Associate

Fabricio Dávila Lazo

Civil, Administrative and Constitutional Law, constitucional, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
OVERVIEW

Fabricio specializes in corporate matters with particular emphasis on complex corporate structures, corporate restructuring, shareholder counseling, and the implementation of compliance systems. He also provides counsel to both national and foreign companies alike, regarding commercial, labor and civil matters.

He is a member of the Ecuadorian Academy for Corporate Law and is an associate researcher at the Iberoamerican Institute for Law and Finance, where proposals are drafted in order to improve and internationalize Corporate Law in Latin America.

Experience

Fabricio Davila’s experience includes, among other matters, the following:

Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Being part of the team that counselled Braskem, a Brazilian based company that produces chemicals, regarding various corporate and commercial matters, including distribution in Ecuador.
  • Acting as a member of the team in charge of the counsel of the Alstom company regarding public contracts. 
  • Participating as member of the team that counsels the Vilaseca Group regarding commercial law and corporate restructuring.
  • Acting as a member of the team that counsels Cridesa, an Ecuadorian subsidiary of the Owens Illinois Company, regarding corporate and regulatory matters.
  • Forming part of the team that counsels OLX B.V. regarding the corporate, labor and y migratory matters of their Ecuadorian subsidiary.
  • Being member of the team that counsels Terratest (IFCEC onstrucciones), regarding several matters related to the termination of construction contracts.
  • Participating as a member of the team that has counseled G Adventures, a Canadian based company, regarding environmental, maritime and insurance matters.
  • Collaborating in the preparation of a due diligence of several Ecuadorian companies, prior the concession of a syndicated loan.
  • Acting as a member of the team that counsels the Chubb Insurance company regarding various matters concerning contracts and labor law.
  • Being member of the team that counseled the CNA Insurance Company Limited, Ironshore Europe Limitad, Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company.
  • Participating as member of the team that counsels Bupa UK commercial group for the implementation of a Speak Up Policy in Ecuador.
  • Acting as a member of the team that counseled the Volkswagen commercial group for the implementation on a compliance system for their Ecuadorian subsidiaries
  • Forming part of the team that counseled the Spanish group Acciona Construcciones, in matters related to a consortium contract.
  • Providing counsel to a group of shareholders during a dispute within an Ecuadorian food company.
  • Providing counsel regarding regulatory, municipal, civil and corporate matters to a construction group for projects in Guayaquil and Machala.

Qualification and Memberships

  • Member of the Ecuadorian Academy for Corporate Law
  • Associate Researcher for the Iberoamerican Institute of Law and Finance
  • Member of the Foro de Abogados del Ecuador (2014)

Academics

  • Centro de Estudios Garrigues, España; LL.M in Corporate Law (2015)
  • Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil; Lawyer (2014)

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Publications

  • Los pactos de socios: su validez y enforcement en el Derecho ecuatoriano, publicado como working paper por el Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho & Finanzas.
  • Institutos pre – concursales modernos y breve análisis de la Ley de Concurso Preventivo en el Ecuador, publicado como working paper por el Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho & Finanzas.