• Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives and Structured Finance
  • Infrastructure Finance
  • Private Equity & Investment Funds
  • Project & Equipment Finance
  • Securities

Franco Duarte Murillo Arredondo epresents financial institutions and financial services providers, including investment banks, broker-dealers, commercial finance lenders, credit rating agencies, leasing companies, institutional real estate companies, fund managers, non-banking lenders and borrowers, providing strategic, focused and efficient representation tailored to their needs.

The main areas of our banking, securities and financial practice include:

  • banking
  • derivatives and structured finance
  • private and public offerings
  • project finance
  • regulatory, including corporate governance matters
  • restructuring and work-outs
  • securities
  • securitization & asset-backed finance

We are involved in all aspects of advising banks and other credit agencies in secured and unsecured lending transactions, in restructurings and workouts.

Our practice also includes asset-based financings, letter-of-credit and other trade finance facilities, commercial paper and note programs, securitizations, equipment leasing, project finance, portfolio sale transactions, real estate and capital markets. We also assist regularly our clients in insolvency situations.

The Firm is also active in the establishment and operation of investment funds.

Our lawyers also advise public companies and its directors on the development of corporate governance guidelines, disclosure controls and procedures, and codes of conduct. In addition, since the enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in July 2002, the Firm has been involved in helping its clients to evaluate such legislation and other regulations adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and its impact in their affairs in Mexico as to corporate governance, disclosure, reporting and accounting requirements and penalties.