Ana Teresa Rizo > Arias > Managua, Nicaragua > Lawyer Profile


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Nicaragua > Corporate and finance

(Leading individuals)

Ana Teresa RizoArias

Arias‘ corporate and finance department shines thanks to its ‘deep working knowledge of the local Nicaraguan laws across all sectors‘. Ana Teresa Rizo and key associate Maryeling Guevara, who ‘makes sure her client has the necessary protection in every deal‘, successfully obtained concentration authorisation from the Nicaraguan Competition Authority for the acquisition of Monsanto by the firm’s client Bayer. Associate Rodrigo Ibarra and Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas are further key figures in the exceptionally strong team. In another recent work highlight, Bertha Argüello, who ‘gives sound advice, is always available, prompt with work and professional‘, assisted DEG-Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft with the structuring and packaging of its long-term debt. Roger Pérez is also a key contact. Edgard Torres and Mario Novoa left the department to join Dentons Muñoz in the second half of 2018.

Nicaragua > Intellectual property

Associate María de los Angeles Marín heads the intellectual property and life sciences department at Arias‘ Managua office. Apart from day-to-day intellectual property rights matters and health registrations for products, the practice also assists clients with trade mark oppositions and trade mark portfolio management in cases involving mergers. In a recent work highlight, Marín and Ana Teresa Rizo acted for Rolex in filing an opposition against a trade mark application by Ralph Lauren. The practice has been able to secure a number of new clients recently, among them Schaeffler Technologies, NILIT and Philhobar Design Canada.