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Hernán Pacheco O.

Hernán Pacheco O.

Senior Partner

Pacheco Coto
Costa Rica

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Hernan Pacheco heads PACHECO COTO’S Corporate/Business Law Division, leading its team of attorneys on all matters related to local and international Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Corporate Restructuring, Project Finance, Distribution, Agency and Franchise Agreements, International Trade, Foreign Investment and Civil and Commercial Contracts. He is also head of the Intellectual Property Division. Mr. Pacheco has extensive experience in cross-border transactions and has advised both local and foreign clients on the acquisition of commercial and industrial groups, and with investments in Costa Rica and abroad.



Education

  • Harvard Law School, P.I.L, 1992
  • University of Hull, England, LL.M., 1988
  • Autonomous University of Central America, Licentiate in Law, Cumm Laude Probatus and Notary Public, Costa Rica, 1986
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Listed by and Chambers Latin America (2008 to 2013) and Chambers Global Guide 2008-2012) in Band 1 Corporate Commercial Category and as “Leader in the Field” category - Corporate /M&A
Listed as “Leading Lawyer” by IFLR 1000 (2011 and 2012)
Recorded biographically in “Marquis Who’s Who Legal”, Corporate Tax, M&A and Project Finance (2009).
Representative of the Private Sector in the National Council of Competitiveness (2003)
Coordinator of the Private Sector in the Inter-chamber Commission for the analysis of the Fiscal Reform project (2003)
Coordinator of the Private Sector in the Inter-chamber Commission for the analysis of the Insurance Law project (2003- )

Professional Associations

    ; New York State Bar Association
    (Chairman of the Costa Rican Chapter 2005)

Seminars

LECTURER

International Bar Association, Latin American Forum Conference, "M&A for Companies in Distress - A Case Study", Santiago Chile, 2010
ALI-ABA Product Marketing and Distribution Conference, Charleston, North Carolina, 2009
NYSBA Conference; Lima, Perú, September, 2007.
Star Alliance Conference, Stewart Title, The Investment Chapter under DR-CAFTA, Houston, Texas, 2005
Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, sede Toluca, Costa Rica-México, 10 years of trade and investment, Toluca, México, 2005
New York State Bar Association International Law and Practice Committee, Santiago, Chile, 2004
Business Central America Conference, San José, Costa Rica, 2001
IX Meeting of the FTAA Negotiations Committee, Managua Nicaragua, 2001
Forbes Magazine and Council of the Americas, Fourth Latin American , Aventura, Florida, 1998
Forbes Magazine, Worldwide Infrastructure Partnerships, New York, 1998
Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Investment Climate in Central America, Fort Worth Texas, 1998
Forbes Magazine and Council of the Americas Conference, The Latin American Market, Chairman of the Central American Session, New York, 1996

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

American Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica (Secretary of the Board 1997-1998, Vice-president 1999 - 2005, President 2005 - 2007)
International Center of Conciliation and Arbitration (CICA) (Director 1999-2001, President 2001-2003 )
The Humberto Pacheco Coto Foundation (2009-)
The Costa Rican Union of Private Enterprise Chambers and Associations (UCCAEP)
Vice President of the Executive Committee, Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA) (2011- )

Articles

  • “A Comparative Study of Distribution and Agency in Selected Latin American Jurisdictions”, prepared for the Product Marketing and Distribution Conference, ALI-ABA, North Carolina, 2009.
  • “Distribution and Agency in Central America”, Practicum, New York State Bar Association, 2005.
  • “Tax Regime of International Franchising in Latin America”, International Bar Association, Cancun Conference, 2001
  • "Contracting with the State", Forbes Magazine and Council of the Americas, Fourth Latin American Conference, Aventura, Florida, 1998
  • "Dispute Resolution in Costa Rica", Forbes Magazine and Council of the Americas, Fourth Latin American Conference, Aventura, Florida, 1998
  • “Privately Financed Infrastructure in Central America”, Forbes Magazine Worldwide Infrastructure Partnerships, New York, 1998
  • Addendum to “Investment Climate in Costa Rica” (by Humberto Pacheco A., M.C.L.), Forbes Magazine and Council of the Americas Conference, The Latin American Market, New York, 1996
  • “Contracting with the State” LatinFinance, 1996


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