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Rebeca Herrera

Counsel / Colombia

Counsel at PPU expert in Insurance Law and International Trade. Her legal practice is based in regulatory matters of the insurance market, the legal assessment of insurance and reinsurance programmes and arbitration and other disputes in the insurance and reinsurances market. She has served as Arbitrator at the Centro de Arbitraje y Conciliación de la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, lecturer (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad de Los Andes, Universidad del Rosario), president of the Reinsurance Working group from the Comité Ibero-latinoamericano of the Asociación Internacional de Derecho de Seguros, CILA. She has been a speaker in national and international scenarios regarding insurance law, its regulation and free trade of financial services, member of executive boards of financial entities related to the national and international financial sector. She also has experience in international trade, financial regulation and counsel of disputes in insurance and reinsurance matters including the extraordinary appeal upon the Supreme Court.​ Rebeca knows German and Italian.

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Work experience

  • 2020 - present Counsel

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2013 - 2020 Partner

    REBECA HERRERA ABOGADOS SAS.

  • 2010 - 2013 Property Insurance Manager

    ROYAL & SUN ALLIANCE COLOMBIA SEGUROS S.A.

  • 2008 - 2010 Legal and International Affairs Directo

    FASECOLDA

  • 2001 - 2008 International Affairs Director

    FASECOLDA

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

  • 9 July, 2021 Colombia

    Autopista Río Magdalena 2’s COP 2.76 Billion Financing

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  • 18 August, 2020 Colombia

    Colombia tightens fiscal supervision of public servants

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  • 16 June, 2020 Colombia

    PPU absorbs insurance boutique in Colombia

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Studies

  • 2017 Diplomado en Arbitraje Nacional e Internacional Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá

  • 2013 Curso Especializado para Secretarios de Tribual de Arbitraje Cámara de Comercio Bogotá

  • 2001 2002 LLM Banking and Finance Law The London School of Economics

  • 2001 International Trade Law Post Graduate Course Turin School of Development Derecho

  • 1995 2000 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Law

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Memberships

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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2016 - to date

    Seguros

    Especialización en Derecho de los Negocios Internacionales Lecturer - Universidad de los Andes
  • Academic Activities 2016 - to date

    Reaseguros

    Especialización en derecho de Seguros Lecturer - Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario
  • Academic Activities 2009 - 2017

    Derecho Público de Seguros

    Especialización en Derecho de Seguros Lecturer - Universidad Externado de Colombia
  • Academic Activities 2006 - to date

    Organización y control de entidades aseguradoras

    Especialización en Derecho de Seguros Lecturer - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
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Seminars and Conferences