Hugo Bruzone
Name: Hugo Bruzone
Firm Name: BFM&L
Country: Argentina
Expertise: Banking & Finance Law

Telephone: +54 11 4021-2325
Fax: +54 11 4021-2301
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Hugo Bruzone received a law degree from the Law School of the Buenos Aires University in 1992, he obtained a master degree in Corporate Law at Austral University in 1994 and a master degree in Finance at CEMA University in 1998.

He held different position in government agencies, acting as Legal Counsel and General Manager of the “Banks Capitalization Trust Fund” (Fondo Fiduciario de Capitalización Bancaria), Member of the Board of Directors of the Banco de la Nación Argentina, Member of the Board of Directors of the Argentine Central Bank (Banco Central de la República Argentina), President of the Board of Directors of Pellegrini Sociedad Gerente de Fondos Comunes de Inversión S.A. and President of the Board of Directors of Nación Bursatil Sociedad de Bolsa S.A. and Syndic of the Argentine Deposit Insurance Corporation (Sedesa S.A.).

Mr. Bruzone is the leader of the firm’s Banking & Capital Markets department. He has participated in a significant number of capital market transactions including equity offerings, tender offers and debt securities. He has extensive experience in the banking industry, representing Argentine and foreign financial institutions in M&A transactions and regulatory matters. He advises the Argentine Banking Association.

He is author of “Legal Aspects of the Franchising” Revista Lecciones y Ensayos – Astrea – 1992 and “Comments on transfer of shares in connection with the New Bankruptcy Act”, First Price awarded at “The VI Argentine Congress of Company Law”- Ad-Hoc 1995. Between 1995 and 1997 he acted as Academic Secretary of the “Banking and Finance Program” of the Austral University.

Furthermore, Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and International Financial Law Review have recognized him as one of the leading lawyers in his field of practice in the Argentine legal sector. In addition, Magazine Apertura ranked him among the Best Lawyers of Argentina -as far as legal rankings are concerned, Apertura is the most recognized magazine in Argentina.

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