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CENTRAL LAW

General Business Law

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What the team is known for

Noteworthy regional firm possessing an impressive portfolio of international clients in the telecommunications, information technology and pharmaceutical industries. Regularly called upon to handle cross-border corporate transactions, as well as advising on regulatory, contentious and labour mandates. Network extends to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Notable practitioners

Piero Rusconi Gutiérrez is a key figure in corporate and dispute resolution matters in El Salvador, while Jesús Humberto Medina Alva in Honduras is esteemed for his corporate expertise. In Guatemala Juan Pablo Carrasco de Groote is the main client contact, in addition to being a lauded practitioner in the corporate sphere. Yalí Molina Palacios and Álvaro Molina Vaca are key contacts in Nicaragua, while in Costa Rica Rafael Quirós remains a leading player in corporate and insurance mandates.

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Overview

Specialisations: 

CENTRAL LAW is a full service international Central American fim advising clients in the development of their business in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Dominican Republic through a legal team of more than 100 expert lawyers in all areas of law.

Type of work handled and recent work highlights: 

Analysis of  corporate and tax structure for companies landing and expanding in the region; review of franchise and distribution agreements; review of  sale and purchase agreements; corporate and tax due diligences; mergers and acquisitions; advice in labor law, tax law and banking and AML regulatory framework; advice in arbitration and litigation processes derived from conflicts of commercial agreements and /or international agreements involving a foreign company and a State; advice in the International legal framework regarding FTA´s and other commercial treaties; advice in the Telecoms industry regarding government permissions to allow foreign companies operate different services in a country; advice in public tender processes regarding the most prominent energy and public infrastructure projects in Central America like ports, airports, roads and power plants out of renewable energy. 

Categories of clients: 

Small, medium and large sized domestic and multinational companies of; individual clients; financial institutions; global law firms. 

Members

Aguilar, Marcela

Arguello, Jose Manuel

Argumedo, Fernando

Arosemena Benedetti, Ana Cristina

Arosemena Benedetti, Yolianna

Benedetti, Alida

Espinosa, Maricarmen

González, Verónica

Medina Alva, Jesús Humberto

Medina De León, Claribel

Rodriguez, Ricardo

Rusconi Bolaños, Piero

Clients

ABT Associates

Anfield Nickel Corporation

Ashmore Energy

Banco Promerica

Banco Sabadell

Black and Decker

British Telecom

Coca Cola

Crédito Real

Cresta Resources

EMS

Eurostars Hotels

Grupo Roble

Lufthansa AirPlus

MABE

Microsoft

Olympus Corporation

Procter and Gamble

Puratos

Roche

Industries

Appliances

Banking

Energy

Food

Infrastructure

Insurance

Mining

Oil & Gas

Real Estate

Telecoms

Tourism

General Business Law

CENTRAL LAW

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Location

Avenida10, calle 37 bis

Barrio Los Yoses

San José

San José

Costa Rica

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