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16 August 2017

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Anabelle León Feoli

Deloitte Costa Rica

Centro Corporativo El Cafetal
Edificio Deloitte
La Ribera, Belén
Heredia
Costa Rica

Tel: +506 22465202
Fax: +506 22465291
Email: aleonf@deloitte.com
Website: www.deloitte.com

Anabelle León Feoli, Deloitte Costa Rica, has more than 40 years of experience in the legal profession. She has vast experience in public law and jurisdictional matters, including tax law, procurement, government's civil liability, and also has experience in civil law and arbitration matters. Anabelle has primarily worked as a Costa Rican judge and as Supreme Court judge.

She also has vast experience in litigation matters, government procurement, customs matters, commercial and civil law, and arbitration matters.

She worked for the public sector for 36 years, 30 of which she has worked as a Costa Rican judge. During the past 13 years, she worked as a Supreme Court judge of the First Chamber, who is in charge of, among others things, the appeals before the Supreme Court related to the above mentioned matters.

She is a certified arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the North American Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the Civil Procedural Law Academy of Costa Rica, an emeritus adviser of the Supreme Electoral Court, and a member of the Advisor Council of the Office of the Ombudsman. She was a member of the Advisor Council of the Bar Association's Board of Directors.

She provides legal consulting and litigation services to national and international corporations related to public law, tax law, arbitration, litigation, civil and commercial law, among others.

Due to her experience and expertise, Anabelle has participated in numerous projects related to tax law, public law, litigation, arbitration, civil and commercial law, and government procurement, related to national and international corporations from very diverse industries, such as transportation, telecommunication, services, technology, among others. Some clients include PriceSmart, Florida Ice & Farm, Dos Pinos, Durman, among others.

Anabelle obtained her law degree from the University of Costa Rica and obtained her PhD in tax law from Complutense University of Madrid. She has spoken at multiple events related to public law, arbitration, and other jurisdictional matters.


Mario Hidalgo Matlock

Deloitte Costa Rica

Centro Corporativo El Cafetal
Edificio Deloitte
La Ribera, Belén
Heredia
Costa Rica

Tel: +506 22465203; +506 8822-3751
Email: marhidalgo@deloitte.com
Website: www.deloitte.com

Mario Hidalgo Matlock, Deloitte Costa Rica, joined the firm in 2000 as a tax partner. He specialises in international tax law and has a master's degree in tax counselling. He is an attorney and notary public focusing on corporate restructurings and financing structures.

Mario has 26 years of experience in litigation, international tax law and corporate law. For more than eight years, he worked as a counsel for the Costa Rican Supreme Court on the matters of tax and customs. He has extensive experience in advising international clients investing into Costa Rica.

He is also a consultant for a wide range of industries, including corporate organisations, custom, trade and transportation, and software industries, among others.

Since 2000, he has been in charge of the corporate law department in Deloitte Costa Rica, in which he supervises company reorganisations, mergers, acquisitions and liquidations, company minutes, board of directors, shareholder meetings, bylaws, statutes, amendments, and due diligence process, among others.

He has participated in many national and international tax seminars regarding taxation in Costa Rica and served as a university professor for tax and constitutional courses. Mario has been a tax partner for Deloitte Costa Rica since 2003.


Rafael González Saborío

Deloitte Costa Rica

Centro Corporativo El Cafetal
Edificio Deloitte
La Ribera, Belén
Heredia
Costa Rica

Tel: +506 22465204, +506 8839 4898
Email: rafgonzalez@deloitte.com
Website: www.deloitte.com

Rafael González Saborío, Deloitte Costa Rica, is a client service partner within Deloitte & Touche with a wide-ranging experience in tax consulting, tax planning and tax control in global operations for multinational companies. He has been responsible for major operations in the Dominican Republic and in Central America.

Rafael has more than 20 years of experience as a trainer, consultant and litigator in tax matters. He has held senior positions and responsibilities in the Costa Rican tax administration.

Rafael now serves as a tax adviser to the most important banks, public and private stock exchange positions, brokerage firms, fund investments, and other financial corporations.

He has been a frequent panellist and invited lecturer at seminars regarding different tax matters. Rafael is a facilitator at Deloitte University and has collaborated in the prestigious Costa Rican Technological Institute.


Alan Saborio Soto

Deloitte Costa Rica

Centro Corporativo El Cafetal
Edificio Deloitte
La Ribera, Belén
Heredia
Costa Rica

Tel: +506 22465026, +506 8384 0525
Email: asaborio@deloitte.com
Website: www.deloitte.com

Alan Saborio Soto, Deloitte Costa Rica, is the country managing partner, CEO, and chairman of the board of Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Nicaragua member firm. Alan is a lawyer and notary public with 30 years of experience. He directs Deloitte's tax practice in these four countries.

His successful career has led him to put his knowledge to the service of the public sector, where he has held important positions in the government including the director general of finance and taxation, as well as minister and vice minister and minister of economic planning and policy, deputy minister and minister of finance and alternate magistrate of the Constitutional Chamber, among other positions.

In the private sector, he is recognised as one of the best tax experts in the region and he has been an adviser to important national and multinational companies. He is also a part of the boards of directors of various business chambers, sectoral groups and private companies.

Alan graduated as an attorney-at-law from the University of Costa Rica in 1986 and is also a member of the Bar Association in Costa Rica. He currently holds the position of vice president of the Council of Promotion of the Competitiveness of Costa Rica.







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