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Franchising in Ecuador

Despite recent the economic crisis and downturns in several important countries in the region, Latin America still remains a crucial trading and investment area for multinationals. For after over a decade of full-blown globalization efforts by the government and international investors, Ecuador has opened to foreign investment. Within this framework the country has welcomed dozens of international franchises including McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC, Baskin & Robbins, Pizza Hut, Domino’s Pizza, Taco Bell, Dunkin Donuts, TGI Fridays, Tony Roma’s, Hugo Boss, Blockbuster, Tower Records, and ACE Hardware, Hamburguesas El Corral, Subway, The Growth Coach, among others.


We are pleased to inform you that Romero Arteta Ponce / RAP has  been shortlisted as follows en Chambers & Partners:
“Ecuador Law Firm of the Year-/2015”

The Law Firm has several pro-bono projects. One of our to 2015 project was with THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION. “Ambitious legal projects have the potential to facilitate the evolution of an entire sector. The Innovation Award showcases projects that feature not only a new and exciting idea or enterprise, but a legal team that used creativity in addressing the issues faced”. Romero Arteta Ponce Asociados, among other latin american law firms won the Innivation Award 2015. The video of the winning team and project is (available here)

The Firm participated as contributor for the independent publication ‘Americas Diversity and Discrimination Traffic Lights 2015’ and ‘Americas Termination Traffic Lights 2015’ ( Mayer Brown). The publication could be found here: https://www.mayerbrown.com/Americas-Diversity-and-Discrimination-Traffic-Lights/