Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía

Banking & Finance Department

Venezuela
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Overview

We are one of the leading law firms regarding banking and finance in general. Insurance practice, and project finance and debt restructuring are part of our strongest areas. Our clients include top international and national banks and insurance companies.

Our advice regards legal and business matters, including corporate, compliance, regulatory and contractual issues, as well as financial documents, consumer law, exchange controls, capital markets and the placement in Venezuela of banking, insurance and investment products.

We are recognized experts in insurance and reinsurance, assisting major international and national players.

We counsel syndicated international banks regarding project financing and debt restructuring –having advised the lenders in major projects such as the Orinoco Oil Belt projects, Petrozuata and Hamaca; Digitel, in telecommunications; Sidor, in metals— and in matters regarding their Venezuelan interests. We also counsel international and national banks regarding their local issues.

Our assistance includes litigation. We represent our clients before local courts, including the Supreme Tribunal and arbitration courts, regarding local insurance and banking law.

We assist clients in their relations with their supervising authorities. Our clients value the transparency with which we represent them in all administrative and judicial procedures.

We counsel key actors and clients regarding emerging subject matters, such as the Petro and cryptocurrency issues.

Members

Acedo, Luisa

Acedo Sucre, Carlos Eduardo

Acedo Sucre, Manuel

Lander, José Manuel

Lepervanche Acedo, Diego

Lepervanche Acedo, Luisa

Martínez de Silva, Rosa Elena

Clients

Banco Do Brasil

Banco Nacional de Crédito

Banesco

BNC

Citibank

Mercantil

Munich Reinsurance

Tokio Marine

Zurich Insurance

Industries

Banks

Finance

Insurance