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Mayora & Mayora, S.C.
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Guatemala > Energy and natural resources

Mayora & Mayora, S.C.‘s areas of expertise include advising on the structuring of energy transactions, the development and infrastructure of energy plants, regulation and project finance, as well as acting in energy-related litigation and arbitration. Highlights included practice head Rafael Briz and senior associate Juan Carlos Foncea advising Grupo Cobra and Obrascón Huarte Lain, separately, on the construction of hydroelectric generation plants. The team is also representing Energuate in a high-profile arbitration case against the Guatemalan government concerning compensation for an energy infrastructure project. The firm is expanding its renewable energy practice with the support of senior associate Rafael Pinto; clients include Grupo Gransolar, a specialist construction company focusing on renewable energy projects, and hydroelectric power generation company IC Power.

Guatemala > Tax

Mayora & Mayora, S.C. has ‘unparalleled knowledge‘ of tax law, advising on import and export taxation, foreign tax planning, corporate taxation and tax regulation. Its client base includes a number of large local and international companies, such as Cofiño Stahl (the distributor of Toyota vehicles in Guatemala), GBM, Energuate and Cementos Progreso. The firm has also been increasingly active in transfer pricing matters, in which Juan Carlos Casellas has particular expertise, and represents clients in tax litigation.  Eduardo A Mayora, who has ‘an outstanding reputation‘ in the area, leads the team, which also includes senior associate Juan Carlos Foncea. At the time of writing, the firm is in the process of forming a cross-border tax practice across its offices in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.