Banking and Finance

The practice group maintains relationships with local and international regulators and supervisors, allowing it to get the jump on problems and identify opportunities for clients, in complex transactions and in banking business of varying magnitude.

The FERRERE´s Banking and Finance group assists many of the world’s largest banks, including: Credit Suisse, JPMorganChase, Scotiabank, Lloyds Bank TSB, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, Banque Rothschild, Itaú BBA, Banco Itaú, Israel Discount Bank of New York, UBS, Banco Patagonia, RBS, Banco do Brasil, Crédit Agricole, Barclays, Bank Leumi, EFG Capital, SunTrust y Banco Santander, among others. Its clients also include almost all the multilateral credit organizations, including the International Finance Corporation, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Inter-American Investment Corporation, and the Andean Development Corporation. FERRERE holds a solid leadership position in structured products, securitizations and trusts geared to pension funds, securities issuers, credit administrators, and other investors and sponsors.

The team routinely handles:

Establishment of financial entities;

Registration and authorizations with regulators and other local authorities;

Mergers and Acquisitions of financial entities;

Regulatory advice;

Structured and securities market financing;

Project Financing.


"...The service is very professional and with very fast responses when required. We are very satisfied with the firm’s proactive approach, performance and advice..."

"...The firm has strong working relations with the authorities and a great deal of expertise in finance matters, which is helpful when making key decisions..."

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Clients highly recommend this outfit because “” it is always available, adheres to deadlines and treats us very well – these are all the valuable assets that we look for in a firm...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“ …an impressive regional presence, a strong network of business contacts and excellent cross-border capabilities. “ ”The lawyers deliver great advice when you´re facing difficult situations and are always ready to get to the bottom of problems and fight for the best results...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

"...Its strengths lie in its fast response times, exceptional courtroom performance and thorough understanding of clients needs.”” The team is specially praised for its great skill in arbitration matters...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...This team has a well-regarded banking team and is praised for its capital markets expertise...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...This full-service firm is a high-profile player and handles a large volume of corporate work. It has excellent working relationships with the authorities and stands out for its network of branches in other countries of the region...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Ferrere provides a service of international standard, according to clients: ‘The fierce commitment of the senior lawyers, their proactive approach and continual contact makes it feel like a USA...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...This is one of the most prestigious law firms in Montevideo, offering a personalized service and excellent specialists in every area of law...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Highly appreciated in the market, the team ‘really understands the global financial markets, listens to its clients and closely analyses the transactions’...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Quickly and adroitly assemble multidisciplinary teams to confront complex issues...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...This firm's ‘highly client-focused approach’ and ‘brilliant response time’ ensure it an impressive place in the market...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Aggressive market leader with regional presence...”

Latin Lawyer

“...Comfortably Uruguay´s largest law firm...”

Latin Lawyer

“full of capable professionals (...) ready to work extremely hard to maintain the firm’s number-one reputation”

Chambers Global

"...dynamic and aggressive market leader..."

Latin Lawyer

"Considered by some to be "the best outfit in Latin America, let alone Uruguay"

Chambers Global



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