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Ms Kharla Aizpurua Olmos
Banking and Finance, Securities and Capital Markets, Projects, Mergers and Acquisitions, Compliance and Data Protection, Business and Corporate Law
Ms. Aizpurua Olmos is a Partner in the Corporate Law Department of Morgan & Morgan and focuses her practice advising clients in domestic and cross-border financing transactions. Also, she has been involved on matters pertaining to syndicated lending, project finance, governmental infrastructure projects (including transportation and energy), securitization, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions in services related to the telecommunications sector, compliance and data protection.
As a banking and finance lawyer, Mrs. Aizpurua mainly advises clients in domestic and cross-border financing transactions. She has been involved on matters pertaining to syndicated lending, project finance, governmental infrastructure projects (including transportation and energy), securitization and public offerings. She has ample experience advising banks such as Banistmo S.A. and its subsidiary Banistmo Investment Corporation S.A. (part of Grupo Bancolombia); Credit Suisse; Banesco (Panama), Global Bank Corporation, Global Valores, HSBC, Bank of China, MMG Bank Corporation, BBVA, International Finance Corporation (IFC), amongst others.
Ms. Aizpurua Olmos has been recognized for her professional achievements (Up and Coming) in the first edition of the Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Awards organized by the Iberian Legal Group. In addition, she has been distinguished by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for her work in banking and finance, and commitment in diversity and inclusion.
On pro-bono matters, she played a key role in the team responsible for drafting the bill to organize national volunteering in the Republic of Panama and serves as counsellor to different Panamanian NGOs.
She is in the board of directors WIP Panama (women in the legal profession), Panamanian chapter of Women in the Profession Program of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice of the New York Bar Association.
Ms. Aizpurua Olmos obtained an LL.B. from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain and a LL.M. from the Cornell Law School, University of Cornell, Ithaca, New York, USA. She has also completed a course in Business Management of NGOs from the University of Louisville in Panama and obtained a certification in Financial Skills for Practice and Management and Merger and Acquisitions from the INIDEM Business School.