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Dentons Muñoz

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Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Albany, Almaty, Amman, Amsterdam and 104 more

With offices in Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala and El Salvador, Dentons Mu?oz offers rule of law-based access to world-class expertise, capital, technology, best practices and decision makers.

Dentons Mu?oz is committed to improving the world for all by activating the rule of law in the pursuit of better institutions, equality, freedom and economic progress.

Dentons Mu?oz' lawyers work in close cooperation within Central America and with Dentons' lawyers from all over the world.

Dentons Mu?oz handles the most sophisticated and complex transactions in Central America.

The Firm

On February 27th, 2017, Dentons, the world's largest law firm, announced the completion of its combination with Costa Rica-based Mu?oz Global, making it the first global law firm to have a footprint across Central America. The combined firm is known as Dentons Mu?oz.

Areas of practice

Dispute resolution: the firm provides rule of law-based results in dispute resolution.

Banking and finance: debt financing and loan security packages, debt restructuring, issuance of negotiable instruments, asset securitization, investment funds and trusts.

M&A: the firm has a solid track record of success advising local and foreign clients on mergers, business unit spinoffs, tender and exchange offers, leveraged buyouts, strategic alliances, collaborations, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures.

Real estate: the firm provides ongoing sophisticated advice to residential, commercial or mixed-use developments.

Corporate: the firm provides corporate legal counsel on a permanent basis, corporate governance advice and corporate advice to foreign direct investors arriving or expanding their presence. Provides compliance services, including internal investigations and remediation programs.

Tax: the firm provides tax advice and it feels confident in defending the interests of its clients in court.

Public law: the firm provides rule of law-based government procurement advice. It represents the Inter-American Development Bank in designing the Alliance for Prosperity Fund, the largest mixed-capital fund in the history of Central America to develop strategic infrastructure in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Employment: through ongoing preventive advice, it balances employer and employee interests, advances the rule of law principle, deals with employee protectionism in Central America, and understands and deals with the particularities of labor law in each Central American jurisdiction.

Intellectual property and technology: the firm links start-ups with investors and potential clients, provides interactive real time technological solutions to its clients to manage their intellectual property, fight piracy and counterfeiting, and provides sensible IT law and privacy advice.

Other central American offices

Guatemala, Panama and El Salvador.

  • Partners
  • 6
  • Other fee-earners: 30+
  • Total staff: 80+

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