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Brigard Urrutia

Ana Maria Rodriguez

Ana Maria Rodriguez

Associate

Brigard Urrutia
Colombia

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Profile
Ms. Rodriguez joined the firm in 2006 and currently is a Senior Associate in the Forex, Derivatives and Structured Finance Practice Group, one of the most specialized and multidisciplinary practice groups of the Firm, providing advice to domestic and foreign companies, mainly in the financial services realm, in general forex issues, relating to foreign investment, external indebtedness guarantees, use of off-set accounts, derivative operations and structured products, as well as local and international master agreements for negotiation of derivative operations and related guarantees. Likewise, Ms. Rodriguez provides legal advice regarding special legal requirements for the foreign exchange regime with respect to the hydrocarbons and mining sectors, representation in administrative exchange proceedings and structuring and implementation of stock option plans and salary and extra-salary benefit planes and the like.

She is admitted to practice in Colombia and her admission to the New York Bar is currently pending after successfully sitting for the New York Bar Examination in 2010.

Ms. Rodriguez is a graduate of the School of Law of Universidad de los Andes and also obtained a specialization in Financial Law from the same institution. In addition, she graduated with an LL.M. from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. She has alternated law practice with teaching at some of Colombia’s elite universities, such as Universidad de los Andes and Universidad Javeriana.

Education

Institution: Emory University School of Law
Program: Master in Laws
Degree: Master in Laws (LL.M)
Year of Completion: 2006

Institution: Universidad de los Andes
Program: Specialization in Financial Legislation
Degree: Specialist in Financial Legislation
Year of Completion: 2005

Institution: Universidad de los Andes
Program: Law
Degree: Lawyer
Year of Completion: 2002
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

Member of the Foreign Investment Committee of the Colombian-American Chamber of Commerce

Articles

Article: "Evolution of Regulations on OTC Derivatives"
Publication: International Financial Law Review- IFLR
Year: 2011

Article: "One Step forward for the Colombian Derivatives Market"
Publication: New York International Chapter News
Year: 2009

Article: "The Local Master Agreement for Financial Derivative Instruments"
Publication: La Nota Económica
Year: 2009

Article: "Foreign Investment in Colombia: Recent Regulations and Local Climate"
Publication: New York International Chapter News
Year: 2008

Seminar: “Financial Risk Congress”
Place: Asobancaria
Year: 2009

Seminar: "Exchange Regime Journeys"
Place: Incolda
Year: 2008

Seminar: "Exchange Regime"
Place: Asobancaria
Year: 2008


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