QUITO, ECUADOR – March 15, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholders Marc Rossell, Hugo López Coll and Adelaida Vasquez participated as speakers at the International Debt Financing Alternatives and Anti-Corruption Developments Seminar in Quito, Ecuador on March 13.
Rossell moderated a panel titled, “International Debt Financing Alternatives for Ecuadorian Issuers.” This discussion focused on the relative advantages and challenges of various forms of debt financing in the international markets by Ecuadorean issuers, including select legal and practical issues, the business rationale for such financings, and the challenges for successful execution.
López Coll moderated a panel titled, “Developments in Anti-Corruption Legislation in Latin America.” Vasquez participated in this discussion focused on how U.S. laws have impacted the region and the development of local anti-corruption legislation throughout Latin America, particularly post-Odebrecht scandal. This panel also discussed the interaction between the various anti-corruption laws and what clients should be aware of while doing business across Latin America and the U.S.
Rossell focuses his practice on securities offerings, including both equity and debt offerings, and structured financings. He has been involved in many of the largest securities offerings out of Latin America, including privatization offerings.
López Coll advises Mexican entities and their holding companies, both in regulated and non-regulated industries, on regulatory and compliance matters with several Mexican laws, including: (i) the Anti-Money Laundering Law; (ii) the Anti-Corruption Law for Government Procurement; (iii) the Data Protection Law; (iv) the Consumer Protection Law; (v) the Gaming Law; and (vi) other laws in the financial, telecommunications, and other regulated industries.
Vasquez focuses her practice on international compliance matters and has considerable experience assisting clients throughout Mexico, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Vasquez recently co-authored “Get More Bang for Your Compliance Buck by Conducting Risk Assessments” for a 2018 edition of The Texas Lawbook.
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