International & Comparative Business Law in Latin America: Chile & Peru

Location: Zoom

Join the Institute for Transnational Law for a guest lecture by Carlos Rivera (LLM ’04) and Juan Carlos Valdivieso (LLM ’15) on international and comparative business law in Latin America. Our speakers will discuss what issues arise when doing business global with special emphasis on Chile and Peru. They will also talk about challenges to business growth in Latin America and how to overcome them.


Registration is limited to Texas Law students. RSVP here, and we will send you the Zoom link prior to the event.

About the Speakers 

Juan Carlos Valdivieso is an associate at Morales & Besa in Santiago, Chile. Mr. Valdivieso concentrates his practice in matters related to the energy industry, in both their transactional and regulatory aspects. He has focused his career in advising generation projects in all stages of development, including in obtaining permits and concessions, procuring its financing, M&A transactions, and O&M issues. He also has experience in corporate and commercial matters, advising both local and foreign companies. He has been an adjunct professor of commercial law at the Pontificia Universidad de Chile since 2017.

Carlos Rivera holds an LL.B. from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú(PUCP) and an LL.M. from The University of Texas School of Law. He has extensive experience in the business and insurance law, having held management positions in both sectors. He previously served as director of the Masters in Business Law Program at the University of Lima. He currently works as a lawyer and independent consultant in the business and insurance law. He is an arbitrator of the PUCP Arbitration Center and the American Chamber of Commerce, an adjunct professor of the Commercial Law at ​​the PUCP and at Centrum PUCP, and the President of the Indecopi Bankruptcy Procedures Commission.

Event series: Lecture