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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...

Law against Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism

Law No. 155-17 against Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism, was enacted on May 31, 2017, which changed considerably the money laundering prevention in the Dominican Republic. The enacted of this law responded to the Dominican Republic incorporation to 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 Real...

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”,...

Data Protection Law

Data Protection Law No. 172-13 was enacted on December 13, 2013 (Data Protection Law). The objective of the Law is to ensure the protection of personal data located in files, records, bank data, or other technical means and to regulate the processing of data recorded...

Who’s Who Legal

Who's Who Legal 2017 and Global Investigations Review, Asset Recovery 2016 Who's Who Legal, Law Business Research LTD. recognized Aimée Prieto from Prieto Cabrera & Asociados in 2016 and 2017 as the only leader asset recovery attorney in the Dominican Republic....