Bay Islands, Honduras Business and Corporate Law Attorneys


Roatan Business and Corporate Law Attorneys

Honduras Business and Corporate Law Attorneys Serving the Bay Islands, Roatan, and All of Honduras

Located in Honduras, our business law attorneys at coropratio lex can handle all of your business needs within and around the bay islands of Honduras and Roatan. Our business law lawyers have experience providing legal services and solutions for business permits and licenses, tax and accounting, employment contracts, and everything related to the management and operation of a business in Roatan, Honduras.

We have some of the best corporate law attorneys in Roatan and the Bay Islands within the country of Honduras that represent clients in business, real estate, tourism, and more. When conducting business in Roatan, Honduras, or the Bay Islands, you want a law firm that won’t settle for anything less than best for you and your business.

We offer comprehensive business and corporate law services ranging from:

  • Incorporation of companies

  • Corporate governance and board advisory

  • Legal audits and due diligence

  • Intellectual property

  • Contract drafting and negotiations

  • Antitrust issues

  • Banking issues, regulatory, and credits

  • Mediation

  • Merger and acquisitions

  • Debt collection

Our Bay Island corporate attorneys have years of experience in working with Honduran law and courtrooms to bring about favorable outcomes for our clients. Let us be your go-to attorneys for all of your legal matters pertaining to business in Roatan and the Bay Islands.

Dedicated to our clients, we fight for our clients’ best interests and strive to go above and beyond to present outstanding work.

Roatan Lawyers for The Incorporation of Companies

There are various types of corporate structures in Honduras. Each corporate structure is unique and provides its own respective benefits. We can help you decide on the best corporate structure for you and your business when incorporating your company in Roatan, Honduras. We partner with you to help decide on the best incorporation and organizational solutions for your company while considering the short-term and long-term implications of the incorporation structure.

The Roatan incorporation of a company involves the process of legally forming a corporate entity from a business and legally separating it from the entity owners of the company. The result of the incorporation is a corporation, a legal entity that separates a business’s assets, income, and liabilities from that of the owners or investors. The incorporation of a business is the official legal recognition of the business and its formal organization.

Forming a corporation is crucial to the operation of any business in Honduras and the bay islands. Although the legal details pertaining to the formation and organization of a corporation differ between jurisdictions and regions, most corporations have similar elements to them, including:

  • Requiring articles of incorporation. Legal documents that cite the shareholders or owners of the business along with other relevant information.

  • Limited liability that separates the business’s cash flow and assets from the owners or shareholders.

  • The official legal formation of the business and its organization.

Corporate Governance and Board Advisory Attorneys In Honduras

Governance advisory in Roatan, Honduras, is a service offered to boards and board-level commissions in various types of enterprises, including enterprises that are regulated or non-profit. Corporate governance is the formation of and conduction of the rules, practices, and processes that direct a firm or business.

Corporate governance, in essence, is the practice of balancing the interests of the company’s stakeholders. The board of directors is highly influential in corporate governance and will impact the company’s operations, profitability, and stakeholders.

Corporate governance addresses nearly all areas of management, including internal controls, corporate disclosure, internal controls, and action plans.

Each company is unique and requires its own approach to forming its governance structure and operation. Our Roatan corporate governance attorneys are here to help you address your most challenging corporate governance decisions. We will help you build the best possible corporate governance practices that include transparent rules and controls, leadership guidance, and operations that align with the best interest of your stakeholders.

Legal Audits and Due Diligence Lawyers

Legal audits can uncover legal issues that an organization has overlooked or has been unaware of. Similar to a due diligence review, an internal audit can reveal corporate governance vulnerabilities and other vulnerabilities relating to contracts, insurance, and employment.

A periodic internal legal audit of your organization ensures that your operations and legal affairs are in compliance. Any problems uncovered during the audit can be resolved before causing problems in the future. Legal audits and due diligence reviews are essential before major transitions such as mergers, acquisitions, or consolidations.

The results and recommendations of our in-depth legal audits are kept confidential and are protected by the attorney-client privilege. We will thoroughly review the organization’s corporate governance matters, including the organization’s policies, procedures, and documents pertaining to compliance.

Our Rotan legal audit attorneys understand the inner workings of legal audits and the rules surrounding compliance. We know where most businesses struggle with compliance and governance structures and have the remedies to resolve them.

Contracts, Drafting, and Negotiation Lawyers

Well-structured legal contracts are at the core of every business, organization, and firm. Whether it be negotiating, reviewing, or drafting contracts, the experienced Roatan lawyers at Corporatio lex will provide the legal services you need to keep your business ahead of the curve.

The contract process consists of two components that are mutually inclusive and impact one another. The two components are contract drafting and negotiations. A contract that is properly drafted and proceeds to go through negotiations creates a strong basis for any business dealing.

It is important to consult a qualified Roatan attorney prior to beginning negotiations or agreeing to a contract. We will work with you to understand the needs of your contract and determine the ideal contract terms that best serve your interests.

Our Rotan contract, drafting, and negotiation attorneys are experienced in the following:

  • Loan and financing contracts

  • Sales contracts

  • Employment contracts

  • Real estate contracts

  • Vendor contracts

  • And more

Your contracts must meet the needs of you and your business. Prior to engaging in negotiations, our attorneys will review the presented contract with you and identify potential issues. We advocate on your behalf during negotiations ensuring that you receive honest contract terms and have a complete understanding of the legal obligations.

Whether it is drafting or reviewing contracts or engaging in negotiations, the experienced contract lawyers at Corporatio lex have you covered.

Intellectual Property Rights

Your intellectual property rights are protected differently in Honduras than in other countries. Intellectual property rights and protection are subject to the laws in Honduras. Since there is no “international copyright” that will protect your intellectual property across the globe, the protection against unauthorized use will depend on the national laws of that specific county. However, there are international agreements that offer copyright protection to foreign works.

When it comes to the protection of intellectual property, including trademarks and patents in Honduras, it is important to have a team of Roatan intellectual property rights attorneys ready to help protect your intangible assets. We can help create a robust intellectual property protection strategy and take the steps necessary to ensure that your rights are properly protected.

Antitrust Laws and Issues

In Honduras, the antitrust laws are ruled by legislative decree 357-2005 and by the internal resolutions of the antitrust commission. The goal of Honduran antitrust laws is to promote free competition within the Honduran marketplace to better protect the consumer and competition environment.

Antitrust laws, commonly referred to as “competition law,” primarily regard the regulations or statutes that govern fair and open competition between companies within various industries. Mergers and acquisitions can be subject to antitrust laws and regulations as well.

Our Roatan antitrust lawyers at Corporatio lex can help you navigate Honduran law when it comes to Antitrust litigation/ investigation matters or business mergers. When it comes to addressing antitrust legal matters, we understand the importance of avoiding litigation but can and will take the matter to trial if it is in the best interest of our client.

Banking Issues, Regulatory and Credits

When it comes to resolving banking issues and addressing regulatory-related matters, our experienced Roatan attorneys are there to help you diagnose and resolve these problems. The Honduran banking system differs from other countries banking systems and requires different information. Be aware, that most credit card issuers may apply fees to foreign transactions in Honduras.

Depending on where your home bank is located, you may run into issues sending money in and out of Honduras. You may not send money from a Honduran bank account to an international account without a wire transfer.

With help navigating the banking system in Roatan, Honduras, reach out to the attorneys at Corporatio lex to help with your financial affairs and transactions.

Roatan Mediation Lawyers

Mediation is the process that aims to reach solutions to disputes that are between parties or individuals by utilizing a neutral, objective third-party service person (mediator). Mediation can be an alternative to litigation and is oftentimes used in conjunction with litigation. Mediators assist in defining, understanding, and presenting the concerns of each side’s interest. Mediation is a non-binding process that does not require the intervention of a judge and aims to facilitate discussions to bring about resolutions.

Mediation in the context of business affairs usually pertains to disputes regarding payments, contracts, or supplies. With time and resources in mind, mediation can be an alternative to litigation that can help resolve disputes and mitigate business disruption.

We can help mediate disputes in order to avoid the time and high costs associated with taking legal action to resolve disputes. Contact the Roatan mediation attorneys at Corporatio lex today.

Merger and Acquisitions in Honduras and the Bay Islands

In Rotan, Honduras, and the bay islands, mergers and acquisitions are a component of corporate law regarding the companies that are purchasing or merging with other companies. We assist our clients in the financing of mergers and acquisitions as well as the negotiation, drafting, and formation of contracts.

The Roatan merger and acquisition lawyers of Corporatio lex can help you identify potential legal issues regarding your merger or acquisition, advise negotiations, conduct thorough due diligence, determine tax implications, assess antitrust matters, and more.

Debt Collection

The Roatan debt collection attorneys at Corporatio lex have years of experience guiding our clients through collection matters with and without the need for litigation. With years of experience in collections law, we are able to obtain fair resolutions for creditors in Honduras. We can provide effective legal solutions to the challenges you may face as a creditor and help protect your business from the financial hardship that may be caused by debtors.