Officially the Republic of Honduras, the country became independent in 1821 and has since been a republic. Honduras was home to several important Mesoamerican cultures, most notably the Maya, but is now a predominately Spanish-speaking nation. The country is best known for the production of coffee, tropical fruit, and sugar cane, as well as for its growing textiles industry, which serves the international market. Additional natural resources of the nation include timber, gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, iron ore, antimony, coal, fish, shrimp and hydropower.
Lex Mundi in Honduras
Lex Mundi provides coverage in Honduras through its member firm, GUFA LAW. GUFA LAW is the most experienced law firm in commercial and corporate law in Honduras. The firm also has a vast experience in mining law. 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. With their thorough knowledge of the Honduran legal framework and global recognition, GUFA LAW stands prepared to assist you in meeting your legal needs.
Representative Experience in Honduras:
- GUFA LAW was legal adviser to GE Group in the due diligence for the acquisition of the 100% of the shares of BAMER Bank.
- GUFA LAW was legal adviser to INTERAIRPORTS Consortium in preparing the consortium’s participation in the international bidding process for the concession of the 4 international airports of Honduras.
- GUFA LAW was legal adviser to PUMA ENERGY for the filing and follow-up of a merger control procedure of EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION, ESSO CARIBBEAN INC and EXXONMOBIL INTER-AMERICAN INC. before the Honduran Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Competition.
- GUFA LAW was the legal adviser to GRODCO S. C. A. in preparing the company's successful bid and project financing for the construction, expansion and maintenance of 122.6 kilometers of road of the “Corredor Turísitico” (Touristic Corridor).