LACCA Approved: Alfonso Carrillo

Corporate / M&A Firm: Carrillo y Asociados(Guatemala City) Guatemala

Managing Partner
Tel: 502 2421 5700

Alfonso Carrillo has been managing partner of Carrillo & Asociados, a leading Guatemalan cross-border corporate, investment, tax and commercial law firm, since 1989. His practice areas include corporate, agency and distribution, banking, insurance, securities, finance, M&A, taxation and international law, as well as complex commercial litigation, ADR, fraud and white-collar crime.

Mr Carrillo earned his Attorney-At-Law and Notary Public degree and Economy and Business Administration degree in Guatemala. His international studies include the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers (PIL) and Harvard Business School and he is a senior fellow 2015 & 2016 Harvard University, Advanced Leadership Initiative.

His professional memberships include the Guatemalan, American, International and Inter-Pacific Bar Associations, the US Trademark Association, Industrial Property Inter- American Association and the Guatemalan Institute of Notarial Law. Mr Carrillo has authored numerous authoritative articles on cross-border commercial transactions and investment. He also recently contributed to “Asset Tracing and Recovery", The FraudNet World Compendium, for the International Chamber of Commerce’s FraudNet. He is a member of the Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights in the Americas, of the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice (2017 to date). He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard Kennedy School (2016 to date).

From 2003 to 2004 he was the Iinsolvency/bankruptcy group leader of Terra Lex, the main independent law firm worldwide network. In 2007, he was appointed as member of the ICC Commercial Crimes Services Fraudnet Network, an institution created in 2004 to be the leading network of law firms specialised in white-collar crimes. 

He has provided counseling for the enforcement of foreign judgments in Guatemala on several occasions, having published papers on the subject in Europe and in the United States of America. 

He has extensive experience in local and multi-jurisdictional procedures related to bankruptcies and insolvencies, and in local and multijurisdictional litigation related to corporate matters, shareholder disputes, directors and administrators’ liability, agency and distribution contracts, insurance, fraud, financial laws, banking laws, white-collar crimes, corruption and governmental affairs. 

He has filed multiple constitutional relief proceedings in defence of the rule of law.


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