Hard Rock Hotel SDQ Construction Q1 2016

By Arthur & Castillo (info@aclaw.com) Hard Rock Hotel executives have presented the Dominican Government a project for the construction of a Hotel in the business and financial center of Santo Domingo. The Hard Rock Hotel Santo Domingo will be 40 stories high and will be built at Lincoln Avenue in  in the first quarter of […]

Shopmundo.com Launching

By Arthur & Castillo (info@aclaw.com) ARTHUR & CASTILLO attorneys attended client launching of the first E- Commerce platform in the Dominican Republic Shopmundo.com in a Press Release on October 27, 2015. Shopmundo.com E-commerce site is oriented to a target market that is pristine, where clients and sellers can connect in areas where it is difficult […]

DR Single Owner Limited Company

The Dominican Single Owner Limited Liability Company or EIRL belongs to an individual and is an entity provided with its own legal personality, with capacity to be owner of rights and obligations, which form an independent and separate patrimony from all the other assets of the individual owner of such enterprise. It may conduct all types […]

Dominican Property Inheritance

 By: Maria Arthur. (marthur@aclaw.com) Under Dominican Law, there are two very important aspects of Dominican property inheritance which have an impact on Dominican property inheritance of real estate assets of a deceased individual: the time and domicile of the deceased. The time of opening of a state is the day that death occurs. Based on […]

DR Company Management

By Arthur & Castillo (info@aclaw.com) Dominican Republic Companies may be represented by one or more representatives, whether compensated or not, who do not have to be partners. The representatives may delegate part or all of their duties, if the by-laws so allow, but are liable to the company for the actions of the persons to […]

Dominican Corporation SA

By Felipe Isa Castillo (fcastillo@aclaw.com) The Dominican corporation or Sociedad Anonima- SA is a business entity that exists among two or more persons under a corporate name and is composed exclusively by shareholders whose responsibility for the losses is limited to their contributions. Its capital is represented by negotiable titles called shares, who must be […]

Buying DR Property: Avoiding Conflicts

By Felipe Isa Castillo (fcastillo@aclaw.com) The Dominican Republic is the largest economy in the Caribbean and Central America. Many foreigners who come to the Dominican Republic, for either business or pleasure, discover the many different environments found within a short drive: major internationally-linked cities, scenic tropical country sides, serene mountain ranges, and pristine white sand […]

DR Hotels & Casinos Minimum Wage

By Arthur & Castillo (info@aclaw.com) Employers in the Dominican hotels, casinos, restaurants, bars, cafes, cafeterias, night clubs, fast food and other food and beverage business, should know that Dominican Labor Ministry Resolution 17-2015 of National Minimum Wage for such sectorized employees was approved on August 25, 2015. The most relevant provisions of Resolution 17-2015 include: […]

Dominican companies tax incentives

By Arthur & Castillo (info@aclaw.com) On May of 2015, the Center for the Industrial Development and Competitiveness awarded 16 Industrial Qualification Certificates to companies that will benefit from the provisions established under Law 392-07 of Industrial Development and Competitiveness; including tax and custom duties exemptions, in order to promote actions that shall endeavor the improvement […]

Buying Real Estate in Dominican Republic

 By Felipe Isa Castillo (fcastillo@aclaw.com) The purchase of Real Estate in the Dominican Republic is governed by Real Estate Property Registration Law No. 108-05 of 2005 and its regulations, the Dominican Civil Code and other special Dominican laws which may apply depending on the type of transaction. General Requirements of Form and Substance Among the […]