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Commercial

Business Advisors delivering smart solutions

The success of any business depends on fruitful relationships with customers and suppliers, based on effective sector-specific contracts.

The CMS Commercial team is best known for its client focus, experience in documenting new and complex business models and advising in day-to-day operations.

Our clients see us as business advisors rather than lawyers who just “paper” a deal. We deliver smart solutions that make sense of and simplify transactions in ways that add value and make practical sense for all parties.

Our services include advising on:

  • Supply arrangements.
  • Services agreements.
  • Distribution agreements.
  • Joint venture agreements.
  • Any type of commercial or bespoke contract

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26/10/2021
Com­ments on the need for the leg­al rep­res­ent­at­ive's sig­na­ture on the minutes...
The de­vel­op­ment of cor­por­ate af­fairs re­quires flex­ib­il­ity and ad­apt­ab­il­ity from cor­por­ate law, in or­der to pro­tect the share­hold­ers’ in­terests. Sim­il­arly, eco­nom­ic de­vel­op­ment de­pends largely on the...
18/05/2021
Sand­bag­ging clauses in Share Pur­chase Agree­ments in Colom­bia
In Colom­bia, as in many oth­er Lat­in Amer­ic­an jur­is­dic­tions, it is cus­tom­ary to in­clude pro­vi­sions of Com­mon Law in share pur­chase agree­ments. Such is the case of the rep­res­ent­a­tions and war­ranties, and...
31/03/2021
Elec­tron­ic sig­na­ture law in com­mer­cial con­tracts in Colom­bia
1. Defin­i­tion and form­al re­quire­ments of writ­ten leg­al state­ments or leg­al state­ments leg­ally bind­ing if the law re­quires writ­ten form If the leg­al de­clar­a­tion is on pa­per, it must be signed with a hand­writ­ten...
04/02/2021
Law and reg­u­la­tion of force ma­jeure in Colom­bia
1. Is there le­gis­la­tion on force ma­jeure in your law sys­tem? Yes, Colom­bi­an le­gis­la­tion deals with the two con­cepts of force ma­jeure and for­tu­it­ous events to­geth­er. These are one of the three lim­it­a­tions...
21/05/2020
Autonom­ous vehicles law and reg­u­la­tion in Colom­bia
1. Is the test­ing of AVs (SAE Levels 3-5) per­mit­ted on pub­lic roads in your jur­is­dic­tion? Most of the cars driv­en on Colom­bi­an streets have a 0-auto­mati­city level. There­fore, this type of test has not...
09/03/2020
The Civil Trust
Over the past few years, the civil trust has re­appeared strongly, and its use is be­com­ing in­creas­ingly fre­quent in leg­al re­la­tions, due to the eco­nom­ic and agile be­ne­fits that per­meate this fig­ure. The...