Felipe Moro

Felipe Moro

Partner

Expertise

  • Infrastructure and Project Development
  • Banking and Finance

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Carey
Chile

WSG Leadership

Banking and Finance
Co-Chair
Infrastructure and Project Development
Co-Chair
WSG Group Leaders
Member
Banking & Finance Group
Group Leader
Profile

Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Banking and Finance Group. His practice focuses primarily on lending transactions, project financing, structured products and derivative transactions. He also has a vast experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2000).

Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Graduate studies, School of Economy and Administration, Universidad de Chile (2000).
  • LL.M., The University of Chicago (2005).
Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance | Infrastructure and Project Development

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Recognized in Banking & Finance and Projects, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Banking & Finance; Project Finance and Infrastructure; Capital Markets and Corporate and M&A, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Banking & Finance, Project Finance and Capital Markets, IFLR1000.
  • Recognized in Banking and Finance and as Global Elite Thought Leader in Project Finance, Who's Who Legal.
  • Recognized as Thought Leader in Corporate and M&A, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Investment, Project Finance and Development, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Banking and Finance and Projects, Top Ranked Legal.
  • Recognized as Best Individual Lawyer in Project Financing in Chile, Client Choice (2020).


Professional Activities and Experience

  • Professor, Master of Business Law, Universidad de los Andes (2014-2015).
  • Foreign associate, Finance Group, Shearman & Sterling (2005-2006).
  • Assistant professor of Securities Market Law, Universidad de Chile (2004).
  • Professor of Introduction to Law, School of Administration, Universidad del Desarrollo (2002).

Articles

Law No. 20,956: “Law to Boost Productivity”
Carey, November 2016

On October 26th, 2016, Law No. 20,950, otherwise known as the “Law to Boost Productivity” (the “Law”), was published in the Official Gazette, introducing various modifications to different laws and regulations in order to enhance the country’s productivity through the expansion of the financial system and the promotion of the exportation of services. Main measures for the expansion of the financial system: Several legal provisions of Law Decree No...

Supreme Court Confirms That There is Freedom to Determine Interest Rate in Money Lending Operations Agreed and Payable in Foreign Currency
Carey, September 2016

Origin of the case On March 13, 2014, Banco International filed a collection lawsuit (demanda ejecutiva) against Agrícola Santa Fe Limitada, for the non-payment of a loan in dollars, payable in said currency and documented in a promissory note...

Debate about the creation of a State run Infrastructure Fund starts in Chilean Congress
Carey, June 2016

On June 8, discussion started in the Public Works Commission of the Senate over the law project which creates the state company, “Fondo de Infraestructura S.A.”. The Project shall be approved by a special quorum (quórum calificado) as indicated in article 19 No. 21 of the Political Constitution of the Republic of Chile...

Additional Articles

  • Co-author of "Banking Regulation in Chile: Overview", Practical Law Country Q&A, Thomson Reuters (2020).
  • Co-author of the chapters on the regulators of the Chilean financial sector: The Financial Market Commission, Superintendency of Pensions and Central Bank, published in Latin Lawyer Regulators (2020).
  • Co-author of the article "Mind the Gap: Basel III and its Implementation in Chile", Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law (2016).
  • Author of "Developments in the Financial Markets", IFLR (2010).
  • Author of "Public Offering of Securities", Diario Estrategia, Chile (2003).
  • Author of "Development of Corporate Governance in Chile: Public or Private Role?", Diario Estrategia, Chile (2003).
  • Author of "Ethics, a Sound Business", Interview, Revista Capital, Chile (2002).
  • Author of "Discussion about the Derivative Action in Chile", Latin Lawyer Online (2001).