Antuarez & Associates provides legal advice to foreign investors and corporations willing to do business in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Contracts to Regulate Foreign Investment: The activity of the firm in this field is focused in drafting and reviewing business projects under the scope of the applicable laws for foreign investment, drafting technical assistance agreements, and technology transfer agreements.

Foreign Investment Superintendence (SIEX for its Spanish acronym): The firm provides legal counsel and representation to foreign corporations before SIEX in order to secure the compliance with different procedures before this administrative agency such as: registration of foreign corporations and investments, service contracts, and technology transfer contracts; file request to obtain certificate of company qualification, and national investor credential; as well as providing legal counsel and obtaining capital and dividend expatriation.

For foreign investments in the petroleum sector the government agency in charge is the Division of Technology and Foreign Investments of the People´s Ministry for Energy and Petroleum.