Felipe Bahamondez

Felipe Bahamondez

Perfil:

Mr. Bahamondez is the partner in charge of the areas of Energy, Natural Resources and Regulations of the firm, advising local and international clients in energy projects to be developed in our country, including non-conventional renewable energy, water, natural gas and LNG, environment, antitrust and regulated markets, and corporate matters related to above issues. He has also published in various journals specialized on topics of his specialty.

Education

– Graduate in Law, School of Law, Universidad de Chile (Bachelor in Law, graduated summa cum laude in 1988) receiving his Law Degree in 1991
– LL.M, Harvard University, 1993 (Fulbright Scholarship)
– Diploma in Regulation and Antitrust, Faculty of Economics, Universidad de Chile (2008)
– Diploma in Environmental Management, Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Universidad de Chile (2010)

Languages:

Spanish and English

Experience

– Partner, 2000 – present
– Cariola, Diez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cia Ltda., 1994- 2000
– Inter American Investment Corporation, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC, 1993 – 1994

Practice areas

– Corporate, especially Mergers and Acquisitions
– Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law
– Regulated Markets

Academic Activity

– Professor of Commercial Law, School of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2000 – present)
– Lecturer in the Master’s Course in Corporate Law, School of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2000 – present)

Affiliations and Activities:

– Chilean Bar Association
– American Bar Association (“ABA”)
– International Bar Association (“IBA”)

Recognition and Publications

Recognition:
– Legal 500, Recommended Lawyer in Energy and natural resources – Electricity/oil and gas and Public Law. 2017.
– Leading Lawyer 2013 “IFLR 1000”
– Latin America Energy and Infrastructure 2013

Publications

– “The Preference of Claims in Bankruptcy”, Editorial Jurídica de Chile, 1993.
– “Open Access System and Natural Gas Market in Chile”, Administrative and Economic Law Gazette, Volume III/Nº1-January – June, 2001.
– “The role of Lawyers in Companies’ Purchase Due Diligence Procedures”, Chilean Law Gazette, Vol. 29 Nº 3, 2002.
– “Vertical Integration in the Natural Gas Market in Chile”, Administrative and Economic Law Gazette, Vol. Nº 2, 2003.
– “The Boundaries of International Arbitration: Thoughts on Public order and Arbitrability”, Minutes of the II Symposium in Corporate Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2006.
– “Outstanding Rulings 2006”, Libertad y Desarrollo Institute, Santiago, 2007.
– “Outstanding Rulings 2007”, Libertad y Desarrollo Institute, Santiago, 2008.
– “Outstanding Rulings 2008”, Libertad y Desarrollo Institute, Santiago, 2009.
– Getting the Deal Through, Gas Regulation, 2011.
– Getting the Deal Through, Gas Regulation, 2012.
– Getting the Deal Through, Gas Regulation, 2013.
– Getting the Deal Through, Gas Regulation, 2014.

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