Governmental Affairs Department

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Cancio, Nadal, Rivera & Díaz, P.S.C.’s Government Affairs Department combines substantive experience, advanced knowledge of the legislative process and close working relationships with the key decision-makers in Puerto Rico to provide strategic advice that integrates legal and public policy considerations. Many of our lawyers have served in senior government positions, including the Office of the Governor, independent agencies and Departments of the Government of Puerto Rico.  The Firm’s detailed understanding of public policy and the intricacies of government affairs enables it to handle complex, visible and critically-important contoversies and counseling matters related to all aspects of the legislative, executive and regulatory processes, including:

Administrative Affairs and Regulatory Processes:

  • Represent clients in connection with administrative proceedings
  • Obtain regulatory agency approvals or licensing authority
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and manage governmental investigations
  • Devise and implement policy and political strategies in anticipation of future government activity

Government Contracts and Procurement:

  • Implement government affairs strategies
  • Contract negotiation with government agencies
  • Identify relevant issues to particularized bid requirements
  • Anticipate potential challenges to bid awards

Legislative Affairs:

  • Evaluate, monitor and draft bills and resolutions
  • Submit written comments and proposed amendments to legislation
  • Review and monitor legislative and regulatory activity
  • Analyze legislative proposals

Cancio, Nadal, Rivera & Díaz, P.S.C’s clients benefit from the diverse capabilities and perspectives of our professionals across Practive Groups and Departments.

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