Sergio Rodríguez Azuero

Sergio Rodríguez Azuero holds a PhD in Jurisprudence from the Mayor School of Law "Nuestra Señora del Rosario". Professor Emeritus an Honorary, Postgraduate Director of Financial Law, Honorary Collegial, and Ex – Counsellor of the same University, Professor in the Commercial Law Specialization at the Externado University, Professor of Trust Transactions at the Javeriana University and ex professor of Trust Management at Los Andes University. Guest lecturerof Financial Law assignments in the Universities of PHANTEON-ASSAS, Paris II, Carlos III, PontificiaComillas of Madrid, and theSwiss Institute of Comparative Law. Founding Partner of the firm “Rodriguez – Azuero Abogados” He was Manager of the Bank Association of Colombia, Vice-president of Colpatria Bank, and worked in Paris, under the auspices of the Finance Ministry, with the Sudameris, Paris National, and France banks. Author of the books “ContratosBancarios" (Banking Agreements), "La Responsabilidad del Fiduciario" (Trustee Liability) and “NegociosFiduciarios – Su Significación en América Latina” (Trust Businesses – Their meaning in Latin America) coauthor of “Contrato de Arbitraje” (Arbitration Agreement) publishedby Rosario University and Legis, and of the book “Temas de DerechoFinancieroContemporáneo” (Financial Contemporary Law Matters), and also author of several Finacial Law essays, has also participates as guest speaker in numerous international forums in Asunción, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Cancún, Caracas, Cartagena, Guatemala, Guayaquil, La Paz, Lausana, Lima, Madrid, México, Medellín, Montevideo, Panamá, Paris, Punta Cana, Punta del Este, Quito, Rosario, Santiago de Chile, Santa Fe, San José, Santa Marta, San Pedro Sula y San Salvador. Belonged to the Commission designates by the National Government in 1982 to prepare the draft Law of Financial Reform and was main member of the Banco de Colombia Board of Directors in 1984. Directed the Study Commission of the Financial Sector for the President Gaviria’s campaign. He was Chairman of the Colombo – French Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Trust Association, Associate Judge of the Constitutional Court, member of the Code of Commerce Revising Commission, and arbitrator of the G-3 Convention (Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela). Honorary Professor of the Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil. Belongs to the arbitrators list of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota, of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Colombia, of the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre and of the London Court of International Arbitration. He is “Knight of the Honorable French Legion” and President of the Association in Colombia, member of the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, and member of the Colombian Jurisprudence Academy. It’s Visiting Scholar in Columbia University at New York. (2013 – 2014)