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Banking & Finance

We know the dynamics of Banking & Finance both locally as well as internationally, covering the entire spectrum of banking, finance, regulatory and capital markets law.

We ensure that 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, a corporation, a financial services provider or an entity facing regulations, an investment fund or public entity, our priority is resolving your challenges and putting your world first.

Whether you seek deeply 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 stay one step ahead of market developments, in order to build long-lasting relationships with you.

"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


Tackling the misuse of crypto-assets for ML-TF purposes
As a constantly evolving sector, the crypto-assets ecosystem presents continuous challenges, particularly in terms of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML-TF) risks.To tackle the misuse of crypto-assets...
NFTs under MiCAR – are they regulated or not?
The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR) sets down a harmonised regulatory framework for crypto-assets. MiCAR's overarching goal is to extend regulatory oversight to those categories of cryptos...
Safeguarding the digital vault: custody and administration of crypto-assets...
With the rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, European regulators have recognised the need to establish a comprehensive framework to ensure the sector's integrity, transparency and the...
On*Net Fibra (KKR) acquires fibre optic network of Entel Chile
CMS Carey & Allende advised ON*NET Fibra and KKR on M&A, tele­com­mu­nic­a­tion and acquisition financing matters related to the acquisition of the existing fibre optic network of Entel Chile, comprising...
CMS Carey & Allende advised Karün, a Chilean start-up that manufactures eyeglasses with recycled materials, on the negotiation and closing of a financing deal with BTG Venture Debt, through which Karün...
CMS Next
What’s next? In a world of ever-ac­cel­er­at­ing change, staying ahead of the curve and knowing what’s next for your business or sector is essential. At CMS, we see ourselves not only as your legal advisers but also as your business partners. We work together with you to not only resolve current issues but to anticipate future challenges and innovate to meet them. With our latest publication, CMS Next, our experts will regularly offer you insights into and fresh perspectives on a range of issues that businesses have to deal with – from ESG agendas to restructuring after the pandemic or facing the digital transformation. We will also share with you more about the work that we are doing for our clients, helping them innovate, grow and mitigate risk. To be able to provide you with the best support, we immerse ourselves in your world to understand your legal needs and challenges. However, it is equally important that you know who we are and how we can work with you. So, we invite you to meet our experts and catch a glimpse of what is happening inside CMS. Enjoy reading this publication, which we will update regularly with new content. CMS Executive Team
Porsche acquires 12.5% of HIF Global
CMS Carey & Allende advised the vehicle manufacturer Porsche on the acquisition of a 12.5% stake in HIF Global for USD 75 million as part of the international financing round, together with the majority...
Beyond a personal brand
The new CMS General Counsel (GC) report ‘Beyond a personal brand’ explains why general counsel should make time for personal branding, and to look at the initial steps they can take, as well as the...
It has already been 5 years since we joined CMS
“Our evaluation of CMS Carey & Allende is decidedly positiv” - Jorge Allende Zañartu, CMS Chile partner and CMS Latin America Steering Committee chairman. On the fifth anniversary of the integration...
Financing COP 26 outcomes
It was a watershed moment, according to Mark Carney. The UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance was introducing the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (Gfanz): over 450 banks, asset managers...
Update: CMS Expert Guide to International Arbitration – Americas
We are pleased to announce that the fifth volume of the CMS Expert Guide to International Arbitration has been published, covering seven jurisdictions in the Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Chile...
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...