About Juan Carlos Bustamante

Juan Carlos Bustamante is a senior partner and head of the tax department. He has provided legal advice to individuals as well as national and international companies in both the public and private sectors, and in the field of business development, public procurement and negotiations under commercial agreements. Among the diverse range of matters he has handled are contracts for repaying debt to the state; advice on issues of energy, insurance, contracts with banks, the purchase/sale of movable and immovable property, granting of security, foreign investment, contracts for setting up trusts to pay liabilities under transactions with the state and involving foreign financial institutions; and guidance on the issuance of bonds. His vast experience and in-depth knowledge of the law have earned him international recognition for his expertise in various fields, primarily tax, corporate and energy law. He was also a professor of international private law for 30 years at the Catholic University of Ecuador, where he attained a juris doctor degree.


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