Carlos María Melhem
Provided by Carlos María Melhem
Carlos Melhem is the co-head of Allende’s banking and financial practice and FinTech law practice. He is an expert on commercial and banking law and has advised local and international companies and banks in all aspects of structured and corporate financings, commercial lending transactions and other collateral structures. He also regularly advises clients on derivative transactions, foreign exchange regulations, regulatory issues involving the Argentine Central Bank. He has a long experience in the Argentine payment system and the credit and debit card industry.
He is a former President of the Committee of Banking Lawyers of Argentina and Special Projects Officer of the Banking Committee of the International Bar Association.
He joined Allende & Brea in 1994 as a paralegal. In 1995 he became a member of the Banking Law Department. He worked as a foreign associate in the New York offices of Clifford Chance in 2000 and 2001 in the Cross Border Finance and Mergers and Acquisition Department. He is a partner of the firm since 2003.
He received his degree in 1995 at Universidad de Buenos Aires. In 2000, he obtained his LL.M. in Banking and Capital Markets Law from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Established partner Carlos María Melhem is commended by a client, who notes: "He has a solid knowledge of the finance and payments industry, and is able to keep on top of it despite the innumerable changes in the regulation." They go on to add: "He is always up to the challenge."