MLA - Mejia Lora & Asociados (Santo Domingo) Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Published on February 06, 2023

"40 years validating your company", under this slogan the prestigious and respected auditing firm MLA-Mejia Lora & Asociados celebrated its 40th anniversary in the Dominican market on February 1st in a majestic event that took place in the Churchill room of the Real Intercontinental Hotel, where important companies of the different sectors that energize the economy, as well as personalities and representatives of regulatory agencies of the Dominican government were present.

The communicator Marianne Cruz acted as master of ceremony and said "for us it is a great pleasure to share with each of you this special occasion for MLA, a firm founded under the foundations of very strong values instilled in the family that make it possible today to celebrate these 40 years of trajectory, development and professional success. MLA is a benchmark of good business practices, and this is demonstrated by its extensive portfolio of clients, who attended to participate in this important occasion."

She then invited Ms. Firelli Mejía, partner, who formally welcomed those present, thanked them for the trust placed in the company and said, "At MLA we validate the processes and minimize the risks of our clients, guaranteeing their stability and growth". She took the opportunity to announce the corporate social responsibility project: Fundación Colabora RD through which they help children, young people, and the elderly.

A solemn and emotionally charged moment was experienced by those present, when a tribute was paid to the founding partners of the firm, Mr. José Mejía Lora and Mrs. Adelaida Ortega de Mejía, who have been responsible for building this legacy and their ability to transmit it from generation to generation.

Following the activity, the partner Mr. Raymi Mejia, highlighted that one of the main characteristics of MLA is to keep updated, constantly changing and being innovative. He highlighted the exclusive representation that the firm has had for more than 20 years with BKR International, which is ranked among the 10 largest accounting associations in the world, which represents a support of more than 160 firms, with more than 500 offices in the world. He ended his participation by thanking Mr. Manu Chadha, member of the Board of BKR International and its representative in India, for his visit. 

Finally, Ms. Sayka Mejía took the floor, with very important local current issues, in order to validate the security issue, from her position as president of the Committee for the Prevention of Money Laundering of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPARD), as well as the country-by-country report and the automatic annual delivery of its transfer pricing studies, a provision that came into force last year.

The firm was founded under the foundations of very strong family values that make it possible today to celebrate 40 years of trajectory, development, and professional success. As certified public accountants, they act with ethics and transparency, offering a wide variety of services: auditing, tax consulting, accounting, financial and strategic advice in business operations, asset advisory, organizational development, assurance in money laundering, among others.

Commitment, responsibility and integrity represent the day-to-day work of MLA, values that are the north to serve its broad portfolio of more than 300 clients in different sectors: fuel, commerce and production, NGOs, logistics, education, free zones, tourism and hospitality, energy, vehicle dealers, transportation, health, construction, real estate, advertising, newspapers, banks, among others.

The firm has more than 70 collaborators. All together in an efficient way, 40 years validating the growth, welfare, tranquility and security of its clients. Today MLA thanks and celebrates the trust and loyalty received.