Corporate Governance

SMPS Legal provides corporate governance services and advice on daily corporate legal needs, such as the management and safekeeping of corporate books, as well as in the development of sophisticated foreign capital structures to protect the investment and comply with the regulations applicable to these types of investment-related matters.

The team drafts and negotiates various types of operating, leases, acquisitions, loans, guarantees, franchises, service, construction, and supply contracts, among others, that allow our clients to take advantage of business opportunities.

We provide advice on foreign investments (including “neutral” investment); authorizations to invest in restricted areas and registrations in the National Registry of Foreign Investments.

Our lawyers are specialists in negotiating agreements as well as in the performance of specialized audits (due diligence) to adequately assess the risks and opportunities regarding transactions prior to the execution thereof.

We provide comprehensive compliance advice, which includes the creation and review of internal policies to comply with anti-money laundering regulations, and the development of internal rules for companies, such as the code of ethics and conduct, anti-corruption policies, money laundering, transparency, among others.

The firm implements investment structures through share and/or asset acquisitions, capitalizations, mergers, spin-offs, share exchanges and takeover bids.

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