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Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes, Felipe Hoetz, Santiago, CHILE

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Felipe Hoetz

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Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes

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Insurance, Reinsurance.




During the last 20 years, he has worked in the field of Insurance, Reinsurance and Loss Adjusting. He has been involved in some 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 & Touche, Estudio Carvallo and Crawford Chile, where he worked as International Division VP until December 2011. Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2016 (Up-and-coming individual) and 2017 (Band 3).


Spanish and English.


  • Director.  Ibero-Latin American Insurance and 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).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the Chilean Society of International Law.


  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge.



Within: Insurance

Acuña,Sahurie, Hoetz & Cifuentes changed its name to Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes after former name partner Emilio Sahurie exited the firm to re-establish Sahurie & Asociados. The firm’s highly regarded insurance and reinsurance practice acts for domestic and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies, as well as insurance and reinsurance brokers. Representative work includes preparing policies, insurance and reinsurance contracts, and legal reports; the team also assists with regulatory matters, adjustment procedures, coverage analysis, litigation and arbitration, and it represents insurers in subrogation actions. Alejandro Acuña, Felipe Hoetz and Luis Cifuentes are recommended.

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