Dr. José Rafael Bustamante Espinosa

Dr. José Rafael Bustamante Espinosa: Attorney with Bustamante & Bustamante
  • Senior Partner at Bustamante & Bustamante
  • Avenidas Patria & Amazonas, Cofiec Building, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th & 16th Floors, P.O. Box 17-01-02455, Quito, Ecuador
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Managing Partner, Senior Partner. M&A Expert. Private practice as Licentiate (Quito), 1974-1978. Internship with Chadbourne Parke, Whiteside and Wolff, New York, 1980; internship with Bomchil, Castro, Goodrich, Claro, Lavalle et Associes, Paris, 1980; Academy of International Law The Hague, Netherlands, 1983; IDLI, International Developmental Law Institute (Transfer of Technology), Rome, 1988. Attended: INTA Panel of Neutrals; Inter-American Bar Association, 1981; International Bar Association Conference, Business Law Section, 1979, 1986, 1988. Mediator, INTA.

Areas of Practice (17)

  • Administrative
  • Commercial
  • Corporation
  • Civil
  • Foreign Investment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Distribution and Agency Agreements
  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining
  • Taxation
  • Insurance
  • Labor
  • Banking Law
  • Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Representation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+593-2 256-4068  Phone
+593 99 497-399  Cell Phone
+593-2 255-9092  Fax
Year of First Admission:
1978, Ecuador
Ecuadorian Bar; Inter-American Bar Association; Multilaw (Chairman, 1996-1997); American Society of International Law; International Bar Association Ecuador (Representative); United States Trademark Association; AIPPI, International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property; ASIPI, Inter-American Association of Industrial Property; ECTA; LES. Since the beginning of Multi-Law in London, participated together with the network's progenitor in the decision to create the network. Elected as president of the network and encouraged the affiliation of Latin American law firms. His exceptional support is reflected in the excellent position achieved by Multi-Law within the scope of legal services.
Spanish and English and French
Birth Information:
Quito, Ecuador, November 29, 1953
Reported Cases:
Represented ARCA-EBC Bottling Company in the purchase of the bottling company and also provided legal advice in the sale of Panamericana, an insurance company. Acted as negotiator for the purchase of EDESA, JURIS, and other companies. Also an expert in intellectual property and corporate law, banking and insurance, oil & mining, and business in general. Broad experience as director and chairman of committees and boards of directors of companies formed by groups of local and foreign shareholders. Outstanding role as president of the American School Foundation of Quito and of the Quito Tennis Club of Ecuador.
Hobbies & interests:
Horseback riding
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts American Express

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Quito, Ecuador

  • Quito, Ecuador
    Avenidas Patria & Amazonas , Cofiec Building, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th & 16th Floors , P.O. Box 17-01-02455

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