Since its foundation in the mid 1940's Carrillo y Asociados has been expanding to offer innovative and pragmatic solutions to their clients' needs in different industries. In the last quarter of 2008, the firm merged with one of the most prestigious and traditional law firms in Guatemala, Beltranena, De la Cerda y Chávez. With this merger the firm will offer a complete range of services in various areas such as the energy sector, foreign investments including project finance, and international commerce.
Clients seek Carrillo y Asociados because of its commitment to quality together with the creation and delivery of added value. Local and foreign peers, as well as loyal clients recognize the firm's aptness and efficiency to conform result-oriented work teams to successfully handle complex cases, and for its adaptability to coordinate and manage different size and density deals. The firm heavily invests in technology as well as in the specialization of its talented professionals.
Over the last years, our firm has advised corporations and individuals in connection with commercial litigation, white-collar criminal investigations and prosecutions, securities fraud, financial institutions fraud, public corruption, tax fraud, counterfeit, and money laundering. Said practice has been highlighted by our performance in cases with multi-jurisdictional impact. The firm has successfully lead major claims regarding white-collar crime, money laundering, as well as some of the biggest asset fraud and tax fraud schemes that ever happened in Guatemala, effectively obtaining imprisonments, condemnatory final judgments, and the recuperation of assets, before local and foreign courts.
Carrillo y Asociados has maintained its solid reputation in M&A and other specialized corporate practice, and has been developing a unique expertise in bankruptcy practice, which has been highlighted by its performance in cases with local and international incidence. The firm offers a wide variety of services in this area including investigations, forensic services, and asset recovery supported by state-of-the-art technology platforms and professionals.