The largest country in Central America, the Republic of Nicaragua, is multiethnic. Its capital, Managua, is the third-largest city in Central America. Segments of the population include indigenous native tribes from the Mosquito Coast, Europeans, Africans, Asians, and people of Middle Eastern origin with Spanish being the dominant language due to Spanish influences. Nicaragua is a representative democratic republic with the legislation being handled by the National Assembly. The economy of Nicaragua is primarily agricultural producing coffee, beef, dairy products and legumes as its main exports. Tourism in Nicaragua had become the second largest industry in the nation, growing at a rate of 10% annually. Additionally, mining is becoming a major industry in Nicaragua, with gold leading the way in production.
Lex Mundi in Nicaragua
Lex Mundi provides coverage in Nicaragua through its member firm, Alvarado y Asociados. Founded in 1990, it is a law firm with ample national and international prestige, characterized by its professionalism and integrity while providing professional services to its clients. The firm is noted for its individualized service, with emphasis on professional ethics, client confidentiality and conflict of interest rules. Additionally, the firm specializes in guiding and assisting its clients in the field of corporate and commercial law, international contracts, mergers and acquisitions processes.
Representative Experience in Nicaragua:
- Alvarado y Asociados acts as legal counsel to Cemex Nicaragua, S.A., and Cemex S.A. de C.V. on all matters related to their investments and operations in Nicaragua.
- Alvarado y Asociados provides legal counsel to Aeroméxico. The firm assisted them in the incorporation of their local branch, obtaining their Operation Certificate from INAC (Instituto Nicaragüense de Aeronáutica Civil) required to start their operations in Nicaragua, and continues to assist them with the revision and execution of all legal documents related to their operations in Nicaragua.
- Alvarado y Asociados, provides legal advice in general corporate matters as well as specialized areas and regulatory matters , to local and foreign entities and their local companies. Representative clients include: TransUnion, Cinemark, Delta Airlines, Almo International Corporation (Grupo Almo), Protection de Valores SA, Vanguard Security (VSN), Viento Tropical S.A. (AVT), CBI de Nicaragua, S.A., Target Sourcing Services Nicaragua, Compania Limitada, Kluane Nicaragua, S.A., Promotora y Desarrolladora Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. And Kielsa Farmaceutica S.A. , among others.