The setup and registration of corporations allows the business owners and investors to limit the risks involved in business activities and to create a goodwill on a separate legal entity.

The legal system of Dominican Republic has a clearly defined framework of corporate law; the law firm Hoepelman & Rivera offers an easy access to corporate setup, registration and other corporate procedures.

  • Dominican Civil Code
  • Dominican Civil Procedures Code
  • Dominican Commercial Code
  • Law 16-95 - Foreign Investment Law
  • Law 173 - Protection to Local Importers & Representatives
  • Law 03-02 - Mercantile Registry
  • Other laws may apply.
Main applicable codes & laws:
  • Drafting of corporate agreement and by-laws
  • Registration of corporate name
  • Incorporation in Dominican Republic as a legal entity (DGII, Registro Mercantil)
  • Registration of existing and new Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights
  • Equity Joint Venture Agreements
  • Foreign Investments in Dominican Republic including technology transfer contracts
  • Assistance with: Any government law, regulation, resolution, procedure that may affect the individual rights of the business activities of the corporate client
  • Assistance in the negotiations and drafting of agreements related to Merger & Acquisitions transactions
Services offered to corporate clients: