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Paula Andrea Gutiérrez

Associate

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

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 Procurement Law from Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, a specialization in Public Management and Administrative Institutions from Universidad de los Andes and holds a Master in Public Law for Administrative Management from the same University.

Paula Andrea has 4 years of experience advising national and international clients in matters related to Administrative Law, Financial Law and State Contracting, especially in the structuring and performance of concession contracts under the scheme of public-private partnerships- PPP of road, railway, airport and institutional infrastructure, among others.

Professional Experience:

  • 2019–present – Associate, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016–2019 – Associate, OPEBSA Compañía de Abogados, Bogotá, Colombia
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Publications

  • Author, “Public works contracts financed by royalties for the development of PDET municipalities”, La República, March 17, 2020

 

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Education

  • 2020 – Master in Public Law for Administrative Management, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2019– Specialization in Public Management and Administrative Institutions, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2018– Specialization in Public Procurement, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016– Lawyer, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
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30/07/2021
Reg­u­la­tion for the treat­ment of the pay­ment right by func­tion­al units on...
The Pub­lic-Private Part­ner­ship (PPP) re­gime was in­tro­duced in Colom­bia with the is­su­ance of Law 1508 of 2012 and so the concept of func­tion­al unit for in­fra­struc­ture pro­jects. It is im­port­ant to re­call...
18/03/2021
The Fund of Al­tern­at­ive Sources of Pay­ment for In­fra­struc­ture Pro­jects...
On March the 2nd, 2021, the Min­istry of Fin­ance ("MF") is­sued De­cree 223 of 2021 (“De­cree 223”), that in­tro­duces Part 23 to the second Book of De­cree 1068 of 2015 and reg­u­lates the Fund of Al­tern­at­ive...
12/02/2021
Com­pre­hens­ive amend­ment to the Su­per­in­tend­ence of Com­pan­ies Res­ol­u­tion...
On Decem­ber 24th, 2020, the Su­per­in­tend­ence of Com­pan­ies is­sued Ex­tern­al Res­ol­u­tion No. 100-000016 (the “New AML/CFT/FP­W­MD Res­ol­u­tion”).  The New AML/CFT/FP­W­MD Res­ol­u­tion com­pre­hens­ively amended...
27/07/2020
Im­ple­ment­a­tion of block­chain in pub­lic pro­cure­ment to re­duce cor­rup­tion...
The Of­fice of the In­spect­or Gen­er­al of Colom­bia partnered with the Inter-Amer­ic­an De­vel­op­ment Bank and the World Eco­nom­ic For­um to lead a mul­tidiscip­lin­ary team to de­vel­op the “Trans­par­ency Pro­ject”...
09/06/2020
In­solv­ency law and rules in Colom­bia
1. What type of re­struc­tur­ing/re­or­gan­isa­tion mech­an­isms ex­ist in Colom­bia? There are sev­er­al re­struc­tur­ing/re­or­gan­isa­tion mech­an­isms.Firstly, private and vol­un­tary re­struc­tur­ing pro­ceed­ings are al­lowed...
08/04/2020
Malla Vi­al del Valle del Cauca- Draft TOR of the first pro­ject of the Fifth...
On April 6th, 2020, the Na­tion­al In­fra­struc­ture Agency-ANI pub­lished the draft doc­u­ments of the bid­ding pro­cess (Draft Terms of Ref­er­ence- TOR) for the award of the first 5G pro­ject in Colom­bia named...
16/01/2020
New State con­tract­ing and crim­in­al law meas­ures ad­op­ted to sanc­tion the...
Law 2014 of 2019, en­acted on Decem­ber 30th of 2019, in­tro­duced im­port­ant changes in re­la­tion to acts of cor­rup­tion and crimes against the “pub­lic ad­min­is­tra­tion”: Sig­ni­fic­ant amend­ments were made...
07/06/2019
The De­part­ment of Justice up­dated guid­ance for eval­u­at­ing Cor­por­ate Com­pli­ance...
In April 2019, As­sist­ant At­tor­ney Gen­er­al Bri­an Benczkowski, of the Crim­in­al Di­vi­sion of the De­part­ment of Justice (the “DOJ”), an­nounced the latest up­date of the eval­u­at­ing Cor­por­ate Com­pli­ance Pro­gram...
05/04/2019
Na­tion­al de­vel­op­ment plan 2018-2022- re­forms to strengthen the Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment...
On Feb­ru­ary 7th, 2019 bill -draft le­gis­la­tion- No. 311/219 (House of Rep­res­ent­at­ives) and No. 227/2019 (Sen­ate) was filed be­fore the Colom­bi­an Con­gress (the “BILL”).  The BILL, which is cur­rently...