Banking and Financial Services


Our professional team is specialized in providing advice and guidance on financial structure planning of various sorts to domestic and international financial and insurance institutions, multilateral credit agencies, auxiliary financial entities, and securities market concerns, such as brokerage firms, risk rating agencies, and issuers in general.
We have extensive experience in structuring and carrying out multilateral credit operations, as well as in syndicated loan operations to finance major projects in Ecuador, representing multilateral lending institutions, domestic and international financial institutions, project promoters, and financial corporations.
We are known for our solid experience in structuring and operating debt transactions and designing legal arrangements for financial guarantees.
We have extensive experience in the corporate, contractual, and regulatory phases of the insurance and reinsurance business, as well as in representing our clients at the Superintendency of Companies, Securities and Insurance, in court, and in arbitration proceedings.
Our service portfolio includes:

  • Structuring of corporate financial and insurance company transactions
  • Legal due diligence processes prior to the structuring of financial transactions
  • Legal advice on financial structuring proposals
  • Structured financing – project finance
  • Design of legal arrangements for financial guarantees
  • Ongoing advisory support to insurers and reinsurers
  • Insurance portfolio assignment operations
  • Insurance and reinsurance contracts
  • Proper compliance regarding obligations with regulatory bodies of financial institutions, insurance companies and reinsurance companies.
  • Registration of foreign reinsurance companies and/or license renewal with the Superintendency of Banks and Insurance
  • Litigation in ordinary courts and administrative proceedings regarding financial and insurance operations
  • Out-of-court claims involving financial and insurance matters
  • Mediation and arbitration over financial and insurance dealings

 

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Margoth Chiriboga López

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Héctor Barahona Moncayo

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