Who We Are

Mercosur Consulting Group, Ltd. was incorporated in the State of New York in January of 1993 and moved to Washington, D.C. in 1996. In 2010, the firm relocated to San Francisco, in order to better serve Silicon Valley entrepreneurs interested in supplying Latin American and Caribbean markets with renewable energy and clean technology.

We are the leading U.S. firm advising companies on how they can benefit from the opportunities provided by the ATPDEA (Andean Trade Preference and Drug Eradication Act), CAFTA-DR (the U.S.-Central America and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement), CBTPA (U.S.-Carribean Basin Trade Partnership Act), MERCOSUR (the Spanish acronym for the Common Market of the South), the Andean Community, the G-3 Agreement, the Central American Integration System, and ALADI (the Latin American Integration Association).

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Our Services

We provide you with a one-stop service center which targets exceptional investment and export opportunities in South America.

Our clients rely on our advice when realizing their objectives and value our counsel with regard to laws applicable to international trade, foreign direct investment, and tax liabilities.

We have a thorough understanding of how the various Western Hemisphere economic integration efforts and U.S. free trade agreements as well as preferential market access programs operate. This enables us to anticipate trends affecting these integration programs and how they impact investment, trade, and logistics decisions.

Our extensive experience in the region allows us to assist companies with rules concerning certificates of origin, local content and technical requirements, regional distribution strategies and transportation options, as well as arbitration procedures for resolving disputes.

It's no wonder that we are the leading firm advising U.S. and Latin American companies on ways to benefit from opportunities provided by the ATPDEA, CAFTA-DR, CBTPA, MERCOSUR, the Andean Community, the G-3 Agreement, the Central American Integration System, and ALADI.

Contact us to find out how our experts can bring you up to date on investment and export opportunities in South America and enhance your business options throughout the Americas.

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Thomas Andrew O'Keefe

Thomas Andrew O'Keefe, Esq. is the President of the Mercosur Consulting Group, Ltd. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the Villanova University School of Law, and has an M. Phil. in Latin American Studies (History and Economics) from the University of Oxford. A dual national of the United States and Chile, O'Keefe was Chair of the Western Hemisphere Area Studies program at the U.S. State Department's Foreign Service Institute from July 2011 until November 2015. He has previously taught courses at American University, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, Stanford University, and the Villanova University School of Law.

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Contact Us

Mercosur Consulting Group, Ltd.
4800 Third Street, Suite 304
San Francisco, California 94124-5403
(415) 206-1686

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