Castillo y Castillo has a wealth of knowledge in the telecommunications sector. Attorneys in the Telecommunications Department are regular speakers at Caribbean and international conferences, hosted by organizations such as the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and the European Community Trademark Association (ECTA), and contribute to the shaping of the industry in the Dominican Republic.
We actively participated in the telecommunications reform project that resulted in General Telecommunications Law 153-98 and major advancements in the telecoms sector.
This extensive involvement across the sector, which includes understanding of emerging technologies, mobile and fixed-line telephones, radio, satellite, internet and IT services, means we have the knowledge to respond quickly to clients’ issues and identify effective solutions.
Attorneys in our Telecommunications Department develop a real understanding of each client’s business, enabling us to provide a highly personalized, efficient 24/7 service that takes into account your short-term goals for each project and the role they have in your long-term strategy.
We advise clients on the establishment of telecommunications businesses, including financing, tax, corporate structuring and restructuring; the protection of intellectual property, obtaining relevant licenses, concessions and permits to operate; mergers and acquisitions; the purchase of technology platforms and software; distribution contracts; cross-border transactions; and the purchase of equipment. We also represent telecoms businesses in conflicts relating to competition and antitrust challenges.