Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

OLIVERA Abogados advises and assists numerous domestic and foreign banking and financial entities from loans and ongoing advice to banks on regulatory matters, to securities issuances and sophisticated financial mandates. 

The Firm is particularly well known for its work on cutting- edge financial matters. 

It has participated in the organization, setting-up, merger, transformation, acquisition and liquidation of banking entities, insurance companies and representative offices. It has also designed all types of financial operations: syndicated loans, leasing, factoring, underwriting, fiduciary operations and portfolio management.

We have a strong track record in assisting a combination of local and international clients such as BNP Paribas, Banco Macro de Argentina, Banco Itaú BBA, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and Crédit Agricole Private Banking, Scotiabank, BBVA and Fucerep (only local cooperative commercial bank in Uruguay).

The Firm provides legal assistance to the Electronic Stock Exchange of Uruguay (BEVSA) and has designed its institutional and regulatory framework, as well as that of other electronic transaction markets.

The Firm has participated in most of the public offerings that have taken place in our country in the last 20 years, providing assistance to issuers, trustees, representatives, risk rating agencies and institutional investors.

It also has significant training and experience regarding the areas of creation of financial trusts, guarantee and investment, having participated in the structuring of the most important trusts in the country, both of the public and private sector.

Ricardo Olivera García, managing partner of the firm, has served on government-appointed committees for the drafting of legislation on the securities market, public offerings, investment, securitization funds warrants and trust laws.

  • Legal 500- 2021
  • Chambers 2022 OA
  • IFLR 2021
  • Ranken Firm 2021
  • Latin Lawers 2020