Jaime Coutts

Jaime Coutts



  • Mergers and Acquisitions

WSG Practice Industries




His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate and commercial law, international trade, capital markets, foreign investment and general practice.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2015).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (Magna Cum Laude).
  • Exchange Student, University College Dublin, Ireland (2013).
  • LL.M., The University of Chicago (2019).
  • Degree in Capital Markets Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude) (2020).
Areas of Practice

Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

  • International Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York (2019-2020).
  • Teaching Assistant of Commercial Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2015-2018).
  • Teaching Assistant of Economic Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2009-2014).
  • Teaching Assistant of History of Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2009-2011).


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 IBA Report on the Future of Work, IBA (2019).