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EDIFICIO PLAZA RIVOLI, 2ND FLOOR N.14 AVENIDA, CIRCUNVALACI√ďN 2 CALLE S.O., SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS
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Honduras

Corporate and finance
Corporate and finance - ranked: tier 2

BLP

BLP¬†is praised for its 'commitment, responsibility and knowledge, and for¬†always providing solutions'. The corporate and commercial department is complemented by the firm's expertise in energy and environmental law and its prowess in labour law. Active clients of the practice are Finance in Motion,¬†KLP Norfund Investments,¬†Pepsico,¬†TVS Motor,¬†Walmart and¬†Holiday Inn. Other clients include Owens & Minor, a healthcare logistics company, for whom the Honduras team acted in the acquisition of the surgical and infection prevention business of medical technology player Halyard Health, which involved the acquisition of a Honduran company.¬†Jose Miguel √Ālvarez, who¬†manages the corporate and commercial department, 'always prioritises clients' affairs and give immediate responses',¬†Karla Aguilar¬†is an energy and environmental law specialist, and¬†Roy Zavala¬†and Nadia Arriaga¬†are the associates to note.

Rising stars

Roy Zavala - BLP

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

BLP

BLP's IP practice handles the registration, renewal and infringement of trade marks. The team successfully acted for Convertidora de Fibras in obtaining an annulment against a third party regarding a registered utility model. Other clients include Molino de Café Maya, Multitech, Colgate-Palmolive and Softline International. Fernando Godoy is highly rated and Fernando Gómez and Jorge Kafati are experienced associates.

Leading individuals

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

BLP

BLP 'has the highest ethical standards, is customer-oriented and committed to delivering'. The practice focuses on the defense of tax payers before the tax authorities and courts, strategic fiscal planning for businesses, and tax and customs law opinions. The client list includes Pacific Solar Energy, Sersa, Asociación Goal Internacional, Alimentos Maravilla, Oxfam and Regal Springs. Other clients include solar energy provider Scatec Solar Honduras, whom the group advised on income tax, net asset and sales tax exonerations, and customs law. Lillian López is noted for tax advisory and planning work for free zone companies, and Jorge Brizuela's tax practice includes litigation, adjustment oppositions, planning, special regimes, and tax exonerations and credits. Fernando Gómez is the associate to note.

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