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Fernanda Garciavilla joined White & Case in 2010. Her practice mainly focuses on corporate law, securities, corporate finance, capital markets and antitrust matters.
Ms. Garciavilla's experience includes procedures before the National Banking and Securities Commission, the Mexican Stock Exchange and the Ministry of Internal Revenue and Public Credit.
She has represented foreign and domestic clients within the private and public sectors, including investors, financial institutions, sellers, purchasers, lenders and borrowers in financial transactions, corporate reorganizations and asset sale procedures, among others.
Ms. Garciavilla has participated in corporate governance matters, assisting public and private companies in meeting regulatory compliance obligations with the Mexican authorities. Likewise, her experience includes counseling foreign and domestic clients in their daily financing operations.
Ms. Garciavilla's experience also includes securities offerings in the Mexican and foreign markets including debt instruments, equity, structured securities, warrants and subordinated notes, not only of private issuers but also of government agencies, underwriters and financial institutions before financial regulators.
Prior to joining White & Case, Fernanda worked in a prestigious boutique law firm in Mexico specializing in criminal law.
Société Générale (SG). Successfully advised SG in a multimillion-dollar debt recovery in cash from a major Mexican manufacturer of copper-based and electrical products.
Credit Agricole CIB. Represented Credit Agricole CIB in the issuance of their debt program.
Establishment of Goldman Sachs Casa Mexico de Bolsa. Advised Goldman Sachs in the regulatory process for the establishment of a Mexican subsidiary broker-dealer (Casa de Bolsa) for Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs received the authorization from the regulatory authorities for the beginning of operation of the broker-dealer in January 2014.