Corporate and Securities:

  • Counsel to a publicly traded pharmaceutical company with respect to Puerto Rico corporate, regulatory and commercial law aspects of merging into another pharmaceutical company. 
  • Counsel to a publicly traded multinational pharmaceutical company with respect to the Puerto Rico corporate, regulatory and commercial law aspects of the spinoff of its bio-science business operations to a separate publicly held company.
  • Counsel to a publicly traded pharmaceutical company with respect to Puerto Rico corporate and commercial law aspects of the spinoff of its research based pharmaceuticals operations to a separate publicly held company.
  • Counsel to a multinational conglomerate in connection with Puerto Rico aspects of the global restructuring of an oil and gas business, in preparation for the merger of such business with another oil and gas company.
  • Counsel to multinational aviation company in negotiation of long-term lease, construction and employment incentive agreements and design-build agreement in connection with the US$65 million construction of a 5-bay hangar at an airport and the commencement of maintenance, repair and overhaul operations therein.
  • Counsel to an employee staffing company in a $10 million financing for international operations. 
  • Counsel to sponsors and investment advisers of Puerto Rico private equity funds.
  • Counsel to the Puerto Rico subsidiary of a European bank with respect to a US$13 million issuance of notes by an issuer to finance the acquisition and remodeling of a hotel in Condado, Puerto Rico. 
  • Collaborated with other DLA Piper offices as counsel to an insurance company in the sale of its Latin American business in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. 

Tax Incentives and Exemptions:

  • Counsel to multiple companies exporting services from Puerto Rico under former Act No. 20 of 2012 and high net worth individuals seeking relocation to Puerto Rico under former Act No. 22 of 2012.
  • Counsel to private equity funds requesting tax benefits under former Act No. 185 of 2014 and the Puerto Rico Tax Incentives Code.
  • Counsel to a residential solar energy panel and battery storage company in connection with the procurement of a tax exemption grant under the Green Energy Incentives Act, No. 83 of 2010. 
  • Counsel to a manufacturer of paint products in obtaining a sales and use tax exemption for the resale of products in Puerto Rico. 
  • Counsel to international trampoline park company in obtaining tax incentives under Act No. 73 of 2008. 
  • Counsel to Puerto Rico Government in the disbursement and concession of tax credits under the various tax incentives.