Cristián Eyzaguirre Smart

Lawyer, Chile, 1976

Professional Career
  • Claro y Cía., 1971-2006 (Partner in Claro y Cía., 1983-2006).
  • Norton Rose, London, England, 1981-1982.
  • Eyzaguirre y Compañía, 2007 to date.
Academic Activities
  • Commercial Law professor , Faculty of Law, Universidad de Chile, 1976-2000.
  • Aeronautical Code Drafting Commission Member, 1976.

Chilean section, “Latinamerika Nachrichten,” 1990; Chilean section, “International Survey of Investment Adviser Regulation”, Graham & Trotman/Martinus Nijhoff, 1994; Chilean section, “International Franchising Law”, Matthew Bender, 1994, 1999 and 2001; “Attachment of Assets”, Lawrence W. Newman, Juris Publishing, 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2010; series of “The Getting the Deal Through” from Global Competition Review, about “Mergers and Acquisitions”, 2001-2005; “Corporate Governance”, 2001-2005; and “Merger Control”, 2004-2005; “Global Export & Trade Finance Review” (Euromoney), 2002-2003; “Global Banking and Financial Policy Review” (Euromoney), 1999-2005; “Corporate Governance” (Euromoney), 2003; “Global Telecoms Business” (Euromoney), 1998; “International Telecoms Review” (Euromoney), 2000; “Airfinance Journal” (Euromoney), 1998; “Global Securitisation and Structured Finance Guide”, 2001 and 2003 (White Page/Deutsche Bank); “Multinational Enterprise Liability in Insolvency Proceedings”, European Lawyer, 2006; among others.

  • International Bar Association.
  • Inter-American Bar Association.
  • Chilean Bar Association.
  • Director of several companies.
Practice Areas

Banking Law; Project Financing; Capital Markets; Contracting and International Trade; Corporate law; Stock market; Collective Funds and Venture Capital; Fusions and acquisitions; Free Competition; Bankruptcies and Business Restructuring; General Taxation and Estate Planning; Maritime and Aeronautical Law; Insurance; Arbitration. Recognized for his practice in several of these areas by Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Chambers, Euromoney Legal Media Group, Latin Lawyer, among others.

  • Best Lawyers – Outstanding in Banking and Finance Law (2013 to date).
  • Best Lawyers – Outstanding in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions (2013 to date).

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