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AV AMÉRICO VESPUCIO SUR 80, PISO 2, LAS CONDES, SANTIAGO, CHILE
Tel:
Work +56 2 2206 4237
Email:
Web:
www.acuna-hoetz.com
Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes, Felipe Hoetz, Santiago, CHILE

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Felipe Hoetz

Tel:
Work 56222064237
Email:
Web:
www.acuna-hoetz.com
Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes

Work Department

Insurance, Reinsurance.

Position

Partner

Career

During the last 21 years, he has worked in the field of Insurance, Reinsurance and Loss Adjusting. He has been involved in most of the biggest losses that have occurred in Chile. He worked for Chile’s State Defense Council in the Letelier & Moffitt arbitration (USA v. Chile) at Deloitte, Estudio Carvallo and Crawford Chile. Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2019 (Band 2). Professor. Insurance Law Diploma at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School and at Chile’s Insurance School / Universidad de los Andes Law School.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

  • Director. Latin American Insurance & Reinsurance Mediation and Arbitration Center (ARIAS LatAm).
  • Past President. International Federation of Adjusting Associations (IFAA), based in London.
  • Past President. Chilean Association of Independent Loss Adjusters (ALOSI).
  • Past Director. International Insurance Law Association (AIDA Chile).
  • Mediator.  Arbitration and Mediation Center.  Santiago Chamber of Commerce (CAM Santiago).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the Chilean Society of International Law.

Education

  • Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge.
  • Semi-Finalist. Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Washington D.C.


Chile

Insurance

Within: Leading individuals

Felipe Hoetz - Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes

Within: Insurance

Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes is highly respected for its advice to local and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies, as well as its assistance to insurance and reinsurance brokers. Representative work includes the preparation of policies, insurance and reinsurance contracts, and regulatory matters. Other areas of strength are adjustment procedures, coverage analysis, insurance-related litigation and arbitration, defending third parties under liability policies, and representing insurers in subrogation actions. Recent matters included acting for Swiss Re, SCOR, Hannover Re, Pembroke, Arch, Mapfre and Sura in relation to wild-fire losses that were claimed by CMPC; and -further to the flooding of office and residential buildings in Santiago- the practice assisted Ace (Chubb) and Liberty (among others), in recovery actions against Costanera Norte, an urban highway concessionaire, contractor Sacyr and Chile's Ministry of Public Works. The key names are Alejandro Acuna, who is highly rated for his advice to local insurers and international reinsurers; insurance, reinsurance and loss adjusting expert Felipe Hoetz; and litigator Luis Cifuentes.

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