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Banking & Finance Lawyers

At CMS Rodríguez-Azuero we understand the dynamics that exist in connection with Banking and Finance, both locally and internationally, covering the full spectrum of banking and finance, regulatory, transactional, and capital markets.

Our Banking & Finance team advises local and international financial and banking entities, in connection with regulatory issues that affect, or may affect, their activities in Colombia and abroad, both regarding supervision and control entities and industry associations.  We are well-known and broadly recognized for providing a comprehensive advice that incorporates not only a legal perspective but also a deep knowledge of the banking and finance business and industry.

The Firm supports financial institutions in the structuring and implementation of new products or the restructuring of existing ones.

The Firm also advises non-regulated companies to prevent them from engaging in transactions that are exclusive to financial institutions, which could result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

It also advises insurance sector companies and brokers both in the development of their products and in their relationship with reinsurers and market agents.

The Firm has significant experience in structuring, drafting, negotiating and closing local and cross-border corporate and project finance transactions, as wells as in the designing of robust security packages under Colombian law and in its integration to global security structures.

We have advised local and foreign debtors and lenders, multilateral financial entities and hedge funds, in the design, drafting, negotiation and implementation of credit agreements with different payment structures and guarantees, syndicated loans, and other structured finance facilities.

The Firm also has experience in structuring transactions in the capital markets, such as the issuance of common and preferred shares, issuance of securities in securitization processes, IPOs and OPAs.

 
Sergio Rodríguez-Azuero
Sergio Rodríguez Azuero
The Seni­or Part­ner
Founding Partner
Colombia, Bogotá
Sergio is Founding Partner and head of the Banking & Finance practice and co-leader of the Dispute Resolution area for the Firm. In the Banking & Finance practice he focuses on banking regulation and...
Daniel Rodríguez, LL.M.
Daniel Rodríguez, LL.M.
Part­ner
Colombia, Bogotá
Daniel is a Partner of the Firm and co-leads the areas of Banking & Finance, Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation, Compliance and Corporate Criminal Law and Energy & Climate Change. He also leads the...
Jorge Ramírez, LL.M.
Jorge Ramírez, LL.M.
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
Jorge is a Senior Associate for the Banking & Finance and Dispute Resolution practices in the Firm.Jorge is a procedural law, arbitration, and financial law professor at Universidad Externado de Colombia...
Laura Cerón
Laura Cerón
As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
Laura is an Associate for the Banking & Finance, Public Procurement, Compliance and Insolvency, restructuring & Liquidation practices in the Firm. She has a law degree from Universidad de Los Andes and...
Paula Andrea Gutiérrez
Paula Andrea Gutiérrez
As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
Paula Andrea is an Associate for the Firm in the Banking & Finance, Public Procurement, Compliance and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation practices. She is a lawyer with a specialization in Public...
Eliana Jácome
Eliana Jácome
As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
Eliana is an Associate for the Firm in Banking & Finance practice. She is a lawyer from Colegio Mayor Nuestra Señora del Rosario with a deepening in commercial law.She has experience in financial subjects...
Camila Posada
Camila Posada
As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
Camila is an Associate for the Banking & Finance, Public Procurement, Compliance and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation practices practices in the Firm. She is a lawyer from Universidad Colegio Mayor...
María Alejandra Ramírez
María Alejandra Ramírez
As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
María Alejandra is an Associate for the Banking & Finance, Public Procurement, Compliance and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation practices in the Firm. She is a lawyer with a cum laude degree from...
María Antonia Recio
María Antonia Recio
As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
Antonia is a Paralegal for the Firm in the Banking & Finance practice. She is a 10th semester law student at Universidad de los Andes with a minor in business administration and a minor in Portuguese...
María Paula Sandoval, LL.M.
María Paula Sandoval, LL.M.
As­so­ci­ate
Colombia, Bogotá
María Paula is an Associate for the Firm in the Banking & Finance, Compliance, Public Procurement and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation practices. She is a lawyer with management emphasis from...