Sergio Barboza

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sbarboza@dlapiper.pe

Professional Experience

Sergio Barboza has extensive experience in a wide range of transactional and banking regulatory matters, including formation or acquisitions of financial institutions, issuance of debt and equity securities, and advising on all aspects of banking supervisory issues.

Likewise, Sergio regularly represents financial institutions and corporate borrowers in lending transactions as well as loan restructurings. Clients which Sergio represents include the Inter-American Investment Corporation, the Inter-American Development Bank, Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Économique S.A.-PROPARCO, Microvest, Triple Jump, Incofin, Triodos, Root Capital, among others, in several financings.

Sergio is member of the board of several companies, specifically financial entities supervised by the Peruvian banking authorities, and share his practice with teaching Banking Law at Universidad de Lima (Master in Corporate Law Program) as well as in other public and private institutions.

Today, Sergio co-leads the Latin America Banking & Finance Practice for DLA Piper.

Credentials

Studies

Georgetown University
LLM.
Universidad de Lima
Lawyer.

Specialization Studies

Universidad ESAN
Postgraduate Corporate Finance.

Academic Experience

Professor of the Contracts and Banking and Financial Operations Course at the Master in Business Law Program at the Universidad de Lima.
Has been a professor of the Contracts and Banking and Financial Operations Course at the Master in Banking and Financial Law Program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Has been a Corporate Finance and Property Transactions professor at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.
Regularly participates in conferences organized by private and public institutions in banking, corporate (M&A’s), securities markets, among others.

Other Professional Positions

Arbitrator registered in the Superintendence of the Securities Market.
Arbitrator registered in the Chamber of Commerce of Lima.
Arbitrator registered at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Recognitions

Chambers & Partners: Band 4 in Banking & Finance (2018 -2022) y Band 2 in Regulatory (2018).
LACCA: “Approved” in Banking & Finance (2018 – 2021).
The Legal 500: “Recommended Lawyer” in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets (2021 -2022) and Corporate M&A (2021).
IFLR 1000: “Highly Regarded Lawyer” in Banking, Capital Markets: Debt, M&A y Project Finance (2018 - 2022).
Leaders League: “Excellent” in Banking & Finance (2018 – 2022), Fintech (2020 – 2022) and Project Finance (2020 – 2022).
Best Lawyers: Recommended in Banking & Finance.

Memberships

Lima Bar Association.
Georgetown Club Perú.
Arbitrator registered in the Superintendence of the Securities Market.
Arbitrator registered in the Chamber of Commerce of Lima.
Arbitrator registered at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

News / Insight

Sergio Barboza, partner responsible for the financial area of our firm, comments for Día 1 of Diario El Comercio, regarding the impact of the pandemic on consumer and MYPES portfolios in the financial system.
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DLA Piper Peru’s Banking and Finance team participated as legal advisors to Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. and Fiduperú S.A. Trust Company (TMF Group) in a financing granted to LATAM Airlines for US $ 750 million.
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DLA Piper Peru advised Agrícola y Ganadera Chavín de Huántar, in the guaranteed financing granted by Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital, which was highlighted in the following article published in SE Semana Económica. The team involved: associates Melissa Padilla, Farah Torres, Ricardo Mercado and Partner Sergio Barboza.
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Partner Sergio Barboza, shares his opinion on the Government's intention to expand the powers of Banco de la Nacion to grant loans for Día 1, publication by the newspaper El Comercio.
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Partner Sergio Barboza, shares his opinion on the Government's intention to expand the powers of Banco de la Nacion to grant loans for Día 1, publication by the newspaper El Comercio.
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Partner Sergio Barboza, gave his opinion in SE Semana Económica, in relation to the scope of the Operating Regulations of the Patrimonial Strengthening Program of Institutions Specialized in Microfinance.
Partner Sergio Barboza, shared his opinion with SE Semana Economica about the Draft Regulation for the Temporary Realization of Activities in Novel Models proposed by the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and AFPs, which regulates the creation of a sandbox regulatory ”to promote financial innovation.

Publications

“Trends and Developments in Banking & Finance in Peru” By associates Reyna Silva-Santisteban and Nelly Espinoza along with the partner, Sergio Barboza (Lima). Chambers and Partners Global Guides, October 2021.
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Coauthor with Sevillano, C. (2009). Chapter 37: Perú. In: International Insurance Law and Regulation. Salzburg, Austria: Center for International Legal Studies.
Impact of Basel II on the Peruvian Financial System. Ius et Veritas N° 30.
The Trade Acceptance for Installment Transactions. Inter-American Trade Report. Vol. 11, N° 10.
Legal Framework Applicable to Mortages in Banking Contracts. Revista Jurídica del Perú. January 2002.
Report Operations and Repurchase Agreements in the Stock Market. Derecho y Sociedad N° 15.
Corporate Reorganizations in the Peruvian Financial System: Mergers. Ius et Veritas N° 19.
Issuance of Public Treasury Bonds Facing Liquidity Crisis. De Iure Nº 1.

Languages

English.
Spanish.