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BLP

PASEO LOS PROCERES, TORRE NOVA, 5TH FLOOR SUITE 95A, TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS
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Honduras

Corporate and finance
Corporate and finance - ranked: tier 2

BLP

BLP is particularly well known in Honduras for its experience representing both buyers and sellers in M&A transactions, as well as its work in sectors including energy (and clean technologies), telecoms and real estate development. The team also has expertise with regard to free trade zones and frequently assists on corporate labour matters. Headline work includes advising Corporación Multi Inversiones on its acquisition of GME’s Honduran assets; and assisting Facey Telecom Central America’s subsidiaries, Sky Solutions Honduras and Productive Business Solutions Honduras, with the renegotiation of a significant, syndicated loan for the refinancing of working capital. In other matters, the team advised major Mexican baking group, Grupo Bimbo, on the restructuring of its stock capital in Honduras; and acted for Quala on the Honduran aspects of the sale of one of the largest home care and personal-care product portfolios in Latin America to Unilever. José Miguel Álvarez, energy law specialist Karla Aguilar and Jorge Brizuela are the names to note.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

BLP

BLP’s ‘very responsible team’ regularly manages brands for international companies; the practice group also assists with annulation procedures. It recently defended Convertidora de Fibras against a third-party criminal action for IP rights infringement involving a registered utility model. The recommended practitioners are Fernando Godoy, and associates Fernando Gómez and Jorge Kafati.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

BLP

BLPprovides an excellent service’. The practice undertakes ongoing tax advice to international corporations, including counsel on transactional matters. The firm also has an active contentious tax practice. The ‘very knowledgeable’ Lillian López is a customs law expert; in addition, she acts in tax litigation and advises on adjustment oppositions, tax planning and tax credits. Jorge Brizuela is also widely praised.

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