Sciaroni & Associates
Southeast Asia's rapidly developing and diverse economies offer unique buiness opportunities for investors with an interest in long-term growth. Investors need informed, accurate advice from experienced local counsel to make sound business decisions and to ensure success.
Sciaroni & Associates (S&A) is a regional law firm with operations in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar and has been providing full service corporate and commercial legal services since 1993. S&A's combination of in-depth legal knowledge, deep relationships and thorough understanding of how business in conducted in Cambodia and its surrounding countries, enables S&A to deliver quality adivce and counsel to our clients.
Since 1993, we have provided clients with informed counsel, guidance and insight by our team of legal advisors to help maximize the value of their investments. Our advisors assist clients in navigating the complex business enviroment of South East Asia while supporting them in conducting business following strict international ethical standards.
S&A is a partnership headed by Bretton Sciaroni, an American lawyer with a background in the US Goverment who has extensive corporate experience practicing in Cambodia for over 20years. The partnership is supported by a team of international and Cambodian lawyers with strong legal backgrounds who are able to provide advice and guidance on a broad range of matters in a professional and timely manner
Man Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance: S&A assists banks, borrowers, insurance companies, MFI's, international financial institutions and property developers with all aspects of licensing, reviewing loan agreements, ensuring banking corporate comliance and providing advice on finance structuring matters.
Corporate & Commercial: S&A advises investors in a wide range of commercial work, including company registration and dissolution, ongoing corporate governance requirements, business licensing, investment incentives and changes to the corporate entity.
Dispute Resolution: S&A, with local counsel, has extensive experience in dealing with Cambodian courts and can assists with dispute resolution.
Due Diligence: Whether examining a merger, joint venture or acquisition, S&A's team's comprehensive due deligence investigations enable our clients to make informed investment decisions.
Energy & Mining: S&A is a founding member of CAMEC (Cambodian Association of Mining and Exploration Companies) and represents major drilling, mining and oil companies.
Property & Real Estate: Whether purchasing, leasing, developing or mortgaging land in Cambodia, S&A can provide investors with assistance to secure and protect key property assets.
Tax: S&A has extensive experience in advising clients on the application of Cambodian tax law and on implementing a suitable tax strategy to reduce tax risk to an acceptable level.
Labor: S&A assists in drafting labor contracts and related documentation and advising on the registrations with the Ministry of Labor, collective bargaining agreements and the resolution of labor disputes.
Chambers & Partners legal directory 2013 entry: ' This firm has a long and distinguished track record in advising foreign clients on their inbound investments. Commentators single out the team's strong relationship with the goverment as one of its greatest strengths. It is particulary active in the areas of property development, agriculture, telecoms and mining'.