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Our Clients

Carrillo y Asociados has a portfolio of more than 3,000 clients including companies listed in Fortune 500. The firm’s clients include Lloyds TSB Bank PLC; Citibank; JP Morgan; Morgan Stanley; Standard Bank of London; IFC; The World Bank; International Monetary Fund; Eximbank; Cessna Finance Corporation; PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Canada); Panamerican Life Insurance (Palic); Aetna US Health Care (USA); Deroyal Industries Inc; Microsoft Corporation; France Telecom; United Parcel Services Co; Maersk; APL Logistics; Eco Young & Rubicam; BBDO Worldwide Inc; Duferco Steel, Inc; Tetra Pak, SA; Honda Motor Co, Ltd; Firestone Ventures; British American Tobacco (BAT); Unilever PLC; ITOCHU Corporation (Japan); Indiana Knitwear, SA; Ventana Mining Company; Holcim (Switzerland); Fujifilms Sericol USA; Boart Longyear Inc; Grupo Jumex (México); Firestone Ventures, Inc.; SC Johnson & Son Inc (Costa Rica); Glaxo SmithKline; Procter & Gamble; Associated British Foods; Grupo Industrial Lala, SA; Mc Cain Foods Limited; Mahler, SA; Conservas La Costeña, SA de CV; Diageo Inc; Red Bull GMBH; Cámara del Agro (Guatemala); Asociación de Cogeneradores (Guatemala); and Magdalena Sugar Refinery (Guatemala).

Our Services in Central America: A Firm Tradition

For more than 15 years, Carrillo y Asociados has been providing a unique service to our clients in Central America. We handle cases involving Central American parties and issues directly from our office in Guatemala and involving our strategic partners in El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama which provide unlimited reach and resources. We rely on foreign local counsel, but direct all cases from our office, to guarantee the quality of operations, documents, and negotiation processes. Local and foreign peers as well as loyal clients recognize our aptness and efficiency to conform result-oriented work teams to successfully handle complex cases that rise multijurisdictional issues. Clients rate the firm as a market leader on corporate matters, and as one of the few firms in the country that can handle complex cases requiring a good grasp of both domestic and international issues.

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Our regulatory group has one of the leading practices in Guatemala. We focus on sophisticated interaction related with regulatory matters involving both private sector and public sector clients.

We were members of the Commission that prepared the Project of Law of Alternate Means for Solving Conflicts, which was presented by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of Guatemala to the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala on September 9, 2004. We contributed to the Project of Modernization of the Judicial Branch and the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of Guatemala. Carrillo y Asociados was actively involved in the diagnosis of the current legal framework of the Region prior to the Dominican Republic and Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) became effective. As well, we participated as Local Implementation Partner in the Regional Meeting named “CAFTA: From Challenge to Opportunity. Strategies to Improve the Efficiency of the Commercial Flow and to Strengthen the Business Climate”.  Besides, we represented The National Law Centre for Free Trade; Booz Allen Hamilton Firm (Washington, D.C., USA); and The Agency for the International Development (AID).
Our expertise includes:

  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust
  • Environmental Law
  • Government affairs
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
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