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Rebeca García López joined White & Case in 2010, and her practice is focused mainly on the financial sector. She is active in capital markets, banking and secured transactions, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructurings, derivatives and private equity projects, as well as general corporate matters.
Rebeca has extensive experience in advising local and international financial groups, banks, broker-dealers, issuers and underwriters in securities offerings in the Mexican Stock Exchange and other markets, as well as lenders and borrowers in debt and equity local and cross-border financings. She has represented purchasers, sellers and investors in stock and asset acquisitions and has been involved in numerous complex mergers and joint ventures.
Rebeca has developed a strong practice in obtaining regulatory authorizations for the incorporation and consolidation of financial entities. She also specializes in corporate governance compliance and advises her clients in meeting their obligations with the National Banking and Securities Commission, the Mexican Stock Exchange, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Finance, among other regulatory financial authorities. Drawing on her understanding of the senior management´s business vision, as well as corporate governance practices, she possesses strong foundations to advise Boards and executive management by evaluating situations and determine appropriate policies and action plans.
After obtaining an LLM degree from the Sorbonne Law School, she joined the Legal Advisory Department of the Conseil d'État (The French Council of State) and resumed her position as an associate in the White & Case Mexico City office as of September, 2014. From September 2016 to October 2017, she was assigned to the Firm's New York office, as a foreign associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance group.
In addition to being a lawyer, Rebeca is a public accountant and financial strategist. Prior to joining White & Case, Rebeca worked at a prestigious international tax firm (Big Four public accounting firm), where she provided tax advice to clients in cross-border and domestic mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructurings, and complex tax matters in general.