Miguel Coddou > Guerrero Olivos > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile
Guerrero Olivos Offices
AV. VITACURA 2939, PISO 8
LAS CONDES 7550011
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Banking and Finance
Leading partner of Guerrero Olivos’ banking and finance team. He specializes in project finance, syndicated loans, acquisition finance, debt-restructuring process and structured finance. He is also member of the data protection and new technologies and corporate groups.
Former CLO at Rabobank Chile.
Former CLO at The Royal Bank of Scotland Chile (RBS).
Former CLP at AMB AMRO Bank Chile.
Former member of the legal department of LATAM Airlines.
Spanish and English
Law, Universidad de Chile (1993).
Master of Economics and Administration for Lawyers, Universidad Gabriela Mistral (1997).
Assistant Professor in the Companies Financing Module in the Master in Business Law (MBL), Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.
The 12-member department at Guerrero Olivos covers the full range of capital markets work, including regulatory and transactional matters; debt and equity issuances; the structuring of investments funds and management of their transactions; and assisting mutual and public investment fund managers with the registration and placement of private and public funds. Jorge Delpiano has longstanding experience advising on day-to-day capital markets matters; Miguel Coddou advises on local debt offerings, international securities issuances and regulatory matters; and Pedro Lyon is an investment funds specialist. At non-partner level, senior associate César Gálvez and associate Diego Rodríguez are names to note. Former partner Roberto Guerrero V left for Cuatrecasas in December 2020.
Guerrero Olivos‘ sizeable 18-member department is best known for its advice to local and international companies from the telecoms, energy and mining sectors, as well as its assistance to international lenders with cross-border transactions; and the practice’s key areas of work include bilateral and syndicated loans; structured, acquisition and project finance; restructuring; refinancing; and regulatory advice. The group’s co-heads are syndicated loan, debt restructuring and project finance specialist Miguel Coddou (elevated to partner in January 2020); structured finance and acquisition financing expert Jorge Delpiano; and Juan Enrique Allard, whose broad practice also includes banking and finance. The second line of advisers includes energy financing specialist Sebastián Abogabir, and senior associates César Gálvez and Benjamín Novoa. Former partners Roberto Guerrero V and Macarena Ravinet left the firm at the end of 2020.
Guerrero Olivos‘ nine-strong data privacy department advises clients from a range of sectors, including banking, social media, technology and governmental bodies, among others. Key types of work for the group range from personal data and data protection consultancy in relation to terms and conditions, to the application of data privacy to local jurisdictions. A notable area of recent growth includes compliance requests by international corporations in relation to data privacy and data-centre regulatory requirements. The experienced partners to note are TMT head Juan Enrique Allard, Miguel Coddou (data protection, new technologies, banking and finance and corporate law), and public law and regulated markets head, Eduardo Cordero. Senior associate and IP practice head Diego Morandé is also a key member of the technology group.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Data privacy
- Projects and infrastructure
- Public law
- Real estate
- Venture capital
- Bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring
- Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- Labour and employment
- Competition and antitrust
- Intellectual property
- Energy and natural resources > Electricity and hydrocarbon