International Trade

As pioneers advising clients in the foreign trade, customs and logistics sector, we understand the needs of our customers go beyond a simple legal analysis. At Batalla we have a multidisciplinary team that has developed key tools and services in order to meet and satisfy our clients’ needs that arise from their operations in the business world, which comprise international contract drafting, customs procedures, transport, logistic operations and foreign trade.  We focus our advice on foreign trade, customs and logistics, around four main areas: a) customs tax administration; b) origin of goods and customs valuation; c) international contracting; and d) market access and business opportunities, in order to provide integrated business solutions that seek the development of our client’s operations and further increase of their business. 

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • We have intervened in customs administrative procedures carried out by the General Customs Office, which usually comprise tariff classification, insurance and transport costs, customs value declaration gaps, amongst others.
  • Batalla has provided advice regarding tax refunds due to customs declarations rectifications before the customs agencies.
  • We have assisted companies in requesting exonerations before State Authorities, especially in the renewable energy sector.
  • We have provided advise to freight shipping companies, NVOCCs, and clients regarding the loss of goods, warehouses’ and port authorities’ duties, the parties’ responsibilities and the proper interpretation of transport contracts.