Firm Profile > EY Law Central America > Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
EY Law Central America Offices
Europlaza World Business Center, 5ta avenida- 5-55 zona 14
01014, Edificio I
Piso 7, Ciudad de Guatemala
EY Law Central America > The Legal 500 Rankings
‘The firm’s regional presence in Central America is a positive.’
‘It is a very good team. They are a group of dynamic professionals who know what they are doing.’
‘Ignacio Castillo and Mirla Tubac are dedicated to their clients.’
Comidas Especializadas y Servicios de Guatemala (Denny’s)
Industria de Hamburguesas (McDonald’s)
Intertek de Guatemala
OD Guatemala y Compañía (Office Depot)
Thyssenkrupp Elevadores (Guatemala)
Cablevía de Guatemala
Guatemala > Labour Tier 3
With offices throughout the region, EY Law Central America is able to provide its multinational clients with advice on labour issues in different jurisdictions. The team advises on the labour aspects of M&A and other transactions, compliance with labour regulations, health and safety matters, and collective negotiations. The full-service firm has also developed an internal initiative, "Crezcamos juntos", which offers advice on labour issues to its other departments. Costa Rica-based Hernán Pacheco is well versed in advising on the labour implications of corporate transactions. Managers Mirla Tubac and Elmer Vargas, who leads the immigration department, are also recommended.
ThyssenKrupp Elevadores de Guatemala
British American Tobacco
Guatemala > Tax Tier 3With offices throughout the region, EY Law Central America is well placed to advise clients on tax issues in Central America and the Dominican Republic. The team assists with due diligence and tax structuring for M&A transactions, transfer pricing and tax compliance, and has seen recent growth in tax controversy work. Its client base includes companies from the agroindustry, telecoms, real estate, consumer products, energy and financial services sectors. Costa Rica-based Rafael Sayagués leads the team with Manuel Ramírez, who focuses on international tax and the tax implications of corporate transactions.
Rafael Sayagués; Manuel Ramírez
‘Good knowledge of our business and tax issues.’
‘The team stands out for its understanding of tax law and ability to defend us.’
‘A good team.’
‘They provide a good service.’
Industrias Alimenticias Kern’s
Inteligencia Kinética Artificial
Prosegur Compañía de Seguridad
Asesores del Caribe
EY Law Central America > Firm Profile
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.
The Guatemala team it is characterized by responding to integral business solutions through a team of experienced lawyers in sectors such as consumer products, health services, energy, infrastructure, regulatory, specialized litigation, digital, labour, banking and finance.
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.
|Banking & Finance||Arturo Apéstegui||Arturo.Apestegui@cr.ey.com||(506) 2505-0900|
|Competiton & consumer Protection||Alexander Salazar||Alexander.Salazar.Solorzano@cr.ey.com||(506) 2505-0900|
|Commercial/Real Estate & Hospitality||Alejandro Antillón||Alejandro.Antillon.Appel@cr.ey.com||(506) 2505-0900|
|Corporate/M&A/Intellectual Property/Litigation & Abritration||Hernán Pacheco||Hernan.email@example.com||(506) 2505-0900|
|Digital/Labour & Employment/Energy TMT & Project Finance||Fernando Vargas||Fernando.Vargas.Winiker@cr.ey.com||(506) 2505-0900|
|International Trade & Customs||Carolina Palma||Carolina.Palma@cr.ey.com||+506 2208-9800|
|Tax||Rafael Sayagues||Rafael.Sayagues@ey.com||+506 2208-9800|
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MembershipsIBA (International Bar Association) ABA (American Bar Association) ITPA IFA INTA ASIPI NYSBA
Press Releases7th May 2021 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.
16th November 2020
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.
16th November 2020
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.
23rd October 2020 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.
1st September 2020 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.
20th August 2020 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.