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Rebeca Herrera

ConsejeraCounsel / Colombia

PPU Counsel expert in Insurance Law and Financial Regulation. Her professional practice focuses on matters related to the regulation of the insurance market, legal advice on the structuring of insurance programs, and dispute resolution in insurance and reinsurance. She has served as legal and international affairs director at Fasecolda, manager of Casualty & Bonds Portfolio at Royal and Sunalliance Colombia S.A., and external legal advisor in matters related to insurance and reinsurance for insurance and reinsurance companies, financial institutions and entities in the energy market. She has been national and international speaker on issues related to insurance law, insurance regulation and free trade in financial services. In addition, she has been member of the board of directors of financial entities linked to the national and international financial market. Rebeca has knowledge of German and Italian. She is currently arbitrator at the Center of Arbitration and Conciliation of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, university professor (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad de Los Andes, Universidad del Rosario) and President of the Iberoamerican Reinsurance Working Group of the International Insurance Law Association, AIDA. 

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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 Diploma in National and International Arbitration Bogota Chamber of Commerce

  • 2013 Specialized Course for Court Clerks of Arbitration Bogota Chamber of Commerce

  • 2002 LL.M in Insurance Law and Financial Regulation The London School of Economics and Political Science

  • 2001 Post graduate degree in International Trade Law Turin School of Development

  • 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