5th. Anniversary + video

Two months ago marked five year since Litwak & Partners opened the doors of its first office, located in Montevideo, Uruguay.

At that time, we did not have neither the team that we have now nor the four offices that makes us the offshore firm with the greatest coverage in Latin America, but we did have the same passion that moves us today and the trust of our first clients, many of them used to working with law firms much larger than ours.

Posted on May 27, 2016 .

BVI Finance launches team BVI Latin America, headead by Martin Litwak

TEAM BVI LatAm comprises of private sector professionals representing every aspect of the industry. Members include: Luciana Fernández of JTC Group (Brasil), Alvaro Becerra of Amicorp (Chile), Victor Hugo Rodriguez of LatAm Alternatives (Miami, USA), Javier Canosa of Canosa Abogados (Argentina), Jerry Feldman of Sobek Global Finance Fund Ltd./Aten Management Ltd., (Perú), Alvaro Tringolo and Jacqueline Schwartz, both based in Uruguay, and Rubens Boicenco, an independent industry consultant. TEAM BVI LatAm will be headed by Martin Litwak, Founder and Managing Partner of Litwak & Partners.

Posted on November 17, 2015 .

Incubating opportunities - Article published in Latin Lawyer

Compared with developed jurisdictions, Latin American investment funds tend to be more cost-sensitive and have fewer assets under management. With the British Virgin Islands recently enacting new regulations aimed at fund managers from emerging markets, Martín Litwak from Litwak & Partners discusses the types of funds created and the differences between them.

Posted on August 2, 2015 .

BVI Extends FATCA Deadlines

The Premier and Minister of Finance of the British Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable
D. Orlando Smith, made an Order that formalises the extension of both the
registration deadline and, more importantly, the reporting deadline that BVI financial institutions had to comply with their obligations under the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”).

Posted on July 16, 2015 .

Mr. Martin Litwak was also invited to serve on the Advisory Committee to assist to D. Orlando Smith, OBE, current Premier of the British Virgin Islands.

As a leading expert in the Financial Services Industry, Mr. Martin Litwak was also invited to serve on the Advisory Committee to assist to D. Orlando Smith, OBE, current Premier of the British Virgin Islands. The Advisory Committee comprises senior industry leaders, drawn from government and the private sector.

Posted on October 24, 2014 .

Litwak & Partners expands in the region and opens offices in Lima (Peru)

In 2013, after two years of hard work since it was founded in 2011, Litwak & Partners definitely became an alternative to international law firms, particularly in the creation of investment funds and regulated companies providing financial service, setting up asset protection structures and providing advice on corporate finance transactions.

Posted on April 18, 2014 .

FATCA – Extension of registration

IRS extends registration deadline to 5 May 2014

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has just issued a 10-day extension to the initial 25 April 2014 deadline for Foreign Financial Institutions (“FFI”) to complete their FATCA registration and receive their Global Intermediary Identification Number (“GIIN”).

Posted on April 17, 2014 .

Tax information treaty between Argentina and Uruguay

Please find below a link to an article which appeared this morning in one of the main local newspapers here in Montevideo (El Pais).

It is about the treaty entered into Argentina and Uruguay to exchange information for tax purposes to which we had already referred several times during these past few months.