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Carey

Cristián Figueroa

Cristián Figueroa

Partner

Expertise

  • Private Equity
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring

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Activity

WSG Leadership

Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Member
Private Equity Group
Member
Tax Group
Member
Trade and Investment Group
Member

Carey
Chile

Profile

Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Capital Markets Group. His practice focuses on advising international and local clients in mergers and acquisitions, including tender offers, private asset and stock acquisitions, auction processes, project development, joint venture, private equity, securities and debt offerings, capital markets, corporate law, commercial law, derivative transactions, infrastructure concessions and general practice.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2007).

Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Degree in Tax Planning, Universidad Católica de Chile (2007).
  • MSc in Law and Finance, University of Oxford (Beca Chile Scholarship) (2011).
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets | Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring | Mergers and Acquisitions | Private Equity

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A and in Capital Markets, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in M&A, Leading Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate Governance & Compliance and Investment, Best Lawyers.


Professional Activities and Experience

  • Foreign Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, London (2011–2012).
  • Professor of the LL.M., Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2015).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Articles

The Commission for the Financial Market Dictates General Rule No. 443 that Exempts from the Presentation of Certain Documents in the Submissions Presented to the CMF for the Registration of Public Offers of Securities and Amends General Rule No. 30
Carey, June 2020

The Commission for the Financial Market (“CMF”), issued the General Rule No. 443, dated June 15, 2020 (the “NCG 443”), in order to establish the requirements to temporarily exempt from the presentation of certain documentation in the applications for registration of public offers of securities, and to permanently amend the General Rule No...

Self-regulation and the Financial Self-Regulation Committee
Carey, March 2018

As the Commission for the Financial Market (the “Commission”) came into full force this January (read previous news alert here), the regulation of the Chilean financial market took a step forward in terms of institutionalism and modernization. In this context, one of the changes introduced by Law No. 21,000 (the “Law”), that created the Commission, is the self-regulation of entities in the financial market...

Additional Articles

  • 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).

Blogs

Chilean Tax Reform
Carey 

A new project to reform and modernize the Chilean tax system, and boost investment in the country, was presented by the government of President Sebastián Piñera on August 23, 2018. Through this website, and as with the two previous tax reforms, Carey will offer an analysis of the main proposed...

Constituent Process in Chile
Carey 

On November 15, 2019, against the backdrop of social demonstrations that had been taking place during the previous weeks, a social and political milestone occurred: the majority of the political forces represented in the Chilean National Congress reached a broad consensus. They agreed that in April...

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