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ARAQUEREYNA

CENTRO LIDO, TORRE C, PISO 8 OFICINA 81, AV FRANCISCO DE MIRANDA EL ROSAL, CARACAS, VENEZUELA
Tel:
Work +58 212 9539 244
Fax:
Fax +58212 9537 777
Email:
Web:
www.araquereyna.com
Caracas, Valencia

Pedro Planchart

Tel:
Work +58 2129539244
Email:
ARAQUEREYNA

Work Department

Corporate Law.

Position

Partner. Pedro Planchart’s professional practice of over 25 years is focused on Business Law, Corporate Law, Banking Law, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Issues, Capital Venture Investments, and general advising on Business Law matters.

Career

He stands out particularly for his extensive experience in the banking and project financing areas. During his long-running professional practice Mr. Planchart has advised a great number of local and foreign financial institutions. He also focuses his practice on the regulatory area of the banking and insurance sectors. He has served as an arbitrator and expert in national and international arbitrations in the business area. Head of the Private Law Department, Andrés Bello Catholic University (2004-2011). Professor of Contracts and Secured Transactions, Andrés Bello Catholic University (since 1989). Professor of the Private Law Workshop, Andrés Bello Catholic University (since 2005). Member of the Faculty Council of the Andrés Bello Catholic University School of Law (since 2010). He joined ARAQUEREYNA as a Partner in 2003.

Languages

English and Spanish.

Member

He is included, since its creation, in the list of arbitrators of the Arbitration Center of the Caracas Chamber of Commerce (affiliated to the ICC) and of the Business Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (CEDCA); Member of the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Committee of the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VenAmCham); Member of the Capital District Bar Association, Venezuela; President of the Venezuela Fulbright Association.

Education

Andrés Bello Catholic University (Lawyer, Summa cum laude, 1985); New York University (Master of Comparative Law, 1987); Fulbright Scholar (1986-1988).


Venezuela

Banking and finance

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Pedro Planchart - Araquereyna

Within: Banking and finance

Araquereyna’s banking and finance practice is led by ‘tremendous adviser’ Pedro L Planchart. Besides providing standard legal assistance in the area, the firm also covers a broad range of different matters, including insurance and contract law, foreign exchange legislation, and secured transactions. Its clients include key players such as JP Morgan Chase, Banco Santander International, and Chubb Insurance. Planchart is supported by ‘superb strategist’ Gustavo J Reyna, who is well versed in mergers and acquisitions, and also by the ‘particularly good’ Pedro Sosa, who is experienced in finance law.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Araquereyna’s corporate practice has ‘good business acumen’ and provides legal assistance to international clients such as Nokia Solutions and Networks, Microsoft, and Telefónica. Besides litigation work, founding partner Manuel Reyna also advised Sodexo Pass International on corporate and contractual matters, as well as on the new regulations and the political situation. Pedro Sosa has ‘wide experience’ and excels in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity. Pedro L Planchart is noted for being ‘very knowledgeable’.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Araquereyna has established a busy energy and natural resources practice and the recent incorporation of specialist Roberto Strauss has only served to strengthen the team, enabling it to provide legal advice to investors regarding project finance. The team regularly assists oil and gas companies with negotiations; Pedro Planchart and Pedro Sosa are the names to note.

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