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Fernando Vargas Winiker

Santa Ana, Costa Rica Latin America Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A
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Latin America
Corporate/M&A - Costa Rica

Band 2

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Dynamic partner Fernando Vargas Winiker co-leads the team and earns praise for his capabilities in this field. "Fernando is an exceptional lawyer," says a commentator, who also adds: "His services have been incredible and instrumental in achieving results." A fellow peer notes: "He has a lot experience managing different types of transactions."
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Practice Areas

Corporate / M&A, Projects, TMT

Career

Fernando has acted as a general corporate strategic counsel for transnational, regional and local companies doing business in Costa Rica and the Central America region, focusing on corporate matters ranging from cross-border business transactions, joint-ventures, and corporate reorganizations, to foreign investment and market entry issues, compliance and corporate governance. He also participates in structuring projects for energy generation, telecommunications and infrastructure, and in the set-up of manufacturing and shared services operations for global companies in Costa Rica under the Free Trade Zone Regime.

Fernando is also spearheading the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice area.

Several publications, including Chambers and Partners, have rated him as an “excellent lawyer” with a “wealth of experience and a wide spectrum of knowledge”.

Professional Memberships

Costa Rican Bar Association

International Institute of Communications

International Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Publications

•“Costa Rica”

Butterworths Offshore Services, 2001-2015

•“Costa Rica Anti-Corruption Legislation and Enforcement”

NY State Bar Association International Chapter News, 2013

•“The Costa Rican Free Trade Zone Regime”

NY State Bar Association Practicuum, 2010 & 2013

•M&A Report 2020: Costa Rica

ILFR1000 Publications, 2020

Personal

Fluent in Spanish, English, intermediate level in Portuguese.

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 2 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Highlight

EY Law & Tax has advised Silicon Valley based LeoLabs, Inc.

Authors: Fernando Vargas Winiker, Guillermo Leando, Andrea Sandoval, Carolina Palma

Press Release

EY advised AR Retail, S.A. in a successful acquisition of fashion chain FOREVER 21

Authors: Fernando Vargas Winiker, Antonio Ruiz, Alexandre Barbellion, Andrea Sandoval

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