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Francisco Guzman

Francisco Guzman



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Partner of Carey's Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Group. He also co-heads the Private Equity and Venture Capital area of the firm. His practice focuses on representing Chilean and foreign clients in various kinds of mergers and acquisitions transactions, investment funds, private equity and corporate and commercial law in general.


Law, Universidad Catolica de Chile.
LL.M., Columbia University (James Kent Scholar, the highest honors awarded by Columbia Law School) (2010).
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Leading practitioner in Mergers & Acquisitions, Who's Who Legal.
Recognized in Corporate / M&A, Latin Lawyer 250.

Professional Associations

Member of the Private Equity Expert Panel accredited by the English publication "The Law Reviews".
Member of the board of Aceleradora de negocios Link, Mujeres empresarias.
Associate, White & Case, International Arbitration Practice Group, New York (2010-2011).
Member of the New York State Bar Association.
Professor of Commercial Law, Universidad Catolica de Chile (2008).


Speaker in the 6th Annual Private Equity Conference, Latin Lawyer, New York (2015).
M&A and dispute resolution, Latin Lawyers 2nd Annual M&A Conference, Brazil (2011).
Investment opportunities-The case of Chile, Peru and Colombia; Columbia Law School, New York (2011).
International Practice of Law, NYU (Stern School of Business), New York (2011).

Law N°21,000 Establishes the National Financial Market Commission of Chile
Carey, March 2017

On February 23, 2017, Law N°21,000 (the “Law”) was published in the Official Gazette of Chile, creating the Commission for the Financial Market (the “Commission”), a professional body and technical entity that will replace the current Superintendency of Securities and Insurance (“ SVS “). The Law will enter into force in August 2018, or at an earlier date if the Commission becomes operational sooner...

SVS Establishes New Institutional Investors
Carey, August 2016

On July 27, 2016, the Securities and Insurance Superintendence (“SVS”) issued the general rule 410 (“NCG 410”), which supplements the list of entities that qualify as “institutional investors” according to article 4(e) of the Securities Market Law N°18,045 (“LMV”)...

Additional Articles

Author of the book Inside Information in the Securities Market, LexisNexis (2007).
Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the book The Private Equity Law Review (2012 and 2013).
Co-translator to Spanish of the IBA Guidelines for Drafting International Arbitration Clauses, International Bar Association (2011).

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