Adrián has acquired a strong expertise as a financial and business lawyer from his involvement in the structuring and implementation of diverse high-complexity national and cross-border matters, including financings, M&A, restructures and workouts, and real estate transactions. Adrián has developed a renowned practice specialized on banking law and regulatory matters associated with Blockchain, the Fintech industry and digital assets, advising diverse financial entities, entrepreneurs, neobanks, operators and users of digital assets and investors in the sector. Adrian has also advised companies engaged in different industries (including manufacturing, housing, automobile and transportation) in connection with multiple corporate and operational matters; and has also advised certain individuals and family offices in connection with the implementation of their estate planning.
His experience in domestic and cross-border financing transactions include advising financial institutions, loan syndicates and borrowers in project financing transactions, asset financings, trade finance transactions, supply chain financing; as well as in derivative financial transactions and other commercial and banking lending activities.
Adrian has participated in multiple complex real estate transactions, including the purchase, financing, refinancing, operation and commercialization of real estate properties in the industry of the construction, housing, hospitality and logistics.
He has also participated in a number of restructures and workouts advising national and foreign creditors, as well as debtors in the shipping, hospitality, construction and commercial real estate industries, among others.
Adrián has participated in a number of forums related with the Fintech regulatory landscape in Mexico and has written several specialized articles related to his practice areas.
Adrian has been consistently ranked by Chambers and Partners, IFLR 1000, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers in connection with his banking and finance, technology law, real estate and hospitality practices. Recently, he was ranked by Chambers and Partners for his Fintech practice (practice that was also ranked as Band 1).
Adrian received his law degree from Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City in 2004, and obtained his LL.M degree in Banking and Financial Law from Boston University Law School in 2009. He also has a postgraduate degree in International Financial Law from the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City, which he obtained in 2005. He has been comparative law professor at the Universidad Panamericana, where he has recently obtained two postgraduate diplomas in Fintech law and regulations.
A selection of recent transactions and projects on which Adrián advised, include: