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Camilo Caicedo, LL.M.

Senior Associate

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
Calle 75 No.​ 3-53
Bogotá
Colombia
Languages Spanish, English

Camilo is a Senior Associate for the Corporate / M&A practice in the Firm. He is a lawyer with minors in business management and entrepreneurship and a specialist in Taxation from Universidad de los Andes, and he holds a master’s degree (LL.M.) on International Commercial Law from University College London. Since he joined the Firm in 2014, he has helped the teams in advising national and multinational clients in matters related to Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Law and Tax Law.

Professional Experience

  • 2014-present – Senior Associate, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2013-2014 – Legal Aid Clinic Member, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Recognitions:

  • Top 10% Saber Pro exam (mandatory undergraduate exam)
  • LL.M International Commercial Law from University College London awarded with Distinction
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Publications

  • Author, “The applicable law for standby letters of credit in the Colombian legal system”, Caicedo Calle, C.A. Revista de Derecho Privado, 52. Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), ISSN 1909-7794, December, 2014
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Education

  • 2018 – Master in International Commercial Law (LL.M.), University College London, United Kingdom
  • 2016 – Specialization in Tax Law, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2014 – Lawyer, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
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15/03/2021
New chal­lenges of the COV­ID-19: Ma­jor Test for Colom­bi­an Com­pan­ies' Ad­apt­ab­il­ity
Ac­cord­ing to the Code of Com­merce ("C of Co"), the Or­din­ary Share­hold­er­s' meet­ing must oc­cur be­fore March 31 of each year[1]Art.422 of Colom­bi­an Com­mer­cial Code.foot­note. However, due to the Cov­id-19...
17/03/2020
Golden shares: To what ex­tent could they be ab­us­ive?
The con­trac­tu­al free­dom provided by Law 1258, 2018 to the So­ciedad por Ac­ciones Sim­pli­ficada (S.A.S.) is so wide that from its in­cor­por­a­tion the share­hold­ers may cre­ate tail­or­made shares, in­clud­ing the...
24/01/2020
En­tre­pren­eur?
It is com­mon for en­tre­pren­eurs to fo­cus all their ef­forts in the de­vel­op­ment of their product or ser­vice. Due to this, vi­tal leg­al is­sues are of­ten left in second place, es­pe­cially dur­ing the ne­go­ti­ation...
05/11/2019
Pay­ment of di­vidends us­ing means dif­fer­ent than money
Art­icle 455 of the Colom­bi­an Code of Com­merce reg­u­lates the pay­ment of di­vidends us­ing means dif­fer­ent than money. The pur­pose of this art­icle is to present a brief ana­lys­is of the dif­fer­ent means, be­sides...
08/07/2019
The change of con­trol clauses in the con­text of the free ne­go­ti­ab­il­ity...
It is com­mon in con­tinu­ing con­tracts to agree on the ob­lig­a­tion for the con­tract­or to seek pri­or au­thor­iz­a­tion from the pub­lic en­tity if there is a change of share­hold­ing con­trol (change of con­trol clause)...
06/05/2019
The duty of in­form­a­tion of the Pen­sion Fund Ad­min­is­trat­ors
In the court rul­ing SL1452-2019 of April 3rd, 2019, the La­bour Cham­ber of the Su­preme Court of Justice ana­lysed the duty of in­form­a­tion of the Pen­sions Fund Ad­min­is­trat­ors (PFA). Here, the Court provided...
06/05/2019
Mer­ger (fusión im­propia), re­in­cor­por­a­tion (re­con­stit­u­ción) and res­tor­a­tion...
Com­mer­cial Law in­cludes the fol­low­ing mech­an­isms for a cor­por­a­tion to con­tin­ue de­vel­op­ing its busi­ness and avoid li­quid­a­tion: mer­ger (fusión im­propia), re­in­cor­por­a­tion (re­con­stit­u­ción) and res­tor­a­tion...
06/03/2019
The im­port­ance of share­hold­ers’ agree­ments.
Why is it im­port­ant for my com­pany to have a share­hold­ers’ agree­ment? Al­though the bylaws may be enough for some com­pan­ies, in the pres­ence of sev­er­al share­hold­ers with op­pos­ing in­terests it is use­ful...