Since 2005 Alvaro specializes in insurance / reinsurance Law, legal determination of coverage, claims-related matters, subrogation, product development and regulatory matters, as well as corporate Law, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, contracts and finance transactions.
UNIVERSIDAD IBEROAMERICANA, México City, Mexico
Law Degree, 2008.
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, SCHOOL OF LAW, Hartford, CT
LL.M in Insurance Law, 2013.
ESCUELA LIBRE DE DERECHO, Mexico City, México
Diploma Program in Insurance Law, 2016.
Certified legal auditor of insurance products by the Mexican Insurance Commission (Comision Nacional de Seguros y Fianzas)
Member of the Board (2018-2022) and active member of AMEDESEF (Mexican Association of Insurance and Sureties Law), Mexican Chapter of the International Association of Insurance Law (“AIDA” Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances)
Additionally, Alvaro worked for a New Orleans, Louisiana based insurance company providing legal advice, especially in individual life and health insurance; group life and health insurance; international major medical insurance; small business, estate and executive benefit plans; voluntary and employer-paid employee benefit programs; specialty life, accident and health products; and mass marketing and micro insurance programs in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.
During his LL.M in insurance Law, Alvaro was the only international student selected by the University of Connecticut, School of Law to perform an externship with the Connecticut Insurance Department during spring semester 2013, where he acted as counsel in the legal department providing legal advice and related services to the Commissioner and the different divisions of the Insurance Department on a broad spectrum of issues that arise in regulating the insurance industry and in providing services to the consumer.
Alvaro received an LL.M in Insurance Law from the University of Connecticut, School of Law in 2013 and a Diploma in Insurance Law from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in 2016.
Alvaro is a certified legal auditor of insurance products by the Mexican Insurance Commission (Comision Nacional de Seguros y Fianzas) and Member of the Board (2018-2022) and active member of the AMEDESEF (Asociación Mexicana de Derecho de Seguros y Fianzas), Member of the Mexican Association of Insurance and Sureties Law, Mexican Chapter of the International Association of Insurance Law (“AIDA” Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances).
He co-autored the book “Derecho de seguros y reaseguro en América latina” (Editorial: Tirant lo Blanch 2019).
Insurance & Reinsurance
Legal determination of coverage, claims-related matters and subrogation cases in the following areas: Maritime, Air, Inland and Railroad Transportation, Property, and Fire Insurance.
Marine & Shipping
Legal advice and assistance in transactional matters, including ship finance, building contracts, securities, registration of titles, mortgages and other guarantees.
Oil & Gas
Legal advice and assistance in the establishment of new companies in Mexico, and its participation in Bids with State owned and private oil companies.
Our Disputes team has represented our clients in a wide variety of cases, from debt collection and simple contract litigation to complex multi-jurisdictional disputes providing the same level of commitment regardless of the relevance of the case.
Labour & Employment
AGB’s Labour team have represented a wide range of employers from small businesses to food and drink industry up to large airlines and shipowners. Our experience includes defending employers in wrongful termination claims, including actions with multiple plaintiffs.
Commercial & Corporate
We have helped clients with Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Dissolutions, Purchase and Sale of Assets and Joint Ventures, as well as requesting and obtaining governmental licenses or permits.