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FORUM 1 BUSINESS CENTER, BUILDING C, OFFICE 1C1, SANTA ANA, SAN JOSE 12891-1000, COSTA RICA
Tel:
Work +506 2503 9800
Web:
www.dentons.com
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Dentons Muñoz, Rocío Amador, San Jose, COSTA RICA

Rocío Amador

Tel:
Work D +506 2503 9800
Email:
Web:
www.dentonsmunoz.com
Dentons

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Areas of focus

Practices

  • Banking and Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Position

Associate

Career

Rocío counsels banks, financial institutions and groups, and multinational companies on a wide range of complex legal matters. Her experience includes: mergers and acquisitions; financial regulatory matters; bank lending and finance (including financing to banks; private companies and government-owned companies); capital markets; insurance; litigation in white-collar crimes; government investigations; securities enforcement proceedings; and cross-border, multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Prior to her joining the Firm, she worked in the legal department of the Superintendence of Financial Institutions and separately, as legal counsel at the Securities and Exchange Superintendence. While at the Securities and Exchange, she extensively researched comparative law and benchmarked and prepared numerous internal legal memoranda and external letters. She counseled on matters related to administering special export regimes at the Foreign Commerce Ministry and the Free Trade Zone Export Corporation. She was also a legal instructor at the Costa Rican Graduate Studies and Economic Research Foundation leading classes on securities.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, 2006, LLM
  • University of Costa Rica, 1994, Juris Doctor, summa cum laude

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