Velázquez, Francisco

Senior Counsel

Contact details

Mexico City Office

Paseo de la Reforma 265
Col. Cuauhtémoc
06500, Ciudad de México


(+52)(55) 5208 0041


(+52)(55) 5525 1227


Francisco Velázquez joined the firm in 1984. He specializes in capital markets and financial law; private equity and venture capital; corporate finance; joint ventures; business start-ups and operations; commercial and listed business companies; company acquisitions and sales; international commercial contracts; in-bond manufacturing operations; competition law; business reorganizations and insolvency.


LL.B., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City (1976).
LL.M., The American University, Washington, D.C. (1983).
Diploma in Insolvency Law, Federal Judicial Institute (2009).
Law and Practice on the Financial Markets, Mexican Stock Exchange (2008).
Business Administration, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (2004).


Spanish and English.


Mexican Institute of Finance Executives (VP New Groups, National Board and Secretary, Mexico City Group).
Mexican Association of Corporate Counsels (Former National Chair, 1999-2000; and Chair, Financial Markets Law Committee).
American Bar Association (Business Law & International Law Committees).
Mexican Bar Association.
Mexican Importers and Exporters Association (Former Vice Chair, 2007).
American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico (Mexican Legislation Committee) and Coordinator, NAFTA Dispute-Settlement Advisory Committee, Mexican Business Coordinating Council (1991-1993).
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