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Law Degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
Since becoming a partner of Bufete Gutiérrez Falla & Asociados in 1977, Brad O’Neill over the years has advised banks, credit institutions, and wide range of corporations on banking law and regulations, corporate law, administrative law, tax law, franchise and agency law, environmental law, mergers, business closings and liquidation, international contracting, conveyacing, telecommunications law, private stock offerings, due diligence and immigration law.
Acting on behalf of Bufete Gutiérrez Falla, he served as legal counsel ‘in situ’ at the Tegucigalpa Branch of Bank of America NT&SA from April, 1977 until its closing in 1987. His duties in said position included advising the Bank on a day to day basis, as well as preparing a wide range of documents for domestic and international loans. He has also prepared legal translations for the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), Taco Bell International, Bank of America NT&SA, Commonwealth Development Corporation, the U.S. Embassy in Honduras, F.L. Schmidt (Denmark) and Coudert Brothers (New York) amongst the others.
For the past several years , Bradford K. O'Neill has represented, and continues to represent, a major U.S. satellite service provider in securing authorizations from the Honduran National Commission of Telecomunications (Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones, Conatel) to provide coverage to Honduras by the provider's satellites, as well as their replacements.
His care, experience and dedication to providing solutions to the legal needs of the firm’s clients have contributed to the firm’s enviable standings and its client satisfaction.
Brad O’Neills’ graduation thesis on Financial Leasing and its relationship to purchase agreements with reservations of ownership was requested by the Honduran tax authorities for its study and reference.
In 2005, and again in 2009, Bradford K. O'Neill represented a major European corporation in adapting the documentation necessary and providing the required legal advice to implement direct offers of said corporation's shares to employees of its Honduran subsidiary.