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We know the Banking & Finance dynamics both on a local as well as an international scale, covering the full spectrum of banking, finance, regulatory, and capital markets law.

We ensure our services are ahead of market trends, anticipating the challenging environment of your business. A tailored commercial approach is key. We want your business to thrive. Whether you are a bank or a corporation, a financial service provider or an entity confronted with regulation, an investment fund or public entity, our priority is resolving your challenges and putting your world first.

Whether you seek deep rooted local advice or multi-jurisdictional expertise, our teams will advise you seamlessly.

We select and tailor the teams that will best fit with the scope of your matter. Top level project management goes hand in hand with expertise. Rigor and determination go hand in hand with innovation. We aim to be one step ahead of market developments, in order to build relationships with you that last.

"The practice handles all manner of financing work, including project finance, receivables-based credit agreement and capital markets transactions. It has recently advised borrowers from the hospitality and fish farming sectors"

Latin Lawyer 250

"It is considered our most important legal adviser and they have always performed beyond our expectations that, believe me, are very high"

Latin Lawyer 250

"We really value the team's high commitment, continuous availability and the fact that they are always willing to go beyond what we asked"

Chambers Latin America

"CMS Carey & Allende is praised for its 'technical skills , industry knowledge and commercial and regulatory insights"

The Legal 500 - 2019

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21/09/2021
Gov­ern­ing law and dis­pute res­ol­u­tion in cross-bor­der fin­an­cings: New York,...
Eng­lish law vs. New York law and jur­is­dic­tion: What are the con­sid­er­a­tions when choos­ing the gov­ern­ing law and jur­is­dic­tion for cross-bor­der fin­an­cing trans­ac­tions? What are the be­ne­fits of each gov­ern­ing...
05/08/2021
CMS Glob­al Fintech Up­date
The leg­al frame­work in the fintech in­dustry is chan­ging very quickly and some­times var­ies greatly from jur­is­dic­tion to jur­is­dic­tion.Our glob­al up­date, will give you an over­view of the latest changes and top­ics we have been deal­ing with in Europe, Africa and Lat­in Amer­ica re­gion. This will give you an at a glance sum­mary of a num­ber of art­icles that we have pro­duced on a loc­al basis.For a more in-depth ana­lys­is or for any ques­tions, please reach out to your usu­al CMS con­tact or lis­ted in this up­date Fintech ex­perts.
01/06/2021
Some leaks can­'t be fixed
“Con­fid­en­tial in­form­a­tion is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no re­fri­ger­at­or or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the tri­al you have just a pool of wa­ter.” This...
28/04/2021
Chal­len­ging bond calls on in­ter­na­tion­al pro­jects: Eng­lish courts vs Emer­gency...
A re­cent de­cision of the Eng­lish Com­mer­cial Court has re­fused an ap­plic­a­tion for an in­junc­tion re­quir­ing a be­ne­fi­ciary un­der an on-de­mand bond to with­draw its de­mand and re­frain from mak­ing fur­ther de­mands...
07/04/2021
Fintech in Chile
1. Fintech in Lat­in Amer­ica: over­view of loc­al mar­kets  As of today, it is es­tim­ated that there are around 160 Fintech com­pan­ies in Chile, of which around 100 are af­fil­i­ated with the As­so­ci­ation of...
Comparable
05/01/2021
PRICL - a game changer in the re­in­sur­ance world?
Al­though the “club at­mo­sphere” around re­in­sur­ance has been dis­turbed in re­cent years due to a surge in re­in­sur­ance dis­putes and the reg­u­lat­or’s en­hanced ini­ti­at­ives to boost con­tract cer­tainty1...
22/12/2020
Law and reg­u­la­tion of Cov­id-19 loan morator­i­ums in Chile
1. De­scrip­tion of the le­gis­la­tion 1.1 Is there a morator­i­um on loans le­gis­la­tion im­ple­men­ted in your jur­is­dic­tion? No. 1.2 If no: Are there any on­go­ing dis­cus­sions re­gard­ing a po­ten­tial in­tro­duc­tion...
Comparable
31/08/2020
Sta­bil­isa­tion and re­struc­tur­ing law in Chile
COV­ID-19 epi­dem­ic ar­rived in Chile in the last days of Feb­ru­ary. As of this date, re­ports in­formed that ap­prox­im­ately 30,000 people are in­fec­ted and 320 people have died due to this vir­us. Since March...
07/08/2020
Oil & Gas / Ship­ping – Com­mer­cial Court Ex­am­ines Leg­al Ef­fect of “Sub­ject...
In the con­text of a crude oil voy­age charter, the Com­mer­cial Court has provided guid­ance on the leg­al ef­fect of “sub­ject to” pro­vi­sions in con­tracts.  In do­ing so, the Com­mer­cial Court noted that...
19/06/2020
The Lat­in Amer­ic­an Gen­er­al Coun­sel
The first CMS Gen­er­al Coun­sel re­port in the Lat­in Amer­ica re­gion, “The Lat­in Amer­ic­an GC: Rising to the chal­lenge”, ex­plores the de­vel­op­ment of the Gen­er­al Coun­sel role and how the world in which...
09/06/2020
In­solv­ency law and rules in Chile
1. What type of re­struc­tur­ing schemes ex­ist in Chile? Oth­er than vol­un­tary agree­ments between cred­it­ors and debt­ors to rene­go­ti­ate debts and re­struc­ture busi­nesses, in Chile it is pos­sible to open re­struc­tur­ing...
05/06/2020
Ad­vance pay­ment bonds: “step­ping down” pro­vi­sions and more guid­ance on...
Last month we re­por­ted on a TCC de­cision which con­sidered the re­quire­ments for mak­ing and re­ject­ing a de­mand un­der an ad­vance pay­ment bond sub­ject to the URDG. Very sim­il­ar is­sues have now been con­sidered...