Carlos joined Arias in 2008. He works with multinational companies in setting up their business, including those companies seeking to enter the free trade zone regime. He has advised investors in such industries as retailing, medical equipment manufacturing, telecommunications, infrastructure, real estate development and pharmaceuticals. He has extensive experience in customs, exporting and importing. Carlos has worked with companies with a global presence. He has broad experience in the protection of foreign investment in Costa Rica under national law and international bilateral investment treaties, creating and executing action plans for defending investment and negotiating solutions with the government. Carlos is well known for his knowledge in Public Private Partnerships for the development of infrastructure.
-Technology, Media and Telecommunications
-Public Infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships
-International Trade, Foreign Investments and Free Trade Zones
-Aviation and Transportation
-Government Affairs and International Relations
-Law Degree from the University of Costa Rica (UCR).
-Master´s in Latin American and International Law (LL.M.) at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, Texas.
-Certificate in International Business and Corporate Finance from New York University (NYU).
-Listed in Chambers Latin America.
-Listed as "Recommended layer" by The Legal 500
International Bar Association