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BLP BUILDING, VÍA LINDORA BUSINESS CENTER, SANTA ANA, SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA
Tel:
Work +506 2205 3939
Email:
Web:
www.blplegal.com

Andrés López

Tel:
Work +506 2205 3939
Email:
BLP

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Banking & Finance and Real Estate

Position

Partner - Co-Director of Banking & Finance Practice

Career

In 2005, he retired from the law offices of Gómez and Galindo after eleven years of experence where he practiced law as an associate to join BLP, where he currently holds the position of co-director partner for the Banking & Finance practice.

Languages

Spanish & English

Member

Andrés has served as the sub-treasurer, secretary, and now vice-president of the Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica. Today he also is the vice-president of the Board of Directors of the Costa Rican Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce.

Education

Andrés is law alumni from the Universidad de Costa Rica, where he graduated in 1996 and he has held a post-graduate degree in Commercial Law since 2000.


Costa Rica

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

BLP represents a wide variety of clients in cutting-edge financing transactions. The practice headed by Vivian Liberman and Andrés López has extensive expertise in credit restructuring and bankruptcy as well as complex litigation, and has recently added anti-money laundering advice to its range of services. The team regularly handles complex transactions for Credit Suisse, for instance acting as local counsel to the client and Citigroup Global Markets, as initial purchasers, in an offering under Rule 144A/Regulation S by Investment Energy Resources. Liberman and associate Julio Castellanos also represented Fondo Latinoamericano de Reservas in a $1bn loan agreement under New York law with the Costa Rican Central Bank. The department also assists Scotiabank, DEG-Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft and Millicom, among other international entities. Other key figures in the team are David Gutiérrez and Luis Hernández.

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