Francisco Torres > Santamarina y Steta > Monterrey, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Santamarina y Steta
AV. RICARDO MARGAIN ZOZAYA 335, TORRE 1, FLOOR 7
COL. VALLE DEL CAMPESTRE
66265 GARZA GARCIÁ, NL
Mexico
Francisco Torres photo

Work Department

Competition/Antitrust, Corporate Governance, Project Finance and Infrastructure, Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures, Insurance.

Position

Partner

Career

Francisco has 20+ years of experience providing advice to national and international clients in mergers and acquisitions operations related to the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, technological and retail sectors, among others, as well as in insurance and application of the new regulation governing insurers based on the Solvency II Directive of the European Union.

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, Nuevo León Chapter.

International Legal Fraternity Phi Delta Phi, Chapter Salinas Martinez.

International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

JD with honors
1998, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Mexico 

LL.M with specialization in Corporate Law
2006, Law School, New York University, USA 

Specialization in Insurance
2015, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Insurance

Santamarina y Steta is well-known for its activity with local insurance companies and foreign carriers undertaking insurance activities in Mexico, acting for said clients on contractual, corporate and regulatory matters. The well-respected practice, which also handles insurance issues for industry, such as E&O matters, is led by partner Francisco Torres from the Monterrey office; he is very experienced in M&A transactions involving Mexican insurance carriers. Support comes from Mexico City-based partner Carlos Olvera, who combines his practice with his excellent litigation skills.