José Andrés Rojas Páez

  • Partner
  • 034 - 6048685
  • jrojas@godoyhoyos.com
  • Español e Ingles

Profile

Partner in charge of the Corporate and Business Law practice, he concentrates on corporate and commercial matters, advice on company acquisition processes (including privatizations), corporate governance issues, regulation of the public securities market and advice on competition law issues.

Lawyer graduated from the University of La Sabana, with specializations in Commercial Law and Business Law from the Universidad of Rosario, as well as Telecommunications and New Technologies Law at Universidad Sergio Arboleda. He has an MBA from Inalde Business School.

  • Experience
  • Academic training

Executive MBA and Lawyer with more than 15 years of experience. Specialist in several areas of Private Law: Commercial, Business and Corporate, Telecommunications and New Technologies, and graduates in e-Commerce, Intellectual Property and Tax Law. With experience in the practice of Commercial and Corporate Law in companies and business groups, holding the position of General Secretary and legal leader in commercial companies that issue securities, as well as in companies in the industrial industry. In Financial Law, with emphasis on the public securities market, being in charge of the legal management of projects such as securities issues in Colombia and abroad, and the syndicated loans contracting. In Business and Company Law, with experience in transactions ("M&A"), Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances, carried out in the commerce area in Colombia, as well as carrying out takeover bids ("OPA") for the acquisition of companies that negotiate their shares in stock exchanges.

Lawyer/External Legal Auditor at Serdan S.A./Misión Temporal S.A. (2001 - 2002); General and Legal Secretary at Comunican S.A. - Inversiones Cromos S.A (2003 - 2006); International Associate at Simpson Thacher & Barlett New York (2012); Lawyer - Financial Vice President (2006 - 2007); Leading Lawyer in Corporate Affairs (2007- 2011); General Secretary at Didetexco S.A. (2007 – 2013); General Secretary at Carulla Vivero S.A. (2009 - 2010); Head of the Legal Department (2011 - 2013) at the Grupo éxito – Almacenes éxito S.A.; General Secretary - Director of Corporate Affairs (2013 - 2019) at Autotécnica Colombiana S.A.S. - Auteco.

Corporate, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance.