Mrs Carolina Arenas > CMS Rodríguez-Azuero > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile
CMS Rodríguez-Azuero Offices
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Mrs Carolina Arenas
Carolina is Partner and leads the practice of Commercial Law and co-leads the areas of Dispute Resolution and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation.
Carolina is Partner and leads the practice of Commercial Law and co-leads the areas of Dispute Resolution and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation. She is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and has a Specialization in Commercial Law from the Universidad de Los Andes. She advises natural and legal persons of the national and international order, in commercial, corporate, and civil matters. She has extensive experience in the negotiation, structuring, and interpretation of all kinds of contracts, construction of contractual models and hiring policies, issuance of legal concepts and participated in operations of acquisition, merger, and liquidation of companies. Her deep knowledge of the commercial trust contract is highlighted, which has led her to be an advisor to Trust Companies, Trustees and Beneficiaries.
She participates in numerous civil, administrative and arbitration proceedings. She represents more than 900 people affected in cases of intervention and liquidation for massive and illegal deposit-taking. She belonged to the list of arbitration secretaries of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá until December 2018 and participated as Secretary in some arbitrations.
Spanish and English
- 2004 – Commercial Law Specialist, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
- 2001 – Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
Best known for its niche expertise in financial fraud matters and white-collar crime, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero is a go-to firm in financial regulation and administrative litigation. The 15-strong group features five expert partners who lead the practice; founding partner Sergio Rodríguez-Azuero and Carolina Arenas, who both have extensive experience in corporate and procedural law, have recently been handling groups defrauded by Ponzi schemes – with the firm currently acting in four such cases. Also heading the public procurement area, Daniel Rodríguez acts in disputes related to commercial and financial law, including insolvency judicial procedures. Jacques Simhon leads the corporate criminal law practice and co-heads the competition area. Since publication Arenas has left the firm, effective as of February 2021.