A leading full practice firm and one of the largest in the Dominican Republic, OMG is oriented towards strategic business planning and is known for its skill in handling the most sophisticated and demanding legal and business challenges. With a depth of experience across a broad range of industry sectors, the firm has been at the forefront of the country’s most important deals and transactions.
Main areas of practice
Banking and finance: OMG provides value-added solutions to its clients’ needs in commercial lending, project financing, securities, and insurance. It's also involved in the development of the securities market within the DR and has an active participation in the field of financial regulation.
Corporate: OMG assists clients in their strategic planning process, delivering concrete legal solutions. In regard to M&A, leading companies have entrusted OMG with the design and implementation of high-profile transactions. The firm’s practice focuses on identifying and reducing the risks and contingencies associated with the implementation of deals, always developing in each case the proper fiscal structure and an adequate corporate governance framework, as well as conducting the required tax planning. Other important areas of practice include spin-offs, restructurings, business planning, as well as estate and wealth planning.
Corporate compliance: the firm advices on the design and implementation of corporate compliance programmes tailored to the specific needs of its clients, as well assistance with regulatory compliance.
Government: Robust experience advising private enterprises, public institutions and regulatory bodies in all the specialised areas of legal practice, including financial regulation, telecommunications, social security, taxation, antitrust, energy and constitutional and human rights law. The firm’s interaction with public officials is grounded on strict adherence to the highest ethical standards, solidifying its standing as one of the preferred advisers to both regulated entities and governmental institutions.
Intellectual property: The firm’s IP team handles all aspects of IP issues, including consultation, registration and maintenance of distinctive signs and inventions, copyright and related rights, entertainment law, defence of rights, dispute resolution, as well as negotiations and drafting of licensing, franchising and distribution agreements.
Litigation and dispute resolution: The firm’s practice applies the tools of traditional litigation, arbitration, mediation or negotiation, depending on the circumstances of each particular case. The firm’s thriving litigation practice covers all areas of law.
Tax: OMG’s tax team is recognised for a practical bottom-line method that looks for the most efficient organisational structures and measures the efficacy of the solutions proposed against the tangible net savings resulting from such solutions to clients. OMG’s approach to tax planning and claims related thereto includes a thorough analysis of applicable taxes – either direct or indirect – following strict ethical standards.
Real estate and tourism: renowned for providing legal assistance with the highest and most sophisticated standards in the real estate, construction, hospitality and tourism sectors. The team provides strategic legal counselling on a full range of transactions and assists clients in the design and implementation of corporate structures for the entire life cycle of their projects.