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Latin America 2023
Colombia International Trade/WTO
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Band 1

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Araújo Ibarra Consultores Internacionales

Araújo Ibarra is the leading Colombian firm in investment and international trade mechanisms. We advise local and international businessmen, as well as governments and government agencies in identifying and seizing business opportunities combined with the design of strategies that enables them to increase their competitiveness in a globalized environment.

Through a global network of partners and an interdisciplinary team, we provide economic and legal advice in Free Zones / Special Economic Zones, Special Import-Export Systems “Plan Vallejo”, International Trade Strategy, Customs Law, Foreign Exchange, Transfer pricing, Trade Remedies and Commercial Policy (Anti-Dumping measures), Environment & Energy Law, Environmental-Technical Management, Projects Structuring, Corporate Law and Tax Planning.

We have led the optimization of some of the most important investment projects in the history of Colombia. In addition, we actively participate in the design of investment and foreign trade strategies in the main emerging economies of the world.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE 

International Trade.

Trade remedies and commercial policy

Environmental & Energy Development

Special Import-Export Systems “Plan Vallejo”

Innovation and internationalization strategies

Corporate law and M&A

Chambers Review

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International Trade/WTO - Colombia
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Araújo Ibarra Consultores Internacionales is an outstanding international trade and customs boutique that is highly respected in the Colombian market. The legal team remains a top choice for matters pertaining to free trade zone regulations, as well as the declaration and extension of free trade zone status. The department's expertise further encompasses anti-dumping matters and administrative proceedings before the DIAN. The law firm's new client wins include Comercializadora Internacional de Llantas and Parque Central Zona Franca.

Work Highlights

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  • Araújo Ibarra Consultores Internacionales' international trade team represented Zona Franca del Pacífico in a judicial proceeding about customs sanctioning matters.

Notable Practitioners

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Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo
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Band 1

Front-running practitioner Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo comes highly recommended by significant clients for his top-notch international trade expertise in Colombia. A client enthuses: "Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo stands out for his extensive knowledge in foreign trade and customs matters." Another client confirms: "He is an excellent professional, very knowledgeable about the market.

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Juan David Barbosa
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Band 2

Seasoned partner Juan David Barbosa offers a wealth of experience advising clients on free trade zone regulations, WTO frameworks, and contentious matters before the Colombian authorities. He is particularly known to assist clients in negotiations of trade remedies, and in structuring Special Economic Zone projects.

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Ricardo López
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Band 2

Reputed international trade practitioner Ricardo López frequently represents clients in administrative proceedings before the DIAN, including appealing fines concerning breach of import requirements in Colombia. A market onlooker comments: "Ricardo López is an important figure involved in day-to-day customs work."

Ranked Lawyers at
Araújo Ibarra Consultores Internacionales

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Colombia

International Trade/WTO

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Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo
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Band 1
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Juan David Barbosa
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Band 2
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Ricardo López
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Band 2

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