Banking & Finance

José Evenor Taboada

Partner - Nicaragua

“José Taboada enjoys a sterling reputation in the Central American market, where he ranks highly for his excellence in banking and finance transactions, and foreign investment.”

José Evenor is a partner at Consortium Legal – Nicaragua. He has more than 54 years of experience in the banking and finance, telecommunications, mining, and retail sectors. He has been local counsel for large local and international companies such as Wal-Mart, General Electric, Sony, Caterpillar, Phillip Morris, Citi, GE Finance, and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), Movistar, Enitel (Now Claro). He has been Honorary Consul of Great Britain and Honorary Consul of Sweden. President of service institutions such as Unirse (Nicaraguan Union of Corporate Social Responsibility) and Teletón (in support of children with disabilities).

In 2014 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Chambers & Partners, recognizing his exceptional career as a lawyer in the American Continent. His experience includes legal services to the Nicaraguan government in foreign debt negotiations with major commercial banks, the IDB, the World Bank and the IMF, as well as the Paris Club. He has served as president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua and of Inversiones Financieras. He has also been a member of the board of directors of the Superintendence of Banks and Financial Institutions.

  • S.D. Doctor en Ciencias y Leyes, Cornell University, Estados Unidos (1976)
  • Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University, Estados Unidos (1974)
  • Licenciatura en Derecho, Universidad de Chile, Chile (1969)
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Member, State Capital
  • Member, World Services Group (WSG)



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