Permits and Licenses

Context:

The client is a multinational enterprise dedicated to the production and distribution of spirits beverages, accounting for one of the most internationally known and complete portfolios of premium brands and trademarks in the market, with no equivalent competitors.

Alburquerque has advised the client on multiple occasions, to favor the successful marketing of its products in the Dominican Republic, in conformity with the Dominican legislation. The Firm’s advice to the client includes consulting on permits related to sanitary registration, and exclusive and non-exclusive concessions; representation before the Dominican authorities -particularly before National Direction of Medicine, Food and Sanitary Products (DIGEMAPS) of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance of the Dominican Republic; preparation of corporate documentation and each product for the correct obtaining of health authorizations; renewals of health records; assistance in amending the health register on the occasion of change of holders, composition of the product, change of label, change of manufacturer and updating of producer data; registration of distinctive signs. Likewise, the firm has supported the client in the verification and approval of labeling before the National Direction of Norms and Quality Systems (former DIGENOR).

Benefit:

Based on the assistance provided by the Firm, the client has been able to market their products in the Dominican territory under the local applicable laws allowing them to position their brands in the Dominican market.

Lawyers:

Lic. José Manuel Alburquerque Prieto, Managing Partner
Lic. Gina A. Hernández, Corporate Business Partner
Lic. Derick Hernández Grau, Corporate Business Senior Associate