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Colombia

Regardless of the circumstances, the labor practice and the management of the relationship between Companies, employees and the control and/or inspection entities have been a key issue within organizations in order to guarantee the successful and efficiently achievements of the operational goals, but above all, to properly manage their human resources as the most important.

Working with CMS Rodríguez-Azuero entails working with a team of expert lawyers who will always support you, not only throughout crisis situations, resolution and legal representation, but in the timely and adequate design of preventive and improving strategies. Our labor, social security and migratory team advises domestic and international clients in regards with the issues that may affect their activities in Colombia and abroad.

Our services include:

  • Provide counsel in cases related to labor contracts, labor conditions adjustments, workplace regulations, hiring, dismissals, retirement plans, sanctions, apprenticeships, policies and measures in occupational hazards, labor risk, and, all issues related with the core business on this matter.
  • Provide counsel in cases related with expats and the integral management of immigration permits and Colombian visas.
  • Provide legal representation to the clients in judicial processes, judicial conciliation, as well as proceedings before the administrative authorities.
  • Best practice reports to verify the fulfillment of the labor and social security regulations.
  • In merger and acquisition transactions, we also develop due diligence processes.
  • Provide advice in due diligence operations and legal representation in matters related to the inspections process carried out by the Unidad de Gestión Pensional y Parafiscales (UGPP) (special administrative entity in charge of the surveillance of the social security and payroll contributions of employers).
  • Provide advice in due diligence operations and legal presentation in the processes of real and presumed debt, in pension contributions, before Entidades Administradoras de Pensiones.
  • Provide advice in due diligence operations and legal presentation in disability recovery processes, before Entidades Promotoras de Salud (EPS).
  • Advice on pensions, contributions to social security and application of bilateral agreements between Colombia and other countries in pension matters.
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    Employment & Pensions

    Regardless of the circumstances, the labor practice and the management of the relationship between Companies, employees and the control and/or inspection entities have been a key issue within organizations to guarantee the successful and efficiently achievement of the operational goals, but above all, to properly manage their human resources as the most important.

    Working with CMS Rodríguez-Azuero entails working with a team of expert lawyers who will always support you, not only throughout crisis situations, resolution and legal representation, but in the timely and adequate design of preventive and improving strategies. Our labor, social security and migratory team advises domestic and international clients in regards with the issues that may affect their activities in Colombia and abroad.

    Tax

    Our Tax Law team offers comprehensive advice on all tax issues that may arise in the development of business activities in Colombia, through permanent consultancy that solves the daily transactions of your business. We also have a qualified team with experience in operations or special projects that will allow you to be informed on tax effects, evaluate risks and make decisions.

    Lawyers within the Tax Law area have participated in several business reorganization operations that allow them to carry out the necessary accompaniment in this type of transactions, from the due diligence stage, to the structuring and closing of the corresponding operations.

    Likewise, our team has an extensive experience in disputes and litigation before the tax and customs authorities of the national or local order and before the administrative jurisdiction.

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