José Rafael Rivera Ferrari

Consortium Legal - Honduras



+504 2221 1002

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José Rafael Rivera is a senior partner of Consortium Legal - Honduras. His practice areas include commercial law, insurance law, agency and distributorship, franchise law, trademarks, patents, copyright, antitrust, civil and commercial litigation and arbitration, administrative law. Mr Rivera is a member of the board of directors of several Honduran companies.

  • Mr. Rivera has counseled multiple multinational and international financial institutions as Administrative Agents, Collateral Agents and Sole Lead Arrangers in loans and syndicated loans for the financing of operations in Honduras and Central America;
  • More recently, Mr. Rivera advised SABMiller and AB InBev on all antitrust issues and clearance in the acquisition of the biggest beer company and soft drink bottler in Honduras, in the country’s biggest acquisition deal in 2016.

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • M&A
  • Project finance

  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Media

  • Honduran Bar Association (CAH)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.). Fulbright Scholar. Law School, University of Chicago, (2000);
  • Bachelor of Science in Law and Social Sciences. Law School. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH). Summa Cum Laude, (1994);
  • Lawyer and Notary, Corte Suprema de Justicia.