Foreign Investment & International Legal Affairs

At WMR, we understand what globalization means for business and are knowledgeable about the types of challenges and hurdles that businesses encounter in expanding operations or dealing with customers and suppliers internationally. We approach our clients with a commitment to understand their business goals and uncover their specific legal needs. We work side by side with our clients, to devise and deliver effective solutions with a business-oriented vision and a “can-do” attitude. Regardless of your international venture’s specific challenges, WMR can help make it happen. If you are seeking legal assistance to expand your business operations abroad, or to transact with customers or suppliers internationally, WMR provides expert assistance with due diligence reviews and assessments, contract drafting, negotiations and closings, RFP submissions, business incorporations and branch office registrations, financing transactions, investment protection, export-import regulations, business immigration, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) compliance, etc.

Wellstein Mora Rodriguez International attorneys are uniquely experienced and skilled for the Americas region and other high growth international markets. Our attorneys are trained and barred in both Civil and Common Law jurisdictions, and have firsthand experience living and working in international environments and countries. We principally practice in English, Spanish and French and also accommodate Portuguese language projects when needed. We have principal offices in Washington, DC and Montreal, Canada, representative offices in Latin America and the Caribbean, and an extensive network of representative offices around the world, which enables us to supervise and manage efficiently international projects, with focused and targeted project completion with best practices and consistent quality standards implemented throughout.

Attorneys at WMR have provided legal and policy consulting services for clients in Latin America (Venezuela, Nicaragua, Guyana, Cuba, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Bolivia, Panama, Paraguay, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador), the Caribbean (Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, OECS countries, Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, Haiti, Suriname, Guyana, St. Maarten, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos Islands, Belize, The Bahamas), Europe (Turkey, Romania, Finland, Hungary), Asia (India, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Mauritius,), and the Commonwealth of Independent States (Russian Federation, as well as the Central Asian Republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kirghizia).