Francisco Zuluaga

Associate, Guatemala
francisco.zuluaga@ariaslaw.com

Experience

  • Belongs to the corporate, transactional and mergers and acquisitions team, where he advises clients with various operations and businesses in their commercial activity. His practice areas include corporate law, international transactions, mergers and acquisitions, personal data protection, telecommunications, real estate law, technology law, and electronic commerce.
  • He joined the law firm in 2017 as an intern, and later as a legal assistant in the corporate, transactional, and M&A team. He was a member of the litigation team during 2018, participating in the international arbitration practice. Since 2019 and to date, he is part of the corporate, transactional and mergers and acquisitions team.

Career


  • Law Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala.
  • Authorized as a practicing Attorney and Notary Public, from Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala.
Recognitions

  • Luis Beltranena Sinibaldi Award for Administrative Law awarded by the Francisco Marroquín University Law School to the best average of the Administrative Law courses at the UFM Law School - 2018.
  • José Vicente Rodríguez Award for Civil Law awarded by the Faculty of Law of the Francisco Marroquín University for the best average of the Civil Law courses of the Faculty of Law of the UFM - 2018.
  • Antonio Machado y Palomo Award granted by the Francisco Marroquín University Law School to the best average of the UFM Law School - 2018.

Memberships


  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Publications


  • Applicable law and relocation of arbitration (2021). Published for Arbanza in co-authorship.
  • May 25, 1993 in the legal-political history of the country (2020). Published for Iuristec in co-authorship.
  • Guatemala: Special provisions applicable to childrens consent while collecting and processing personal data (2020). Co-authored for DataGuidance.
  • COVID-19: Protection of personal data and use of social networks (2020). Co-authored for LexLatin.
  • Guatemala: How to deal with data breaches in the absence of regulation (2020). Co-authored for DataGuidance.
  • DATA PRIVACY: AM I TREATING MY CLIENTS PERSONAL DATA CORRECTLY? (2020). Posted for Arias.
  • Guatemala: Data protection thus far (2019). Co-authored for DataGuidance.
  • Termination Clause: Are there limits to compensation for early termination? (2019). Posted for ARBITRIO. Arbitration magazine of the Center for Arbitration and Conciliation of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce.

His role in the community

  • President of Guatemalan Young Arbitrators, a non-profit association focused on the dissemination of arbitration among law students and young practitioners through the creation of spaces and organization of free events, for the discussion and teaching of arbitration and the promotion of relationships. among its participants.

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