PRACTICE AREAS


We provide the full scope of local and global business legal services to our clients involved in Financial Technology (Fintech) related projects, from day-today legal needs to most complex projects. Our multidisciplinary team leverages the technology experience of our Corporate, Financial Markets, Financial Services, Regulatory, Tax, Intellectual Property among other practices, to offer integrated legal solutions that help our clients navigate the increasingly complex environment of Fintech and its regulations.

Our clients include start-ups, emerging growth companies and established players from different sectors including companies who offer digital payment gateways, Know Your Client and virtual Anti-Money Laundering services, bitcoin service providers including convertibility services, digital wallets, custodians, application programming interface services, e-money companies, among others.

Our services include:

· Incorporation of local companies or foreign branches engaged in the provision of Fintech services.

· Regulatory advice for the incorporation and authorization to operate

· Accompaniment in the incorporation process, authorization to operate or registration of local or foreign companies before the applicable registries and entities

· Comprehensive advice (e.g. labor, corporate, financial, regulatory, commercial) in the day-to-day operations of companies engaged in the provision of Fintech services.

· Elaboration and analysis of special financial/corporate/tax structures for Fintech companies.

· Intellectual property legal services.

· Accompanying in local, regional and/or international financing using Fintech platforms.

· Advising Fintech companies on payment processing services and applicable regulations

· Advising on anti-money laundering regulations applicable to Fintech companies

· Assisting Fintech clients in their relationship with Banks and other institutions to explain nature of business and allow for adequate capital flows.


Regional Team

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Mario Lozano

Partner

El Salvador

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Jorge Luis Arenales

Partner

Guatemala

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Luis Pedro Del Valle

Partner

Guatemala

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Ximena Tercero

Partner

Guatemala

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Ricardo Rocha

Associate

Panama

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Rodolfo Salgado

Associate

Honduras

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Diego Gallegos

Partner

Costa Rica

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Mario Agüero

Partner

Honduras

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Ernesto Sánchez

Senior Counsel

El Salvador

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María Cristina Fábrega de Duque

Partner

Panama

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Adán Araujo

Senior Counsel

El Salvador

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