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Guzman Rodriguez

Guzman Rodriguez



  • Commercial Law
  • Banking
  • Corporate and Business
  • Finance

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

WSG Regional Council
Member 2021/ 2022
DealMaker Group
Antitrust Group
Banking & Finance Group
Emerging Leaders Group
Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Private Equity Group
Shipping Group
Guzman Rodriguez, lawyer, has been in the frontline of the most significant investments and transactions in the Uruguayan market in recent times, including acting as counsel to Goldman Sachs in its acquisition of retail chain "Tienda Inglesa", acting as counsel to Coca-Cola FEMSA in its acquisition of Montevideo Refrescos SRL (indirect subsidiary of The Coca Cola Company) and acting as counsel to Corporacion Vial del Uruguay in one of the largest corporate notes issuance in the local market to date.

Guzman specializes in M&A transactions and finance, acting as regular counsel to Banco Itau. He is also frequently instructed to intervene in complex corporate matters.

A graduate from Harvard Law School (LL.M.), Guzman's international experience includes working in the New York offices of Linklaters LLP.

He has won several first prizes for his books and articles, including the Adolfo Gelsi Bidart civil procedure law prize, the Mezzera law firm commercial law prize and the 160 anniversary of the foundation of the Law School of the University of the Republic prize.


Harvard Law School (LL.M.)
Areas of Practice

Banking | Commercial Law | Corporate and Business | Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Securities

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Professional experience abroad:

Linklaters LLP (New York), 2015-2016

Uruguay: Antitrust Premerger Control in Full Force
Guyer & Regules, July 2020

The new prior authorization regime for economic concentrations in Uruguay passed by Congress in 2019 is in force since April 2020 and therefore premerger control is since mandatory for a large set of transactions involving Uruguay. The Uruguayan Antitrust Commission has recently published the form for market participants to request antitrust authorization...

Additional Articles

"A synoptic view on corporate directors' liability", (co-author), Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, volume 34 (2013).*

"You shall not throw the coin: legal terms, vagueness and the duty of judges to judge, come what may", Revista Ruptura, volume 3 (2012).*

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