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PLANES DE ALTAMIRA III ETAPA, SEMAFOROS ENITEL VILLA FONTANA, 2 C AL ESTE, 2 1/2 AL NORTE, MANAGUA, PO BOX 5983, NICARAGUA
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Work +505 2278 7708
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www.alvaradoyasociados.com.ni

Nicaragua

Corporate and finance
Corporate and finance - ranked: tier 1

Alvarado y Asociados

A leading firm in the corporate and finance arena, Alvarado y Asociados is ‘a great address for questions of greater importance and complexity’. The three-partner team, which ‘solves situations in a very professional and accessible manner’, covers the entire spectrum of corporate and finance matters, and demonstrates longstanding experience in M&A, project finance, corporate and financial restructurings, and commercial and corporate contracts. The broad advisory offering is further complemented by expertise in areas such as labour, compliance, antitrust and tax, as well as deep sector knowledge of the telecoms, aircraft, energy, and mining industries. In addition to its recent assistance on a joint venture in the media sector, the ‘very helpful and always punctual’ Gloria María de Alvarado and her team have seen a particular increase in M&A and competition mandates during 2015, particularly in matters with a cross-border component; certainly, multijurisdictional work is a key area for the a practice group, not least because of its membership of legal networks Lex Mundi and The Bomchil Group. Luz Marina Espinoza and senior associate Favio Batres are other key members of the team, as is José Antonio Alvarado, who splits his time between legal and political work. A high-profile client roster includes Cemex, Convergys, Delta Airlines and Grupo ALMO.

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Gloria María de Alvarado - Alvarado y Asociados

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Alvarado y Asociados

Prestigious full-service firm Alvarado y Asociados’ four-strong IP team manages a large number of trade mark portfolios for clients including Grupo Bimbo, NBA Properties and Cemex Research Group, and also has considerable litigation experience in the sector. In a recent highlight, Zayda Cubas, who made partner in 2015, and practice head Gloria María de Alvarado assisted Enterprise Holdings with the defence of its trade mark registrations in Nicaragua following a challenge on grounds of lack of use in the jurisdiction. In addition to the team’s non-contentious and contentious trade mark expertise, the group is also adept in advising its international client base on sanitary registrations, patents and M&A-related IP matters.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Alvarado y Asociados

Attracting praise for its ‘short response times and very good knowledge’, Alvarado y Asociados acts on a diverse mix of real estate matters, ranging from transactions in the agro-industrial sector, real estate asset management and leasing, to property acquisitions and M&A-related real estate issues. The recommended Gloria María de Alvarado and Luz Marina Espinoza recently assisted with several property due diligences processes for domestic and international corporations, as well as advising on acquisitions by private investors and – in a notable highlight – acting for Cemex on real estate matters related to its establishment of a new cement grinding plant in Nicaragua.

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Nicaragua

Offices in Managua

Legal Developments by:
Alvarado y Asociados

  • Policies for Water Resources in Nicaragua

    Every day, we become more aware of the importance of protect- ing our environment, climate changes occurring on an almost daily basis have made that need clear. It is for this reason, that even though it is of upmost importance that we protect all of our natural resources, water as a finite life source is one of the most important and one of the resources requiring the most protection and preservation.
    - Alvarado y Asociados

Legal Developments in Nicaragua

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  • Ministers block Lochinver Station purchase – what it means for overseas investors

    Ministers block Lochinver Station purchase – what it means for overseas investors
  • Policies for Water Resources in Nicaragua

    Every day, we become more aware of the importance of protect- ing our environment, climate changes occurring on an almost daily basis have made that need clear. It is for this reason, that even though it is of upmost importance that we protect all of our natural resources, water as a finite life source is one of the most important and one of the resources requiring the most protection and preservation.
  • The Regulation of Investment Companies in Nicaragua

    Having our legislation reserved a space for forty-five years for a proper regulation of Investment Companies, since the adoption of the Special Law on Financial Companies, Investment and others, known as Decree 15-L of April 9, 1970, and various attempts along these years; today Nicaragua has a legal body that regulates such companies satisfactorily.
  • Legal Relevance of Trademark Registration and Use

    Over the years, trademark registration processes have increased in Nicaragua, as a result of different international conventions and treaties which collaborate to properly understand trademark registration process and use matter; besides, Law N° 380 “Law on Trademark and Other Distinctive Signs”, its regulation and the Intellectual Property Registry, consolidates the bases for a better legal protection for businessmen and consumers IP´ s related matters, providing them not only with legal protection, but also with the confidence to compete and offer their goods and services on the market.
  • Electronic Money in Nicaragua: Amalgamating technology, law and business

    In humanity ́s never-ending quest for improvement, technology plays a significant role as to the development of tools, production of devices and equipment, the upgrading of techniques, skills and processes which, in general, lead to the accomplishment of higher and higher goals that impact or influence our lives in different ways.
  • “Clean and tidy” lease clause requires tenant to remediate subsoil contamination

    Belinda Green , Senior Associate | Monday 31 August 2015
  • From the Depths of the Earth…

    …to the top of business, Nicaragua has witnessed the growth, development and progress of the mining industry in the recent years. According to information available on the Nicaraguan Mining Authority´s official website, there are more than 50 important mining-related projects representing more than 60 million dollars in investments, with worldwide investors including companies from China, Canada, United States, Peru, Mexico, Australia, Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom and others.
  • Basic Labor Benefits Required by the Current Nicaraguan Law

    As a lawyer at Alvarado y Asociados in Nicaragua, I have had the opportunity to assist many investors that want to incorporate a company in this country.
  • Arbitration in Nicaragua

    Among the alternative means of dispute resolution, arbitration in commercial relations is a figure that over the years has been gaining territory over conflict resolution in the courts. Arbitration is a procedure by which the appointed arbitrators issue a binding decision on the parties in a dispute named award, which allows any differences raised in trade relations to be solved in a friendly, quick and impartial manner.
  • Arbitration in Nicaragua

    Among the alternative means of dispute resolution, arbitration in commercial relations is a figure that over the years has been gaining territory over conflict resolution in the courts. Arbitration is a procedure by which the appointed arbitrators issue a binding decision on the parties in a dispute named award, which allows any differences raised in trade relations to be solved in a friendly, quick and impartial manner.  Arbitration in Nicaragua