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Calle Ayala to
segunda ~ Madrid , Spain
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Master in Business Administration and Astute legal professional and superior
lawyer with proven jurisprudence expertise. Established attorney with
superior oral, written, strategic planning and analytical abilities
combined with dynamic organizational and interpersonal attributes. Eight
years of experience in financial, banking and corporate law. Admitted
to practice in Colombia. Consistently creates lasting relationships
with people from diverse cultures and professional backgrounds. Exemplifies
character and integrity alongside shrewd legal and business acumen.
Successful Manager of other attorneys and subordinate legal professionals
such as paralegals, legal assistants, and law clerks to achieve maximum
motivation, teamwork, and efficacy. Technically proficient in Microsoft
Office applications. Fluent in English TOEFL /, Spanish
native and French. Knowledge of Italian.
Director of the Corporate law department
• Elaborated and negotiated
contracts and all the other legal instruments in which the company was
involved. Participated as legal advisor in several M&A procedures
of banking institutions and performed the correspondent legal due diligences.
• Liaised closely with
external lawyers, tax advisors and auditors and coordinated with these
parties in numerous projects. Worked with other legal departments within
the group´s worldwide network. Offered daytoday counsel to the Corporation,
giving the legal approval to structured transactions, drafts of business
documents and opposing lawyers' agreements.
• Provided legal approval
of the investments of the company in the stock markets. Reviewed of
legal compliance and supervised legal risk management control. Set legal
policies within the company. Verified the authenticity and integrity
of national and international investments of the pension and severance
• Stood in multiple
capacities including interim Legal VicePresident, Legal Vehicle Policy
Coordinator, and Business Recovery Coordinator. Acted as recognized
legal representative of the corporation for the legal issues. Acted
as Secretary of the board of directors and Member of the directive committee.
Responsible for the area of Corporate law. Supervised and coordinated
the activities of subordinate legal personnel.
• Provided legal advise to the bank
in the areas of corporate, civil, securities, bank law as well as
Performed legal due diligences of financial
• Offered daytoday counsel in the
areas of banking, corporate and commercial law. Prepared contracts and
legal issues about the new products and services of the Bank and negotiated
the viable clauses and covenants to be included in corporate loan
• Monitored bank’s corporate structure,
such as shareholders, board of directors, and corporate governance.
• Authored the internal procedure to
prevent money laundry. Stood as permanent member of the
Directive committee of money laundry
• Led several bond issuing procedures
in the securities market. Negotiated with the International
Finance Corporation to guarantee the
securities. Performed as contact officer with the regulatory
• Participated in the opening of the
International area of a midsized banking institution.
April MACÍAS GÓMEZ LAW
• Authored corporate
and law projects as part of the consulting team for the Ministry of
Environment. Worked as researcher on compared environmental law.
• Handled several commercial
law issues in the area of mergers and acquisitions.
• Counseled clients
on the corporate, commercial and environment law areas.
• Wrote legal opinions
on corporate, commercial and environmental law. Prepared legal briefs,
strategy, arguments and testimony for presentation of cases.
INSTITUTO DE EMPRESA IE Business School
International Master of Business Administration English program
UNIVERSIDAD FRANCISCO DE VITORIA
Master in business law
Scholarship of the Carolina Foundation and The Spanish Government.
PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA
Master in Capital markets and finance law
UNIVERSIDAD EXTERNADO DE COLOMBIA
Master in international business emphasis on international trade
UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES
Master in Commercial and Corporate law
UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES Bogotá,
Spanish Native. English and French
Bilingual. Italian Basic.
Adobe Acrobat, Lotus , MS Internet
Explorer, MS Office, MS Outlook, MS Word, Outlook Express, Winzip, Word
Model of the United Nations Conference, The Netherlands,
Baur International Model
of the United Nations. Mexico,
Diplome d´études juridiques
francais, Université Robert Schuman, France,
Seminar, UC Berkeley, Unites States,
Diploma in Commercial
Contracts Universidad de los Andes, Colombia,