Law No. 544-14 of International Private Law

This Law regulates the international private relations of civil and commercial nature in the Dominican Republic, in particular, (i) the extent and limits of the Dominican jurisdiction; (ii) the determination of the applicable law; and (iii) the terms of the...

Real Property Release

The Dominican Taxing Authority (Dirección General de Impuestos Internos – DGII) issued the General Rule No. 08-2014 for the release of property to those individuals and companies that have sold a property and whose purchaser has not made ​​the payment of the...

Proposed Solution for the Overlapping of Real Property

There are over 365,000 cases of lots, of which 230,000 overlap in less than 1%. The Supreme Court of Justice issued Rule No. 3764-2014 in an effort to resolve the overlapping of land surveys. Historically there have been location and displacement errors on the land...

Unsolicited Commercial Communications

Law No. 310-14, enacted on August 8 2014, addresses unsolicited commercial communications via email.  This Law stipulates that all electronic commercial communications must contain the term “publicidad”, the Spanish language equivalent of “commercial advertisement”,...