Mr Eduardo Flores > Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.
TORRE VIRREYES, PEDREGAL 24, 24TH FLOOR
COL. MOLINO DEL REY
MEXICO CITY, 11040
Mexico

Work Department

Capital Markets, Banking and Finance and Investigations and Compliance.

Position

Eduardo Flores is a partner in Mexico City offices. His practice focuses on Capital Markets, and Banking and Finance and Investigations and Compliance matters.

Mr. Flores has been involved in several investigation and enforcement actions brought by CNBV against issuers, broker-dealers, price vendors, mutual funds and directors and employees of such entities, related to insider trading, market manipulation, disclosure of misleading information, accounting fraud, among others. During his tenure, the CNBV implemented several new procedure and mechanisms to improve the supervision of issuers and market participants in general, such as the issuers’ disclosure report (semáforo de emisoras) and XBRL taxonomy.

On July 2014, Mr. Flores was appointed Vice-president for Securities Supervision of the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV). In this position, Mr. Flores was in charge of the supervision of all securities market participants, including issuers, broker-dealers, mutual funds, rating agencies, introducing brokers, exchanges, central counterparties, central deposits, and price vendors. He was also in charge of authorizing all public offerings of securities in Mexico and the incorporation of mutual funds, in addition to participating in the drafting of all securities-related secondary regulation.

Career

He joined the firm in July 2017 and prior to his tenure at the CNBV he was a partner at the Mexico City Office of White & Case.

Languages

Spanish and English

Memberships

Mr. Flores is a member of Committee 2 (Secondary Market); the Inter-American Regional Committee; and the Infrastructure Working Group, all from the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO); of the Credit Rating Agencies Supervisory Core Colleges of Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch; member of the Pacific Alliance supervisors’ committee, comprised by securities regulators from Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico. He is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Mr. Flores obtained his law degree (JD) from Universidad Panamericana, Campus Guadalajara.

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Eduardo FloresCreel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

Standing strong at the forefront of the market in Mexico for capital markets deals, Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.‘s sizable practice garners praise for its ‘high level of work and commitment. Steering the ‘proactive and open-minded’ department we find senior partner Carlos Aiza, a top choice for issuers and underwriters for advice on both debt and equity transactions. He is closely supported by a group of experienced partners, including Mercedes Haddad, experienced in advising sponsors on public listings of capital development certificates (CKDs) in Mexico; Rodrigo Castelazo, who is praised for his ‘deep knowledge of the regulation’; Carlos Zamarrón, who boasts a high level of expertise in both capital markets and banking and finance; and Eduardo Flores, considered by one client as ‘the best partner to execute a capital markets transaction in Mexico’.