Samuel Uziel Rivero Prado
Senior Financial Associate at BGBGRead Biography
Managing Partner at DC International LawRead Biography
Partner & Co-Head International Arbitration at Withers LLPRead Biography
Professor Nicos Kartakoullis
President of the Council of the University of Nicosia, CyprusRead Biography
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Samuel Rivero is a lawyer graduated from La Salle University and has a master's degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He has more than 15 years of experience in financial law, banking and global markets, with solid knowledge in the areas of Corporate Governance, Regulatory Compliance, Anti-Money Money Laundering, Project Finance and International Trade, with extensive work experience with multidisciplinary teams, project implementation and in managing relationships with Senior Management, authorities and regulators. He has held various key positions in Legal and Compliance in the financial sector, such as Banco Santander, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Mexico), MBIA Mexico, and as Director of Compliance at Scotiabank. He is certified in Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing by the National Banking and Securities Commission, and was Vice-President of the Anti-Money Laundering Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce in Mexico in the period 2016-2017. He is currently responsible for the office of the law firm Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, S.C. in Querétaro and Bajío. He is also President of the Board of Directors of the Energy Cluster of Querétaro and President of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Corporate Lawyers Querétaro section for the period 2019-2020.
Miss Cuevas has 15+ years experience working as international corporate attorney and has particular experience in the Technology Transfer, Real Estate, Mediation, and Contract Negotiation/Mediation sectors. She has been part of several international firms in Boston, New York and Mexico, has also worked as legal researcher for the U.S. Federal Court, District of Massachusetts, USA. Since 2005, when she founded Mexico Real Estate Group, she has led several projects representing companies such as KIMCO, International Living, Inc. and Richard Ellis Investors Prior to this, she served as in-house counsel and Vice President for Pure Imaging, Inc. in Massachusetts, USA. The legal transactions in which Miss Cuevas has been engaged have involved issuers in Europe, United States, Mexico and China, leading Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas and commercial development projects amounting over $190,ooo,ooo Dollars. Miss Cuevas specialises in international contract law, she advises on corporate transactions, civil matters, government affairs and regularly acts for founders of and those investing in early-stage and startup ventures. She also serves companies as Chief Negotiator and Mediator on a wide range of contractual arrangements, including outsourcing to other jurisdictions globally. Miss Cuevas is currently VP of the International Chamber of Commerce, Arbitration and Mediation Committee, Chapter Bajio and Partner of Ibanez-Parkman law firm.
Eleni has long standing expertise in dealing with international commercial disputes. This includes commercial arbitration as party appointed counsel under various institutional rules as well as ad hoc arbitration proceedings. Eleni is Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and takes arbitrator appointments. She specialises in international commercial disputes including heavyweight commercial fraud work both in the English courts and in international arbitration. She acts for high net worth individuals and their companies often advising on shareholder and joint venture disputes, banking disputes, contract and tort disputes. Eleni is also well versed in mediation and has a track record of achieving a successful settlement of disputes via this method. She has a specialist practice advising on art related disputes and leads the UK art litigation team. Eleni has 15 years' experience of an extremely broad range of art related disputes played out in a number of different jurisdictions and has recently been chosen by the Court of Arbitration for Art to join their panel of arbitrators. Eleni is from Cyprus and speaks fluent Greek, English and Italian. Eleni’s practice has a particular focus in acting for clients from those jurisdictions and from Russia and CIS, who often hold their interests through Cypriot companies.
Dr. Charis Savvides is an experienced corporate lawyer and law lecturer, Faculty Member of the “Institute For the Future” (IFF) at the University of Nicosia. He has with both practical and teaching experience in Corporate, Competition and Financial law, as well as in Regulation and Digital Currencies, a course offered by the University in the context of its MSc in Digital Currency. He obtained his law degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2005 and continued his postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom, with emphasis on International and European Business Law, obtaining his LL.M in International Commercial Law from the University of Nottingham and his PhD in Law from the University of Sheffield. His doctoral thesis was on competition law and more specifically on the EU regulatory framework on state aids to firms in difficulty. He is Partner at the law firm Stelios Americanos & Co LLC, one of the largest, full service, law firms in Cyprus, with significant experience in the broader area of financial and investment regulatory compliance and fund administration. He is Head of three Departments of the law firm, namely: (i) Financial & Investment Regulatory Compliance, (ii) Restructuring, Receivership & Liquidation, and (iii) Innovation & Blockchain. Dr Savvides is regular speaker at professional seminars and conferences, where he shares his knowledge and experience about the regulatory status and trends in the fields of Investment Funds and Cryptocurrencies. In addition, he serves as non-executive director in a private equity Alternative Investment Fund, regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).
Puneet Arora is the Founding Partner of Arora & Co., Advocates & Legal Consultants and heads the Corporate & Commercial Law Practice of the Firm. Arora & Co. is a boutique law firm in India, providing niche legal services to its clients on Corporate and Commercial Laws, Insolvency Resolution, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate & Employment laws. Puneet earned his degree in LLM in International Commercial Laws at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and his LLB from Meerut University, Meerut. Puneet has, prior to establishing Arora & Co., worked with some of the prominent and largest law firms of India, including Titus & Co., Kochhar & Co., and Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. Puneet has gained rich experience in the field of Corporate & Commercial Laws in his 15 years of legal practice. He regularly advises clients on various corporate law issues in connection with establishing and running business operations in India. He also actively advises clients on contractual aspects for both domestic business and international trade. He has extensive experience in advising clients on mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, technology transfers, foreign investment laws, company laws, contract law, insolvency law, etc. Puneet also has immense experience in conducting negotiations on behalf of the Firm’s clients for acquisition of businesses. Puneet also advises on international commercial disputes and arbitration matters both in India and abroad. He advises and represents clients in commercial litigation and arbitration matters before various forums including State High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. Puneet also advices on Labour & Employment Laws and has assisted domestic and international clients in managing their workforce in India and with various employment law issues faced by them.
As a Fulbright scholar, Prof Nicos Kartakoullis earned a BSc (Hons) from the Michigan State University and holds three Masters (MA (Ed.), MSc, MBA) and a PhD at University of Southampton, England. Professor Kartakoullis is currently the President of the Council of the University of Nicosia. Before his election at the Presidency of the Council, he served as Vice President for Strategic Development and University Relations, Professor and member of the Department of Hospitality/Tourism, Events and Sport Management at University of Nicosia. By appointment of the Council of Ministers of the Cyprus Republic he also serves as the Vice President of the Ethics and Sports Integrity Commission. Between 2008-2011 he served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Sport Organisation (Minister of Sport). His career includes senior positions in academic institutions, Government, national and international sport organisations and research institutes.
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