Diego Márquez Arango, director of our the team, is a lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Master in Business Law and International Business from Universidad Católica de Ávila (Spain), Specialist in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, and has training in Emerging Legal Practices and Regulated Sectors (Spain), Agribusiness (Argentina), among others.
With more than 15 years of experience, he has worked on projects in Colombia and several countries around the world, including Spain, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Uruguay, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Panama, Ecuador, Mexico and the United States.
He specializes in business issues such as corporate governance, litigation and tax planning, family wealth management and family protocols, M&A and bankruptcy. In addition to his practical experience, he is a university professor and co-author of academic and practical texts related to business matters and non-profit entities.
OUR PRACTICE AREAS
These are our practice areas. All of them are related, and are important for companies and entrepreneurs.
From the drafting and negotiation of contracts, exchange law, to bankruptcy. The day-to-day of companies to be able to focus on what matters, and not on what it they have to.
Advice on labor matters is provided through a third party that shares our way of doing things.
An obsession: the preservation of the company and the impact on stakeholders. For this reason, we have an important practice in corporate governance, where we support ESAL, family businesses, start-ups and any commercial company.
FAMILY WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Our experience of more than 10 years on family matters, integrating all of our practice areas, allows us to advise families in the organization of their assets and eventual negotiation separating family from the company and the property, which It also implies the eventual negotiation and execution of a family protocol.
Our team have been able to participate in important corporate conflicts, where we advise the shareholders from the beginning and until the final decision. We will always try to reach agreements before litigation.
We love these transactions. In academics, in our practice and all days, we make our best efforts to make win-win transactions.
Our favorite mission in tax matters is to plan and evaluate the impacts of the operations.
We advise and represent people and companies in tax processes with all tax authorities.
We have had the opportunity to be involved in the most important and recognized bankruptcy or judicial liquidation processes of companies, as creditors and as debtors. Businesses must be preserved.
Our usual industries, but not the only ones.
Proven experience in this sector that we love so much.
Advise to IPS in all its regulatory needs, and in daily operations.
Restaurants, catering, hotels and, in general, the tourism sector.
Family protocols, mechanisms for the preservation of family heritage.
RETAIL & SERVICES
Manufacturing, services and retail.
The same passion of entrepreneurs is what we have.
Arts events, ticket offices, projection and exhibition of films.
Videogames, telemedicine, and more.
Here are some of the most important articles of our team.
This is a book published by Cámara de Comercio de Medellín about the non profit entities (ESAL)
Book published by CESA about Family protocols and corporate governance in family companies.
In Foro del Jurista, 37th edition, published by Cámara de Comercio de Medellín, we talk about family wealth management.