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Fernando Vargas

Fernando Vargas

EY LawBusiness Park Forum 2Business Park Forum 2San JoséCosta Rica10903

National Leader

Central America - Corporate

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fernando Vargas is a top name for local and multinational companies when it comes to complex restructurings, joint ventures and corporate transactions.

Biography

Fernando Vargas is a partner at EY Law. He is a dynamic member of the business and corporate law division, where he is director of telecommunications. He has been actively involved for more than a decade as leading counsel for transnational corporations, regional and local companies in corporate matters and in complex, cross-border business transactions focused on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations; and in the negotiation, drafting and execution of a wide range of contracts. He also provides advice on a broad spectrum of issues, including foreign investment in the Central American region and the set-up of numerous shared services operations of several Fortune 500 companies in Costa Rica.

Fernando has also led his team of attorneys in the successful completion of projects related to renewable energy generation and in the very relevant practice area of telecom, media and technology.

Fernando holds an LLM degree from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (1998). He is a licensed attorney in Costa Rica (1995, cum laude distinction), a notary public, and the author of several articles in international publications. He is fully proficient in Spanish and English and has limited working proficiency in Portuguese.

He is a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association; the International Bar Association; the Inter-American Bar Association; the New York State Bar Association; and the Costa Rican- American Chamber of Commerce (president of the free trade zone sub-committee).

Fernando is listed in Chambers Latin America (2011 to 2016) as a “leader in his field” in the corporate/M&A; projects; and telecoms, media and technology chapters.

Central America - Private Client

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fernando Vargas gains recognition from market sources who particularly applaud his work on corporate as well as family business-related issues.

Biography

Fernando Vargas is a partner at EY Law. He is a dynamic member of the business and corporate law division, where he is director of telecommunications. He has been actively involved for more than a decade as leading counsel for transnational corporations, regional and local companies in corporate matters and in complex, cross-border business transactions focused on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations; and in the negotiation, drafting and execution of a wide range of contracts. He also provides advice on a broad spectrum of issues, including foreign investment in the Central American region and the set-up of numerous shared services operations of several Fortune 500 companies in Costa Rica.

Fernando has also led his team of attorneys in the successful completion of projects related to renewable energy generation and in the very relevant practice area of telecom, media and technology.

Fernando holds an LLM degree from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (1998). He is a licensed attorney in Costa Rica (1995, cum laude distinction), a notary public, and the author of several articles in international publications. He is fully proficient in Spanish and English and has limited working proficiency in Portuguese.

He is a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association; the International Bar Association; the Inter-American Bar Association; the New York State Bar Association; and the Costa Rican- American Chamber of Commerce (president of the free trade zone sub-committee).

Fernando is listed in Chambers Latin America (2011 to 2016) as a “leader in his field” in the corporate/M&A; projects; and telecoms, media and technology chapters.

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