Gutiérrez Falla & Associates
Member firm for Honduras

Firm Overview

Gutiérrez Falla & Associates (“GUFA Law”) diligently works to effectively provide in-depth and thorough legal advice through the synergy of the expertise of its partners and the enthusiasm of its associates. The firm strives to help clients develop their businesses through dedicated, quality legal support and compliance with professional ethics.

GUFA Law is the most experienced law firm in commercial and corporate law in Honduras. The firm has increased its financial client portfolio in the last year. In addition, its practice in antitrust law has strengthened. The partners of GUFA Law were part of a team that handled one of the most important cases of antitrust law in Honduras related to an sanction imposed by our Antitrust Commission for an alleged restrictive of competition prac.tice. Additionally, the firm handled a notification involving one of the most important mergers in Honduras in the fuel industry.

GUFA Law is very committed to remain in the forefront of Honduran developments. For example, a secured transactions law has recently entered into force in Honduras, creating a special Registry for such type of transactions involving movables. GUFA Law is the first legal firm to initiate the registration of the entire loan portfolio of a financial institution in such registry. Also, a public/private investment scheme law for large scale projects in Honduras has entered into force, and the firm has represented an international consortium in the infrastructure business for the negotiation with the Honduran government of a public/private alliance for the construction of one of Honduras’ most important main roads.

Areas of Practice

• Antitrust and Competition Law
• Corporate
• Energy and Environmental law
• Intellectual Property, Trademarks and Patents
• Joint Ventures
• Labor Law
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Mining Law
• Private Public Partnerships (PPP)
• Real Estate Transactions