Andersen Global Expands into Puerto Rico with a Tax Firm and a Law Firm

Andersen Global extends its reach into the Puerto Rican market with San Juan-based law firm Casillas, Santiago & Torres, LLC (CST Law) and with the tax and advisory firm AFS CPA Group LLC (AFS), based in Gurabo.

In this way, Andersen Global solidifies its presence in Puerto Rico with tax and legal coverage.

The Law Firm

Founded in 2011, Casillas, Santiago & Torres, LLC (CST Law) is a full-service firm focusing on business and commercial law with capabilities in corporate, tax, commercial and employment law litigation, real estate, immigration, labor and employment law, employee benefits and government affairs. The firm covers a variety of industries such as retail, wholesale, real estate, manufacturing, tourism, financial services, technology, telecommunications and construction, providing legal services to a range of clients including major multinational companies.

“Our firm has built long-lasting relationships with our clients through our commitment to transparency and quality of work we provide,” said Capital Partner Luis L. Torres. “As our clients’ operations continue to expand into multiple jurisdictions, their need for integrated and seamless services also increases. Our collaboration with Andersen Global supports our clients’ needs and allows us to provide them with synergistic solutions regardless of borders.”

The Tax and Advisory Firm

AFS CPA Group LLC (AFS) provides tax and advisory services to clients including individuals and small and large businesses, serving a variety of industries such as legal, medical, food and restaurants, apparel, marketing, technology, non-profit and homeowners associations. The firm, established in 2000 by Founder and Managing Partner Antonio Sécola, is based in Gurabo and offers tax, financial, investment and cash management services as well as outsourcing and payroll functions.

“As an Arthur Andersen alumnus, I look forward to rejoining the culture and working with like-minded individuals who are committed to serving clients best-in-class solutions,” Antonio said. “Our firm is dedicated to providing the highest quality service, and this collaboration further supplements our ability to deliver seamless solutions to our clients with cross-border needs.”

Mark Vorsatz’s comment

“CST Law’s approach and service offerings complement our global organization’s capabilities,” said Andersen Global Chairman and Andersen CEO Mark Vorsatz. “Their professionals’ technical expertise and deep understanding of Puerto Rico’s legal and business landscape bring added value to our clients as we continue to focus on expanding our organization’s global platform and increasing our competitiveness at the local and international level.”

“We are delighted to collaborate with AFS’ high-caliber team who have a shared level of commitment to stewardship,” Mark Vorsatz added. “AFS, along with collaborating firm CST Law, provide our clients with a full suite of integrated, independent services in this important market.”