LexLatin – CorralRosales promotes two partners and area leaders in Quito

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DATE: 11-07-19

CORRALROSALES IN THE NEWS:: 

Andrea Moya
Felipe Samaniego

MEDIA: LexLatin

The Ecuadorian company CorralRosales announced the appointment of Felipe Samaniego and Andrea Moya as new partners in regulatory and tax practices respectively. The firm now has a total of nine partners.

Samaniego is the leader of the regulatory group. This group is comprised of professionals and specialists in different fields such as veterinary, pharmacology, food and additive. Moya is in charge of the tax area which is made up of three professionals.

Both specialists told LexLatin about their promotions. Andrea Moya said that in this new challenge, she is focused on continue being a leading team in the analysis of complex operations including cross-border transactions, trading of international production units, and tax planning for companies wishing to operate in Ecuador.

At the same time, Samaniego stressed that he accepts the challenge of consolidating the firm as a benchmark for regulatory matters in the country. To achieve his goal, he assured that he counts with a regulatory team that combines industrial experience and in-depth knowledge to advise foreign mass consumption companies seeking to enter the Ecuadorian market and local manufacturers too about the schemes that best suit their needs and allow them to have control over their products as well.

About our new partners

Felipe Samaniego has more than three years of experience in the area of regulatory law, with emphasis on matters related to food law, advertising, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biologicals, agricultural, cosmetics, hygiene, food and beverages. He also handles issues of foreign trade and quality standards.

Some of the companies assisted in the regulatory area are Roquit Benckiser, Pacari, Clorox, Ferrero, Nestle Ecuador, and Grupo Familia.

Before joining Corral Rosales in 2009, Felipe was a legal assistant at Ernst & Young. He also worked at Tobar & Bustamante in 2006. He graduated from University of the Americas (Mexico).

Andrea Moya has specialized in the tax area for more than a decade. She has extensive experience in consultancy matters and in the representation of clients in administrative and judicial processes leading the definition of strategies and generation of tax structures both local and international.

The client portfolio of the tax area Andrea leads includes Panamanian Aviation Company (Copa Airlines), Ferrero, Marriot International Hotels Inc., General Motors, Terpel-Comercial Ecuador Cia. Ltda., Nestle Ecuador SA, among others.

Andrea graduated as an attorney from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador and holds a Master’s Degree in Tax Law from the same university. She also holds a Master’s Degree in International Tax Law from New York University (NYU).

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LeadersLeague – CorralRosales Strengthens its Tax and Regulatory Practices

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FECHA: 24-05-19

PROFESIONALES EN LA NOTICIA: 

Andrea Moya
Felipe Samaniego

MEDIO: Leaders League

Leaders League publishes on its website the appointment of Andrea Moya and Felipe Samaniego as new Partners of CorralRosales.

“CorralRosales law firm, is betting on the growth of the legal market in Ecuador and more generally LatAm, by promoting Andrea Moya and Felipe Samaniego to a partner level position, to lead the tax and regulatory areas respectively. This move takes the partner count to nine”, said in the news.

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LatinLawyer – Nestlé acquires Ecuador’s Terrafertil in landmark multijurisdictional deal

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DATE: 27-09-18

CORRALROSALES IN THE NEWS: 

Edmundo Ramos
-Xavier Rosales

MEDIA: LatinLawyer

White & Case LLP in New York and CorralRosales in Quito have helped Nestlé acquire a majority stake in Ecuadorean organic foods producer Terrafertil, in what is thought to be the largest M&A in Ecuador and the largest transaction in Latin America’s health foods industry in 2018.

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LatinLawyer – ExxonMobil divests Andean downstream assets

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DATE: 12-04-18

CORRALROSALES IN THE NEWS: 

-Santiago Palacios
-Xavier Rosales

MEDIA: LatinLawyer

Simpson Thacher & Barlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto; the Bogotá offices of Posse Herrera Ruiz; MBCR – Márquez, Barrera, Castañeda & Ramírez, Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos and Brigard Urrutia; Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima; and CorralRosales in Quito have helped a subsidiary of Chilean petrol station owner COPEC acquire various downstream assets from ExxonMobil for US$715 million.

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