September 26, 2018
Andersen Global continues its growth in Latin America with news that one of the premier tax law firms in Bolivia, Estudio Jurídico Tufiño Villegas & Asoc., has become a collaborating firm of Andersen Global. Tufiño & Villegas specializes in providing legal services to both local and foreign corporations that do business in Bolivia.
With offices in La Paz, Santa Cruz and Cochabamba, the signing of a Collaboration Agreement with Tufiño & Villegas kickstarts Andersen Global’s presence in the South American country. The international organization has almost doubled its headcount in Latin America in the past eight months. Through its member firms and collaborating firms, Andersen Global already has a strong presence in the region in several major economic hubs – Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Chile, Uruguay, Ecuador, Brazil, and most recently Paraguay.
Led by Founders and Managing Partners Alvaro Villegas Aldazosa and Jose Luis Tufiño, the firm, Tufiño & Villegas, was created in 1995 as a tax boutique and has since expanded to a full service law firm. The firm specializes in corporate law services, as well as tax law services such as international tax, transfer pricing, tax planning, due diligence, tax litigation, outsourcing, and national taxation. Tufiño & Villegas delivers services in a broad range of sectors, including oil and gas, mining, finance, agriculture, insurance, aeronautics, telecommunications, real estate and software.
“Our progress and explosive growth in Latin America is a tribute to the quality and leadership of our partners in that market. In the past decade, Bolivia has had one of the fastest economic growths in Latin America. Collaborating with Tufiño & Villegas, a top tax firm in Bolivia with a strong practice in the general corporate area and labor law, offers another dimension to our international capabilities,” said Andersen Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO, Mark Vorsatz.
Alvaro commented, “As a firm, our goal is transparency, best-in-class legal services, seamlessness, and remaining committed to practicing with integrity in how we serve our clients, and we are excited to collaborate with an organization that holds these same values. The added services offered to our local and international clients and countries will be diversified through the collaboration with Andersen Global.”
Andersen Global is an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world. Established in 2013 by U.S. member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 3,500 professionals worldwide and a presence in over 117 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.