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EY Law Central America
Oficina Uno Edificio
Penthouse Calle 50 y 58
Obarrio P.O. Box 0832-1575 W.T.C. Panamá
Panama

EY Law is an international law firm, part of EY global firm, with over 4,000 lawyers in 87 countries throughout the world. In Central America the firm has more than 100 lawyers with offices in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá and the Dominican Republic.

Also, the firm is integrated to Latam North that include legal practices in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

EY Law offers a different approach by delivering legal services that help minimise the gap between business advisors and legal counsel. Its lawyers work integrated with professionals from other service lines of EY, including local and international tax, strategic and financial advisory and investment banking, in order to provide to its clients integral value-added professional services.

EY Law has reinforced its presence in the Panama legal market by recruiting talent to strengthen its offer in corporate law, labor and immigration, compliance and corporate governance, data protection, real estate and hospitality and financial services. Together with the multidisciplinary capabilities of the other service lines, EY Law presents a unique offer that puts the legal services offering at an unparallel level for the benefit of our clients.

Through its global reach, EY Law’s multidisciplinary teams provide effective cross-border legal counsel to its clients, procuring effective solutions to multi-jurisdictional challenges by rendering a uniform and consolidated approach.

EY Law represents important multinational and regional clients — including numerous Fortune 500 companies and diverse industries: automotive and transportation, banking, capital markets and insurance, consumer products and retail, government and public sector, health and life sciences, oil and gas, power and utilities, private equity, real state and hospitality, technology, media and entertainment and telecom.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking & Finance Arturo Apéstegui Arturo.Apestegui@cr.ey.com (506) 2505-0900
Commercial/Real Estate & Hospitality Alejandro Antilón Alejandro.antillon.appel@cr.ey.com (506) 2505-0900
Competiton & consumer Protection Alexander Salazar Alexander.Salazar@cr.ey.com (506) 2505.0900
Corporate/M&A/Intellectual Property/Litigation & Abritration Hernán Pacheco Hernan.Pacheco@cr.ey.com (506) 2505.0900
Digital,Energy TMT & Project Finance Fernando Vargas Fernando.Vargas.Winiker@cr.ey.com +(506) 2208-9800
Environmental Roberto Cordero Roberto.Cordero.Cordero@cr.ey.com (506) 2208-9800
International Trade &Customs Carolina Palma Carolina.palma@cr.ey.com (506) 2505-0900
Tax Rafael Sayagués rafael.sayagues@ey.com +506 2208 9901
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EY Law & Tax has advised Silicon Valley based LeoLabs, Inc

EY Law & Tax has advised Silicon Valley based LeoLabs, Inc. in all legal, regulatory and tax matters for its landmark Costa Rica Space Radar Project. 

EY Law advised Paladin Realty on important Real Estate development project in Costa Rica

November,2020. EY Law advised Paladin Realty, through its local operating subsidiaries, in the drafting, negotiation, and closing of a pre-sale and sale of a real estate development project in Costa Rica, including advise with respect to the ancillary financing and guarantee documents related to the project. The value of the transaction is confidential.


EY advised AR Retail, S.A. in a successful acquisition of fashion chain FOREVER 21

October 2020. Through its Tax & Law business line, EY advised the Central American company, AR RETAIL, S.A., a company operating fashion stores and franchises, in the successful acquisition of the fast-fashion chain FOREVER 21 in nine countries, including Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, and the Dominican Republic.


EY advised AR Retail, S.A. in a successful acquisition of fashion chain FOREVER 21

October 2020. Through its Tax & Law business line, EY advised the Central American company, AR RETAIL, S.A., a company operating fashion stores and franchises, in the successful acquisition of the fast-fashion chain FOREVER 21 in nine countries, including Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, and the Dominican Republic.

EY Law advised BBVA USA and Metlife Private Equity Holdings, LLC in Costa Rica

August, 2020. EY Law advised BBVA USA and Metlife Private Equity Holdings, LLC in the structuring, drafting and registration of the Costa Rican security package of a credit granted to 3P PARENT INC., 3PILLAR GLOBAL, INC., and 3PILLAR HOLDINGS, LLC, INC, for a transaction in Costa Rica.

Hernán Pacheco, new leader of EY Law Latam North (LAN)

We are pleased to announce that as of July 7, 2020, Hernán Pacheco is the new leader of the legal practice, EY Law for the Latam North (LAN) region that includes the five Central American Countries, Panama and The Dominican Republic, as well as   Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.