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EDUCATION

University of Cambridge, LL.M.

Universidad Iberoamericana, Degree of Law

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Mexico

LANGUAGES

Spanish
English
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Santiago Corcuera-Cabezut
Partner
EMAIL | VCARD
Mexico City
PHONE: +52 55 9138 49 38
FAX: +52 55 5282 0061

Mr. Corcuera-Cabezut is a partner in the Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Finance groups. His practice focuses on corporate law, finance and securities, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, corporate governance and international contracts.

Mr. Corcuera has structured and implemented some of the largest securitizations of toll roads in Mexico and has taken part in various private equity investments in Mexican companies. In addition, he participated in the issuance of debt and equity securities for Mexican companies in the Mexican and international markets. He has experience in financings and restructurings of large Mexican corporations, representing both lenders and borrowers.

Mr. Corcuera also has acted as the secretary of the board of directors of Mexican financial institutions and other publicly traded companies, where he oversaw regulatory and corporate governance compliance.

Mr. Corcuera is an active Human Rights lawyer. He served as Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of the Special Procedures of the UN Human Rights Council from July 2009 to July 2010 and was a member of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances of the United Nations Human Rights Council from August 2004 to July 2010. He served as Chairman of the Working Group from July 2006 to July 2009.

Mr. Corcuera was Dean of the Law School of the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, from 1996-1997, where he also coordinated a masters-level program and taught courses in corporate law, constitutional law of human rights, and foreign investments. He regularly is invited to participate in national and international symposiums, conferences and seminars.

MEMBERSHIPS

International Commission of Jurists
     Commissioner

Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados

PRO BONO

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances of the United Nations Human Rights Council
     Chairman-Rapporteur

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Human Rights Commission of the Federal District (Mexico City)
     Board Member

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