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Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

CARRERA #14 94-44 TORRE B PISO 6, BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
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Work +57 1 634 8533
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www.godoyhoyos.com
Bogota, Medellin

Colombia

Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 4

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS advises on matters related to restrictive competitive and unfair competition practices, including the representation of clients in judicial and administrative courts. Practice head Jaime Moya acted successfully on behalf of Empresa de Energía de Boyacá (EEB) on seeking the annulment of a $1.54m fine imposed by the SIC. The team also prepared and filed a lawsuit on behalf of Auteco contesting a $120,000 SIC penalty.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS provides advice to local and international companies with operations in the mining, oil and gas industries. The practice group led by Juan Pablo Godoy has developed particular expertise in regulatory, contractual, environmental, and tax matters related to these industries. The team has advised Exxon Mobil in regulatory, foreign exchange, customs, and tax issues, and in particular on matters related to compliance with, and the implications of, contracts signed with the National Hydrocarbons Agency for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons and on technical evaluations. Additionally, it also advises on (energy related-) offshore free trade zones. Calfrac, Cenit Transporte y Logística de Hidrocarburos, Occidental de Colombia and CPVEN Sucursal Colombia are also clients.

Leading individuals

Juan Pablo Godoy - Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

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International trade and customs
International trade and customs - ranked: tier 3

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS advises on customs and foreign trade planning, foreign exchange compliance and foreign investment, and has specialist knowledge on the customs and foreign exchange regime applicable to the oil and gas industry. Practice head Juan Pablo Godoy led advice to Superior Energy Services analysing the content of and modifications to a customs mandate required to regulate the operations to be handled by the client’s customs brokerage. The team also provides legal services to the Contract Workplaces Colombia on its day to day businesses, particularly in relation to the compliance with the legal foreign exchange obligations before the Colombian Central Bank and DIAN. Other clients include Envases Puros International Paper, Huber and Belia Trading Colombia.

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Projects
Projects - ranked: tier 4

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS’s experience includes public and private contracting, public and private partnerships, project-financing agreements, engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) agreements and environmental matters. The practice group, led by Jaime Moya, is serving as legal advisor to 4G PPP project Plan Desarrollo Vial al Mar, which included assisting in the negotiation of the terms and conditions to obtain short, medium and long-term financing for the project in both the local and international markets.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS’s 11-strong team is led by Catalina Hoyos and is currently advising Concesionaria Vial Montes de Maria (owned by Sacyr Concesiones Colombia), on all tax matters related to the Public–Private Association (PPA) concession agreement Puerta de Hierro-Cruz del Viso, including the tax planning throughout the project. The firm also advised Empresas Públicas de Medellín on its appeal procedure before the tax authority to obtain a tax reimbursement, ultimately successfully obtaining the reimbursement of 40% of the amount requested.

Leading individuals

Catalina Hoyos - Godoy & Hoyos Abogados SAS

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