & Asociados advised one of the most important oil companies operating in El Salvador in all its upstream and downstream operations, that is: from oil imports and refining to the distribution of gasoline, diesel, grease, aviation fuels, lubricants and other petroleum products to final consumers.

The quality of our service made us deserve the trust of the new owners of this operation, who in 2012 acquired all the assets of our original client.  In addition, we advise the new owners and their subsidiaries regarding compliance with their legal obligations, regulatory environment, with regards to the distribution, deposit, transportation and marketing of petroleum products in the country.

The Firm has advised entities regulated by the Anti-Money Laundering Act in their registration and accreditation process at the Financial Investigation Unit of the Attorney General’s Office, providing support in the elaboration of policy manuals, due diligence procedures to audit adequate observance and acting as external advisors to compliance officers; as well as training client’s staff in the application of the laws related to this matter and internal regulations that prevent the company from being utilized for money laundering activities.

La propiedad intelectual se ha vuelto un activo empresarial muy valioso; para los emprendedores y sus empresas es importante proteger la identidad de sus productos o servicios e invenciones, con el objetivo de lograr posicionarse en el mercado. Por medio de protección de las marcas, nombres comerciales, invenciones, derechos de autor y cualquier derecho de propiedad intelectual conexo se agrega valor a la empresa. En Benjamín Valdez & Asociados contamos con un equipo comprometido para brindar el servicio, especializados en el área de propiedad intelectual.
Entre los servicios que brinda la firma en el área de Propiedad Intelectual están:
Registro de Marcas y su renovación
Búsqueda de Marcas
Registro de Nombres Comerciales
Registro de patentes, modelos de utilidad y diseños industriales
Registro de Derechos de Autor

La Firma cuenta con experiencia y respaldo en el área de migración y extranjería, asesorando y gestionando los trámites migratorios de importantes empresas de carácter nacional e internacional, garantizando el estatus migratorio legal de las personas extranjeras.

Entre los servicios que la Firma ofrece, se encuentran los siguientes:
Residencia temporal con autorización para trabajar para centroamericanos y panameños de origen
Residencia temporal con autorización para trabajar para no centroamericanos
Residencia temporal para grupos familiares de todas las nacionalidades
Residencia temporal en calidad de inversionista
Residencias definitivas
Prórroga de estadía en calidad de turista

Todos los servicios antes detallados, cuentan con asesoría migratoria calificada y asistencia desde el principio hasta la finalización del trámite.

Benjamín Valdez & Asociados has an extensive experience advising, both national and foreign companies, on Labor Law matters. As a law firm we know the importance and relevance of complying with labor regulations, to guarantee a better relationship between employer and employee.

For this reason as firm we offer the following services:

Preparation of Individual Labor Contracts

Registration of Labor Contracts in the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

Modifications to the terms and conditions of existing Labor Contracts.

Preparation of Internal Labor Regulations

Registration of Internal Labor Regulations in the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

Legal advice on Employer Substitutions.

Legal advice on inspections carried out by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

Registry and renewal of workplace registration statement of Natural or Legal person.

Full Labor Due Diligences.

Advice on all kind of labor contract termination.

Counseling and representation in all kind of labor processes, such as administrative or judicial nature.

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