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/ Felipe Cousiño

Phone

+562 27876000

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/ Description

Felipe Cousiño has vast experience in international transactions, antitrust law and financial market regulations. He has focused his work on insurance, investment funds both public (mutual funds, ETFs) and private (private equity, private debt), as well as mergers and acquisitions and the structuring and planning of international joint ventures.

He heads the firm’s Insurance, Capital Markets, Mutual Funds and Investment Funds area and his leadership was decisive in the creation of the regulatory framework for the first registry of foreign mutual funds that allowed the sale of their shares to the public in Chile.

He advises global investment banks and global fund managers in relation to mutual funds, ETFs and alternative assets, including hedge funds and private equity funds, both in their relationship with qualified investors, including pension funds, insurance companies, family offices and retail investors, both in terms of public offering and private offering.

Felipe has handled hundreds of CCR approval requests and CMF fund registrations for over two decades.With his team, he advise the main international administrators, international securities intermediaries and international custodial companies.

He has provided day to day advice to local insurance companies in relation to registration/deposit of new general conditions of insurance policies, as well as advice in relation to non- registered insurance products. His expertise of advice in relation to new insurance products includes accident and health, D&O, Errors & Omissions, firearms, civil liability, livestock, bonding, credit insurance, unit linked insurance policies, etc.

He has advised on matters related to insurance, corporate governance and regulatory matters both to said subsidiary and to Chubb de Chile Compañía de Seguros Generales SA, the Chilean subsidiary of The Chubb Corporation and currently advises ASPOR in these matters. He has participated in the registration of several foreign reinsurance companies in Chile. Along with Alessandri’s litigation department, Felipe Cousiño has represented insurance companies in the defense of insurance claims.

/ Education

1996

LL.M.

The London School of Economics and Political Science

1991

Attorney

Supreme Court

1990

Bachelor of Legal and Social Sciences

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile