Luis Ernesto Marin is an Of Counsel in Estudio Echecopar. He possesses significant expertise in regulatory banking and insurance matters (including experience advising Fintech companies) and his prior experience as in-house counsel of two of the major banks in Peru provides him a deep understanding of the financial services industry. He has also a broad experience representing lead financial institutions and companies in an assortment of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including the San Martin Hydroelectric Project in Nicaragua which was awarded the "Latin America Hydro Deal of the Year" at the IJGlobal Awards 2017, and Ergon Perú's US$ 219.4 million senior secured notes due 2034.
He has been recognized as a "Associate to watch" by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America and as a "next generation lawyer" by The Legal 500 in the Banking & Finance practice, as well as a "rising star" by IFLR1000 in the Project Finance practice. About his practice, Chambers & Partners Latin America notes: "he's demonstrated that he is on top of it all. His knowledge is proficient and his willingness to do things is also good. He's always positive and available."
Luis Ernesto has authored a number of articles and other publications in topics related to his area of practice.
His pro bono practice includes advising SINBA, winner of the 2017 Kunan Award and several other matters sponsored by Alianza PRO BONO Perú.
Luis Ernesto's practice centers on financial services regulations, corporate finance, derivatives and insurance. He regularly advises financial and insurance institutions on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters throughout the lifecycle of regulated business, including incorporation of new companies, financial services and insurance M&A and day-to-day advise.
Luis Ernesto has also a broad experience representing lead financial institutions (as lenders or arrangers) and companies in all kinds of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including bilateral and syndicated loans involving different types of collateral, leasing, public and private securities' issuance and project finance.
He also advises financial institutions and corporations on derivatives transactions.