International Law is the approach of 1493 Law Firm, all our legal services have an international angle. We were born into the globalization and globalization is what we offer.

Our experience as representatives of the Government, legal consultants, attorneys and professors in international law topics, allows us to offer our clients a unique view of law and some specific services in this field.

We have offices in Bogotá and Beijing, which allow us to be a bridge between Latin America and Asia.

We have accompanied the internationalization of Latin American business towards United States, Canada, Latin American, Africa and China. Our local presence in Bogotá and Beijing make us the perfect partner for access to the Chinese and Asian market.

  • Strategy and internationalization of companies towards China. We are interpreters of Chinese law for Latin American entrepreneurs.
  • Legal strategy in the internationalization of Colombian companies towards the world.
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts for internationalization.
  • Protection of intangible property.
  • Consultancy concerning Bilateral Investment Treaties and investment chapters within Free Trade Agreements.
  • International Taxation and Double Taxation Treaties.
  • Foreign exchange law.
  • Consultancy for procedures related to exports. Permits, licenses, sanitary and phytosanitary measures.
  • Consultancy regarding rules of origin.
  • Legal procurement.

We have years of experience in international trade and foreign investment, either the public and private sectors, so our team is capable of offering consultancy in all matters concerning for the establishment of your business abroad, from Joint Ventures, mergers and acquisitions to green field in Asia, China and worldwide.

We have offices in Bogotá and Beijing, which allow us to be a bridge between Latin America and Asia.

  • Establishing companies, subsidiaries, branches, and commercial presence.
  • Mergers and acquisitions.
  • Consultancy on Bilateral Investment Treaties, investment chapters within Free Trade Agreements.
  • International tax matters and Double Taxation Treaties.
  • Foreign currency exchange law.
  • Immigration and labor matters.
  • Requesting and obtaining sanitary registrations.
  • Revision of labelling, advertising materials and inserts.

We have extensive experience in international business law. We understand and protect your interests in the negotiation and enforcement of contracts with national and foreign counterparts.

Our offices in Bogotá y Beijing allows us to be a bridge between Latin America and Asia.

  • Negotiation and drafting of preparatory documents (Letters of intention, MOUs, promises for future businesses, etc.)
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts (collaboration contracts, international sale of goods, Incoterms, international service rendering contracts, international distribution contracts, franchise contracts, etc.)
  • Drafting and review of dispute resolution clauses.
  • Analysis and review of guarantees for the enforcement of international contracts.