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ANDRÉS COFIÑO GUZMÁN

Senior Associate
(502) 5307 1721
andres.cofino@garciabodan.com

Andrés Cofiño Guzmán is Senior Associate for García & Bodán in Guatemala.

His professional experience includes serving as director of the legal department of a housing development company for 10 years, providing constant advice in the areas of commercial, civil, labor, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, tax and notarial law; as well as having been part of a local law firm team, being directly involved with the practical aspect of the profession in the areas of civil law, commercial law, civil and commercial procedural law.

  • Corporate-Commercial
  • Finance
  • Labor
  • Immigration
  • Fiscal
  • Tourism Investments
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Real Estate
  • Mediation
  • Special recognition for being one of five members of the winning team of the annual academic contest of the Faculty of Law – Universidad Francisco Marroquín (School of Law), 2002.
  • Graduated with a vote of distinction in Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Universidad de of Barcelona Business School (UB), 2018.
  • Incorporation of foreign entities branches in Guatemala.
  • Management of corporate legal area of ​​foreign entities in Guatemala as well as corporate governance.
  • Participation in the elaboration of multiple due diligence processes, which included detailed analysis of registry, judicial and corporate operations.
  • Representation of labor lawsuit to corporate group composed of 9 local entities for the sum of USD 175,000.00.
  • Tax advice to foreign companies settling in Guatemala and entering the market for the development of urban projects.
  • Representation of a multinational company in the tourism field starting operations in Guatemala.
  • Volunteer professor teaching micro-entrepreneurs the basic areas of law (tax law, commercial law and labor law).
  • Member of the Fiscal and Investment and Foreign Trade committees of the American Chamber of Commerce of Guatemala (AmCham Guatemala).
  • Guatemalan Bar and Notaries Association (CANG).
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Universidad de Barcelona Business School (UB), 2018.
  • Master in Business Law (LLM) – Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (LawSchool), 2010.
  • Admitted to practice as Attorney and Notary Public since 2007.
  • Graduated in Law – Universidad Francisco Marroquín, 2007.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English