Our Firm advised LDLM Investments LLC (a company incorporated in the United States of America) in the partnership with Compañía Cervecerias Unidas S.A. / Compañía Pisquera de Chile S.A. (companies incorporated in the Republic of Chile) in Americas Distilling Investments LLC, owner of the pisco brand BarSol. The amount of the deal is confidential. Garcia Sayan’s lawyers involved in the transaction were: partners Alfredo Gastañeta and Manuel Gastañeta; senior associates Alfonso Tola and Poul Ponce and associate Juan Diego Mujica. Date June 2017.
Our Firm advised Camet Trading S.A.C., a Peruvian company leader in the trading of Hass avocado, in the partnership with Westfalia Fruit International Limited (a company incorporated in the United Kingdom), worldwide leader producer and trader of avocado. The amount of the deal is undisclosed. The lawyers involved in the transaction were Camet Trading’s in-house counsel Juan Pedro Portaro and Garcia Sayan’s partners Alfredo Gastañeta and Alberto Varillas and senior associate Alfonso Tola. Date January 2017.
Our Firm provides permanent legal advice to various clients, including: Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. and subsidiaries, Grupo Cencosud, Volcán Compañía Minera S.A.A. and subsidiaries, SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance S.A., Grupo Volvo, Unión Andina de Cementos in the trials held by different processes such as civil, administrative, environmental, etc.
The client is the principal biodiesel producer in Peru. They have to close his factory in 2014 because of the subsidized and dumped biodiesel exported to Peru by Argentinian producers. Our Firm filed 2 processes, one for anti-dumping measures and the other for countervailing duties.After two years of litigation before the national authority (INDECOPI), and with an active defence of the Argentinian government and biodiesel exporters, we have won both cases. The Peruvian government has applied very important antidumping and countervailing duties against Argentinian biodiesel. Imports of Argentinian biodiesel in the last year is equivalent to US$1,250,000,000.00.
They are exporting fibres and yarns to the Peruvian textile and apparel industry, which export garments to the US. We have developed a strategy to use NAFTA and the Free Trade Agreement between USA and Peru to allow this important business.In course.
Our Firm advised the client in the development of a commercial strategy to export to different countries using the Free Trade Agreements in force.Value US$ 50MM.In course.
Sucroalcolera del Chira S.A. is the main producer of ethanol in Peru. Our Firm have filed a case before INDECOPI against US ethanol exporters to obtain the application of countervailing duties.ValueUS$ 100MM. Process in course.
RINTI S.A. is the principal producer of dog food of Peru. We have structured an exporting strategy to penetrate markets of the countries with which Peru has free trade agreements. Value US$ 10MM. In course.
Our Firm advised Zodiac International Corporation in the complete protection of Zodiac’s trademark portfolio in Peru and in trademark cancellations.
Our Firm advised Faro Capital Safi Investment fund, an active fund in buying retail stores and trademarks, in relation to the acquisition and maintenance of its trademarks portfolio in Peru.
We are defending JJC Edificaciones S.A.C. in 2 trademark oppositions and once cancellation action against a very important trademark in the real estate industry with an important value in the Peruvian market.
Our Firm advised the client before the Foundations Supervision Board to carry out the sale of two properties owned by him. This advice involved the registry update of properties to be sold as well as the sale itself. The sale value of both properties was US $ 2,375,000.00. Date: May and July, 2017.
Our clients Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A., Cencosud Peru S.A., Compañía Minera Milpo S.A.A., Compañía Minera Atacocha, Volcan Compañía Minera S.A. have among others been advised by our Firm in various legal labor procedures such as labor lawsuits, damages due to work accidents and health issues, dismissals, as well as in several collective bargaining negotiations that currently are in progress to be solved.
Our Firm advised the client in order to obtain water licenses to reuse treated water in their industrial plant. March 2017.
Legal advice related to environmental matters for a due diligence of an agricultural company and a hydroelectric generation plant. April 2017
Legal advice on the registration of a new controlled chemical product, to allow its importation and commercialization in the local market. May 2017
Legal analysis and advice on environmental matters and impacts of a corporate reorganization of two companies from the Group. June 2017
Our Firm advised the client in a due diligence of mining concessions in order to establish an NSR Royalty in each mining concessions. November 2017.
Legal advice in the negotiation with peasant communities about contractual structure and strategic planning, in order to obtain the authorization to use the lands of a peasant community for mining activities. October 2017.
Our Firm advised in the execution of a Mining Assignment Agreement of Castrovirreyna’s quarries. October 2017
Our Firm advised in the negotiation of an MOU and a Framework Agreement with Southern Legacy Perú S.A.C. related to an Oxide and Sulphide Project. January, 2017.