Guatemalan respected Judge Erika Aifan issues a historical ruling in a criminal case brought against construction companies.
We are pleased to announce that José Quiñones and Evelyn Rebuli were nominated by members of The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as among the best private practice lawyers to work with in the region respectively in the M&A and Labour practice areas.
QIL+4 Abogados deeply regrets the loss of our partner and friend Estuardo Mata Palmieri in an accident at sea.
Andrés´ practice focuses in financing, banking and commercial agreements, with special emphasis in corporate finance of different types, project finance, mergers and acquisitions in the commercial, industrial, pharmaceutical, mining and energy sectors. Andrés has significant experience structuring, coordinating and closing commercial and financial transactions involving the US and several countries of Latin America. Additionally, being admitted to practice in Guatemala and New York, Andrés is well acquainted with the common law system, as well as the agreements related to cross-border transactions governed by foreign laws that involve foreign clients and international law firms.
Eva heads the real estate practice of the firm, and has extensive experience in providing legal advice to residential and commercial developments, condominiums, industrial units, and golf courses, as well asland purchases, leases, real estate developments, title searches and due diligences. Additionally, she has structured and negotiated several complex real estate deals requiring a high degree of specialization in tax, administrative and corporate law, and other legal issues that generally arise in the real estate markets, implementing efficient solutions for clients
QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala acted as local counsel to Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as underwriters and initial purchasers on the US$500,000,000.00 5.75% debt international notes offering by The Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC), a beverage producer and distributor with operations in Central America, the Caribbean and South America headquartered in Guatemala.
UNIS Law School held a high level seminar to discuss new corporate governance issues with a packed attendance and participation of many personalities including the Head of the asset recovery court, the Tax Superintendent and the chief Corruption Crimes Prosecutor. The discussion involved best practices and recent developments including risks arising from corporate responsibilities and tax and corruption effects. Our Partners Jose Quiñones had the chance to discuss corporate governance issues arising from the upcoming ISO37001 anti-bribery standard and Marcos Ibarguen offered closing remarks to a very successful event.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and theCommission on Arbitration and ADR constituted the task force on “Maximizing the Probative Value of Witness Evidence. Estuardo Mata Palmieri, Partner of QIL + 4 Abogados, in charge of the Dispute Resolution pratice, has been selected to participate and contribute on the discussion.
The event Chambers Diversity Latin America Summit: Inclusion, Diversity and Leadership recently took place in Miami, Florida. Gabriela Roca, Partner of QIL + 4 Abogados, participated as group leader in one of the discussion panels.
QIL+4 Abogados partnered with Miller & Chevalier and 13 Latin American partner firms in a survey to corporate executives based in 19 countries working in a broad cross-section of industries. 637 individuals completed the survey, which was made available in English, Spanish and Portuguese. 77 percent of respondents say anti-corruption laws are ineffective in their country.
Two highly talented Associates Attorneys from QIL+4 Abogados are among the chosen few recognized by Guatefuturo through its scholarship program which promotes, orientates and finances professionals with academic excellence to pursue a master’s or Ph.D studies in the best universities abroad.
Alejandro Del Valle, associate in charge of the intellectual property area of QIL + 4 Abogados, will be the speaker at a conference about the unfair competition in the intellectual property sector.
QIL+4 Abogados is pleased to have assisted TELUS International with their recent acquisition of a 35% stake by Baring Private Equity Asia, an Asian asset management firm, which values TELUS International at US$1 billion. TELUS International has become a leading global provider of customer service, IT, and business process services to industry leaders across the telecommunications, utilities, high tech, gaming, finance, retail, e-commerce, travel and logistics, and health care sectors. A statement issued by TELUS says this agreement, “… leverages TELUS’ world class customer service and employee engagement with Baring Private Equity Asia’s global relationships to expand TELUS International’s business process, IT and customer service operations.”
Platts 19th Annual Central America Energy Conference is held this year in Panamá with the participation ofregional leaders of the energy industry. Lawyer Gabriela Roca, director of the Energy and Infrastructure area of QIL+4 Abogados will attend the event.
Lawyer Gabriela Roca, head of the Energy and Infrastructure practice area of QIL+4 ABOGADOS, is actively participating in the discussion about the possibility to implement water legislation in Guatemala
The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a worldwide association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to protecting intellectual property and specifically trademarks to promote fair and effective commerce. QIL + 4 Abogados will be represented on this event by Alejandro del Valle, Associate expert in the IP area.
Across Central America and the Caribbean, governments are working to meet the enormous demand for energy and infrastructure creating new projects to be financed. Lawyer Alejandro Cofiño will participate as a speaker at the5th Annual Central American and the Caribbean Energy and Infrastructure Finance Forum.
Hydroelectric Complex “Renace” is a private project in Guatemala that operates in the middle of the Cahabón river in Alta Verapaz. The project ...
ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE YAHAD-IN UNUM headquartered in Paris, France, through its local branch duly authorized ...
Internationally known as the best and most accurate directory provider for the legal profession, Chambers and Partners ranks the best law firms and lawyers in more than 185 jurisdictions since 1990, based on extensive research, including reviews from clients and colleagues. QIL + 4 Abogados has been presented with the award for “Guatemalan Law Firm of the Year”.
As a result of our recent merge, since August, QIL + 4 ABOGADOS has new offices ...