MARIA ISABEL MACHADO

ASSOCIATE

CONTACT

E-mail: mmachado@falconipuig.com

Phone: +593 2 256 1808. Ext. 61

Fax: +593 2 256 7293

OFFICE HOURS

Monday to Friday: Appointment times available upon request

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Civil and Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Social Security
  • Public Contracts

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Maria Isabel's practice focuses on Corporate Law, Public Procurement Law, Labor Law and Civil and Commercial Contracts. She has advised both domestic and international companies that undertake new investments in Ecuador. In his practice on corporate law, She has provided advice on structuring companies according to the line of business and her client needs, including also the establishment of branches of foreign companies.

Furthermore, Maria Isabel has experience on labor law and social security. She has advised on preparation of employment contracts, and employment litigation. When it comes to foreign companies, her advice covers labor issues, mainly preventive issues and changes in labor legislation.

Maria Isabel has an important experience on commercial contracts in particular with regard to distribution agreements concluded between foreign companies and Ecuadorian distributors, especially on applicable law and unilateral termination. Regarding her insurance practice, Maria Isabel has advised local and foreign insurers in relation to the current legislation. She has also advised clients on public procurement matters, such as bidding processes, contract negotiation, process audits conducted by the State General Comptroller. 

EDUCATION

  • Master Candidate Torcuato Di Tella University, Law and Economics, Buenos Aires-Argentina. 2011.
  • Executive Program: Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism. Torcuato Di Tella University 2010
  • JD (equivalent), Universidad Internacional Sek. Quito, Ecuador. 2007 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ecuador

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Spanish