BBGS ABOGADOS
Corporate and Business

The area focuses on providing comprehensive legal support to companies in multiple industries, with the purpose of protecting their business relationships as far as possible and reducing their risks. Among others, we offer our clients the following services:

 

01. Advice, negotiation, review, drafting and maintenance of civil and commercial contracts of any kind.

02. Design and execution of structures, procedures and contractual documents, such as private tenders, bidding processes, direct negotiations, traditional and reverse auctions and other private contracting processes.

03. Advice on the incorporation, reorganization and liquidation of companies, as well as the preparation of bylaws with special characteristics, shareholder agreements, Joint Ventures, operating agreements and Corporate Governance policies.

04. Advice for the establishment of branches or subsidiaries of foreign companies and accompaniment throughout the adaptation stage.

05. In general, our strength is to provide day-to-day advice on specific issues arising upon the framework of the companies’ activities, such as preparation of minutes, control of shareholders’ books, board of directors meetings, capital variations, as well as control and regularization of a company’s main corporate books, among others, thus ensuring full compliance of our clients with each and every obligation imposed by the laws of the relevant country.

 

 

TEAM

PRACTICE

AREAS

 

CHILE

Alejandra Diez / Partner Chile
adiez@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Financial and Capital Market
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
• Conflict Resolution
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad de Chile (1992)
• Teacher of Basic Education
PROFILE
• She was a partner of Esinoza, Laso, Diez and Correa Abogados (2010 to 2016)
• She was also a lawyer for BBVA bank between 1998 and 2010.
• Began her professional career as an attorney at Banco BHIF (1992 to 1998)
 
 
Andrés Correa / Associate Chile
acorrea@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business

Mergers and Acquisitions

• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation

EDUCATION
Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2017, Chile)

• Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial Companies and Business, Universidad de los Andes (2019, Chile)

PROFILE
• Andres is part of our corporate, business and real estate team, providing business and transactional advice to both domestic and international clients, in a variety of industries and processes.
Carlos Correa / Partner Chile
ccorrea@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
• Agroindustry and Agriculture
• Financial and Capital Markets
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1998, Chile)
• Diploma in Real Estate and Urban Planning Law. Universidad de los Andes (2012, Chile)
PROFILE
• Before joining the firm, Carlos was part of recognized legal firms, where he advised various real estate companies, construction companies, banks and financial institutions, in real estate, urban, corporate, commercial and tax matters.
 
Carola Blanco / Associate Chile
cblanco@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Consumer Protection and Competition
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
• Compliance
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de Chile (2007)
• Diploma in the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Environment and Dialogue Processes and Implementation of the Consultation of the ILO Convention169. Universidad de Chile (2014)
• Journalist. Universidad de Santiago (1998)
PROFILE
• She has more than 14 years of experience in corporate areas of large companies, specializing in financial and real estate matters, consumer protection and compliance (Compliance).
• She has worked, among others, in the BBVA Bank Prosecutor's Office and as an associate lawyer in Grasty, Quintana and Majlis, and Barros Asociados, where she focused mainly on providing strategic and legal advice to mining projects, especially in indigenous and community law.
 
 
Claudio Campos / Partner Chile
ccampos@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Financing and Capital Markets
•  Aviation
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Diego Portales (1993, Chile)
• Master of Laws. Georgetown University (LL.M. 1998, Washington DC, Estados Unidos)
PROFILE
• His professional career includes corporate experience, being Deputy General Counsel of Lan Airlines S.A. (2002 to 2007); in-house counsel of Enersis S.A. (1999 to 2002) and of Endesa S.A. (1995 to 1999).
• He also worked as a foreign associate in Chadbourne & Parke LLP, New York, United States, during 1998.
• Prior to the creation of BBGS Abogados, Claudio worked in recognized law firms, where he advised companies, banks and financial institutions, both Chilean and foreign, in the acquisition and sale of companies, equity offerings in Chile and United States and debt offerings in international markets.
• His experience also includes aircraft financing and leasing, bilateral and international syndicated credit agreements.
José Miguel Bambach Salvatore / Partner Chile
jmbambach@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Managing Partner Chile
• Energy and Natural Resources
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Corporate and Business
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de Chile (1990)
• SPIM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne (1998)
PROFILE
• His professional career includes several corporate experience, being Fiscal and Secretary of the Board of Empresas Lipigas S.A. (current), partner in Pérez de Arce Abogados (2008-2013); Prosecutor and Secretary of the Board of Lan Airlines S.A. (2001-2008), Business Manager of Citibank (2000-2001); Legal Manager in Financial Corporation Atlas S.A. (1993-1998), Insurance Broker and Director of Prorenta Corredores de Seguros S.A. (2005-2008); and Lawyer of Citibank N.A. CGG (1989-2003).
• He has been the Director of numerous open and closed regulated corporations, both in Chile and abroad.
 
Juan Agustín Laso / Partner Chile
jlasob@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Conflict Resolution
• Corporate and Business
• Private Clients and Family Businesses
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Diego Portales (1990, Chile)
• Diploma in Taxation. Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (1997, Chile)
• Diploma on the Art of Negotiation, ESE Business School. Universidad de Los Andes (2008, Chile)
• AMP ESE Business School. Universidad de Los Andes (2015, Chile)
PROFILE
• His professional career includes corporate experience, being Legal Manager of Compañía General de Leasing S.A. (1995 and 1999)
• He Is a member of the National Arbitration Center.
• Prior to Bambach and Campos Abogados, Juan Agustín, integrated recognized law firms, where he advised various real estate companies, construction companies, banks, financial institutions, and family businesses, in real estate, mortgage, urban, corporate, civil, tax and commercial.
• He has also worked as a litigator in various urban, administrative and commercial matters.
 
Mario Espinoza / Partner Chile
mespinoza@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Financial and Capital Markets
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
• Consumer Protection and Competition
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de Chile (1990, Chile)
• Executive Management Program for Executives. Universidad Católica de Chile (2001, Chile)
• Direction Program, IESE Universidad de Navarra, Spain.
PROFILE
• Prosecutor and Secretary of the Board of Tanner Servicios Financieros S.A .; partner of Espinoza, Laso, Diez and Correa Abogados (2010 to 2016); Manager Legal Affairs BBVA (2000 to 2009); Lawyer BBVA (1998 to 2000); Lawyer Bank BHIF (1990 to 1998
• He has been Director of public limited companies, regulated by the SVS and SBIF.
 
 
Max Correa / Partner Chile
mcorrea@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Financial and Capital Market
• Infrastructure, Real Estate, Urban Planning and Regulation
• Conflict resolution
• Agroindustry, Agriculture and Forestry
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Diego Portales (1998, Chile)
• Master in Tax Administration and Management. Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2008, Chile)
PROFILE
• Before joining Bambach and Campos Abogados, he was part of recognized legal studies, providing comprehensive advice to individuals and legal entities in real estate, commercial, corporate, corporate, civil, tax and financing matters.
 
Patricio Reyes / Partner Chile
preyes@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Aviation
• Consumer Law
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Gabriel Mistral (1995, Chile)
• Master in Legal Institutions. University of Wisconsin (United States - MLI 2000)
PROFILE
• Prior to joining BBGS Abogados Chile, his professional development was linked to the legal advice of companies that have a high prestige locally and internationally, in the transportation, services and financing of companies and individuals, serving as a lawyer in senior executive positions within companies.
• He was Senior Legal Manager of LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (2004-2013), Lawyer of Citibank in Chile (2000-2004) and Lawyer in Financial Corporation Atlas S.A. (1995-1999).
• Likewise, as a lawyer, he joined the law firm Shearman & Sterling as an International Associate in New York, USA (2002-2003).
Roberto Munita / Associate Chile
rmunita@bbgschile.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Labor
• Infrastructure, Planning and Regulation
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Diego Portales (2005, Chile)
• Master in Business Law. Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez University (MBL 2008, Chile)
• Diploma in Labor Law of the Company and Real Estate and Urban Planning Law, Universidad de Los Andes (2009, 2011, Chile)
PROFILE
• Before joining Bambach and Campos Abogados, Roberto was an associate lawyer in recognized law firms, working in the Corporate and Real Estate areas.
• His career includes also the Judicial area in the Prosecutor's Office of the Metropolitan Regional Intendance (2005 to 2006).
 

COLOMBIA

Clara María Sabogal Gómez / Associate Colombia
csabogal@bbgscolombia.com
 
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
 
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia)
• Specialization in Commercial Law from Universidad de los Andes and Master's Degree from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
 
PROFILE
• Advice on contractual, corporate and exchange matters. Management and daily support to national and international companies, branches and non-profit organizations. Structuring and negotiation of documents necessary for local and cross-border acquisitions at BBGS Abogados.
• Advice to national and international companies on various issues of commercial and corporate law. Advice on the preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts and issues related to consumer protection at Brigard & Urrutia Abogados SAS.
• Responsible person, with a high level of commitment, excellent interpersonal relationships, willing to work as a team.
 
 
Luis Felipe Barrios / Partner Colombia
lfbarrios@bbgscolombia.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Advertising, Entertainment and Audiovisual Production
• Private Clients and Family Businesses
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad del Rosario 
• Specialization in Media. Universidad de los Andes
PROFILE
• Extensive experience in corporate operations, private contracting processes, as well as legal aspects related to entertainment and advertising products.
• He has led several projects of special relevance, such as the drafting  and design of templates and procurement processes for BP Exploration Company´s and Equión Energía Ltd.´s supply chain, and the negotiation of the International Joint Venture for the commercialization of Merrell , CAT and Hush Puppies brands in Colombia.
• He has been legal advisor to the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia in the procurement regarding the rescue and conservation of shipwrecked species, the merger, demerger, acquisition and sale of various goods and services companies.
• Expertise in the creation of sophisticated national and international structures for wealth protection and planning, among other projects.
Mónica Serrano / Partner Colombia
mserrano@bbgscolombia.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 
• Specialization in Commercial Law. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 
PROFILE
• She has actively participated in large-scale projects related to corporate matters, such as the stock purchase of company Teleset S.A.S. by Sony Pictures Television International, the purchase of Chilean Bestway Group by English company Rentokill, the acquisition of 100% of company Sed International Colombia S.A.S. by Ark Investments LLC, the merger of Spanish Emergia group, the incorporation and implementation of companies AXN Colombia Networks S.A.S., HBO LAG International Services S.A.S., Dirtykitchen S.A.S., Edupol S.A.S. and Blush-Bar S.A.S., among others.
• She has also led the legal implementation regarding real estate projects such as the expansion of Andino Shopping Mall and the structural reinforcement of school Gimnasio Moderno in Bogotá.
 

MÉXICO

Fernando García de Luca / Partner Mexico
fgdeluca@bbgsmexico.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Managing Partner MÉXICO
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Private Clients and Family Businesses
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Panamericana
• Master of Tax Law. Universidad Panamericana
• International English Center. University Of Colorado at Boulder
• Communications Course. Collegium Superiorum Studiorum Christi Legionis (Roma, Italia)
PROFILE
• Since 1998 he has been a partner of García Velasco and García De Luca, S.C.
• Before founding the firm, he worked in the offices of the renowned firm LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP, in New York and London.
• Likewise, he was a Foreign Associate in the Stock and Corporate Area in the New York offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.
• He has been a professor of Masters in several opportunities.
 
Patricia Perez / Associate Mexico
pperez@gvygl.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Escuela Libre de Derecho (Mexico)
PROFILE
• She was Private Secretary of the Legal and Government Director. In addition, she was part of the Miguel Hidalgo Delegation in the Federal District.
• Since 2004, she has been part of the firm as an associate, working in businesses in the area of ​​Corporate and Business Law.
 

MÉXICO

Alexandra González / Associate Peru
agonzalez@sacovertiz.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate and Business
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Facultad de Derecho)
• Specialization Business Law, Universidad Europea de Madrid - Valencia
• Specialization in Environmental Law, Universidad Europea de Madrid - Valencia
PROFILE
• She began her professional practice at Marchena, Gonzalez & Diaz Esponda Abogados & Contadores.
• Subsequently, in 2014 she joined the BBGS Sacovertiz & Landerer studio, concentrating his practice in the area of ​​Consumer Protection and Competition, as well as in certain matters related to Administrative Law.
 
 
Carlos Saco-Vertiz / Partner Peru
csacovertiz@sacovertiz.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Managing Partner Peru
• Corporate and Business
• Financial and Capital Markets
• Tax
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Peru
• Specialization PAD. Universidad de Piura
PROFILE
• He is the founding partner of the firm Sacovertiz & Landerer. He has more than 30 years of experience advising companies and has been part of the teams of renowned studios of Peru such as (i) Bellido, Saco-Vertiz & Bellido, (ii) Martínez, Bellido, Berninzon & Lavalle, and (iii) Lavalle.
• The Chambers Latin America 2017 guide included him in Band 4 of the "Banking & Finance" area (Banking & Finance) and in Band 3 of the "Banking & Finance" area (Banking & Finance) for its Chambers Global 2016 guide.
• The renowned Latin Lawyer directory has also cataloged him as "Latin Lawyer Reference" in the areas of finance, banking, insurance, capital markets, corporate, foreign investment, aviation, commerce and taxation.
• He has been a member of important boards of companies such as Interseguro Insurance Company, Peruvian Stores and Peruvian Homecenters.
Diego Torres / Associate Peru
dtorres@sacovertiz.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Labor
• Corporate and Business
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Universidad de Lima
PROFILE
• His experience is oriented to the private sector, working in important companies in Peru such as the BBVA Continental bank and Andina de Radiodifusión S.A.C.
• In 2015 he joined the team of BBGS SacoVertiz & Landerer, where he concentrates his legal practice in the area of ​​Labor Law, specifically in matters of Social Security Law, Labor Law, Labor Procedure, Health and Safety at Work.
 
Eduardo Landerer / Partner Peru
elanderer@sacovertiz.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Financial and Capital Markets
• Corporate and Business
• Insurance
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru
• Specialization in financial law and Capital markets
PROFILE
• He concentratos his practice in the structuring, elaboration and legal analysis of financing contracts, mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations of companies, corporate financing schemes and institutional advising to large companies in the national and international markets.
• He began his professional practice at the Development Finance Corporation (Peru) and later became part of the legal teams of Banco BBVA and Muñiz, Ramírez, Perez Taimán & Olaya Abogados.
• Since 2012 he is a partner of the firm BBGS Sacovertiz & Landerer and is also the Director of the Coril Group, a securitization company.
• He has been a professor on several occasions and has multiple publications in his name.
 
Gerardo Guzmán / Partner Peru
gguzman@sacovertiz.com
PRACTICE AREAS
• Financial and Capital Market
• Corporate and Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
EDUCATION
• Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Lima-Perú, (2005)
• Master of Law & Economics (LL.M.). University of London, Queen Mary University of London, UK (2015)
• Post-Graduate Studies in Business and Financial Law. ESAN University, Lima-Perú (2008)
PROFILE
• He has had work experiences of 1 year in New York (Kirkland & Ellis LLP) and 6 months in Mexico City (Galicia Abogados).
• He has experience in corporate, corporate, civil and contractual law, mergers and acquisitions, financing, reorganizations and bankruptcy (restructuring and liquidation).
• In total, he has more than 10 years of professional practice experience having led various transactions.
 
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