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María Fernanda Bejarano


CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
Carrera 11 #77a-99
Edificio Revista Semana
Languages Spanish, English

María Fernanda is an Associate for the Dispute Resolution and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation practices in the Firm. She is a lawyer from Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario and since she joined the Firm in 2016, she has advised national and foreign clients in matters related to financial regulation and resolution of legal disputes in commercial, civil and administrative law areas, including the representation of more than 500 victims affected by illegal deposit-taking.

Professional Experience

  • 2016-present – Associate, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2014 – ProBono Internship – Cardenas & Cardenas Abogados, Bogotá, Colombia
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  • 2019 – Specialization in Financial Law and Securities Market Law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016 – Lawyer, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016 – Diploma Degree in the Colombian Procedural Code, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016 – Seminar in the Colombian Procedural Code, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
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CMS Expert Guide to Digital Litigation in Colombia
1. Describe the state of di­git­al­isa­tion of the civil justice system in your jurisdiction in general. In recent years, the di­git­al­isa­tion of the Colombian civil justice system has made some pro­gress. ...
Notification of judicial decisions through "WhatsApp" application
After three (3) years of issuing the Digital Justice Decree No. 806 of 2020, nowadays as a permanent Law No. 2213 of 2022, the use of technologies through civil proceedings still comes with some sur­prises.With­in...
Law 2213 of 2022 the use of technologies and com­mu­nic­a­tions in judicial...
The beginning of the Pandemic in Colombia implied multiple changes that affected all sectors of society. Decree 806 of 2020 was issued with the precise goal to implement changes in procedural law and...
The enforcement of arbitral awards in Colombia in investment matters
Foreign investment is one of the main engines of the economy of developing nations and one of the most attractive scenarios for mul­tina­tion­al companies when expanding their activities and capital to other...
The exceptional ap­plic­ab­il­ity of the con­sti­tu­tion­al actions in corporate...
Competence of arbitrators in the objection of corporate bodies decisions.
Disputes that arise in different types of companies regarding the ef­fect­ive­ness, nullity or un­en­force­ab­il­ity of the decisions taken in shareholders meetings or boards of directors should be resolved in...
One year of im­ple­ment­a­tion of the “Digital Justice”
In accordance with our procedural statue (General Procedural Code), most of the proceeding stages from the presentation of the claim until the instruction and judgmental hearing were developed on site...
How is the civil justice working in Colombia?
All sectors and industries have faced changes and challenges due to the health emergency caused by COVID-19.  Probably one of the most affected sectors is the ad­min­is­tra­tion of justice.A recurring concern...
Transitional measures to insolvency processes decree 560 of 2020
This article regarding the transitional measures to insolvency processes Decree 560 of 2020 is found only in Spanish, because it mentions domestic terms and very local content.If you are interested to...
New releases of the duration term in the civil proceedings in Colombia
The Article 121 of the Colombian General Procedure Code establishes that it cannot pass more than one (1) year to give a judgment in a first or only instance trial, counting this term from the claim admission...