Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados
Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados is a member of the Squire Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide Network. Leveraging Squire Sanders’ expansive global position, one of the broadest integrated global platforms in the legal industry, Squire Sanders established the Squire Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide Network to provide broader and deeper capabilities to serve client needs in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. Adding to Squire Sanders’ office in Santo Domingo, the network brings together a select group of highly respected firms with deep local knowledge in their respective countries to provide expanded capabilities for our clients with interests in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. To support our client’s diverse needs for Latin America practice or industry specific capabilities and general information, the Firm has teamed up Network members with an experienced Squire Sanders partner from our Latin America Practice Group. These partners shall serve as ‘Client Liaisons’ with each Network member.
Since its establishment in 1995, Muñoz Tamayo has focused on general business law with an emphasis on international matters and has been one of the law firms retained to structure, coordinate, support and perform the most challenging legal transactions in Colombia. The firm is particularly active in the fields of domestic and international commercial, financial and corporate law, commercial and investment banking, foreign and domestic investment, taxation, mining and oil, trade matters, international financing and trade, securities, public utilities and government contracts, privatizations, structuring of infrastructure projects and project finance transactions, as well as sophisticated treasury financial operations, in the fields of financial and foreign exchange law.
Muñoz Tamayo offers global companies substantial experience on entering and operating in Colombia’s markets. The firm has counseled clients on all sides of mergers and acquisitions including purchasers, sellers, investors and financial advisers in transactions related to the sale of state-owned assets in the financial services and energy sectors. In the energy arena, Muñoz Tamayo has been at the forefront of Colombia’s public utility industry since privatization began in the 1990s. Since then, the firm has helped clients develop projects in the electric and gas energy, hydrocarbons, telecommunications and water supply sectors, gaining recognition for its capacity to structure and articulate highly complex transactions that, in many cases, demand the understanding of diverse multicultural circumstances and pioneering in new projects and areas of practice that require innovation, creativity and interaction of various disciplines and areas of practice.