Pérez, Bustamante & Ponce is the largest law firm in Ecuador. This firm resulted from the merger (effective 1st. January, 2001) of Pérez Bustamante y Pérez (which began rendering services in 1916 under Dr. José M. Pérez Echanique) and Fabián Ponce y Asociados (founded in 1959).
Several members of the firm are arbitrators and mediators of the Ecuadorean - American Chamber of Commerce, Quito Chamber of Commerce and Quito Chamber of Construction. Several lawyers of the firm have taken specialization courses related to mediation and arbitration.
Publications: A monthly newsletter containing information on legal matters.
This newsletter is available online at: http://www.pbplaw.com.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Acquisition (Procurement), Administrative, Antitrust, Aviation, Banking/Finance, Bankruptcy/Insolvency, Business/Commercial, Cargo Claims, Commodities, Competition Law, Computer/Technology, Construction, Consumer Affairs, Contracts, Corporate, Derivatives, Directors and Officers Liability, Distribution, Education, Energy, Entertainment, Environment, Estates, Trusts and Probate, Family, Food, Foreign Investment, Franchising, Government Contracts, Health Care, Immigration, Information Technology, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, International Trade, Joint Ventures, Labour/Employment, Land Use, Leases, Licensing, Local Government, Media/Broadcasting, Medical Malpractice, Medico-Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining, Nonprofit Organizations, Oil and Gas, Partnerships, Personal Injury, Private Client, Private International, Privatisation, Products Liability, Professional Indemnity, Professional Liability, Property, Public Liability, Real Property, Reinsurance, Securities, Shipping, Sports, Taxation/Revenue, Technology Transfer, Telecommunications, Tourism, Trade Practices, Transportation, Utilities, Utilities - Electricity, Utilities - Water.