Loyens & Loeff
Latin America

Latin America

Are you a Latin-American organisation and want to invest or trade in Europe or other regions? Or are you a multinational or financial institution and want to expand your businesses to Latin-America? You can derive benefits by investing through the Benelux and Switzerland. 

The advantages that the Benelux and Switzerland can offer you:

  • Competitive tax climate
  • Favourable fund regimes
  • Favourable special (tax) incentives
  • Legal certainty
  • Foreign investment protection
  • Reduced compliance and administrative burden
  • Favourable private wealth and estate planning
  • Short lines with the regulators

 The Netherlands

  • One of the world’s largest suppliers of investment capital in terms of outbound and inbound foreign direct investment.
  • A highly competitive business and investment climate
  • An extensive treaty network (bilateral investment treaties as well as tax treaties).

 Luxembourg

  • Recognised as a leading international financial hub in Europe
  • A major player in the investment funds industry offering asset managers a platform to launch and distribute investment fund products in Europe and across the globe.
  • Many types of financial instruments can be used by Luxembourg companies for debt issuance, including bond issuance.
  • The stock exchange is the largest exchange in Europe in terms of International bond listings.

 Belgium

  • The main gateway for exports to Europe and phenomenal access to Europe’s key markets and suppliers.
  • The headquarters of the European Union and NATO gives international lobbyists unprecedented access to European decision makers.

 Switzerland

  • Hosts a substantial number of European and regional headquarters of foreign multinationals, as well as important operations and services for foreign multinationals to take advantage of, including Swiss trading companies.
  • The banking industry places Zürich as one of the largest financial centres in the world.
  • An increasing number of high-net-worth individuals have discovered the benefits Switzerland has to offer to private wealth and estate planning.

What we can do for you?

Are you considering to invest or expand your business out of Latin America or into one of the countries in this region? And you are looking for assistance in for example setting up cross-border (investment) structures to achieve your specific goals. The members of the Region Team Latin America have a broad knowledge of the Latin American market and legal systems. We are ready to assist you.

In order to serve you in the best way possible, we comprise professionals from various expertises like International Tax Law, Corporate / M&A, Banking & Finance, Investment Management, Litigation, Regulatory Law and Employment Law. 

Within the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland, we are accustomed to coordinating complicated cross-border projects with non-Benelux parties.

Outside the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland we focus on building relationships with outstanding international law firms and tax advisers, in order to serve you worldwide at the highest level.

We travel to the region on a frequent basis to visit clients, befriended firms and to attend regional congresses and seminars.

Contact

Please contact us to discuss if and how we can be of any assistance.

Associates