Born in Mexico City, Mexico. Admitted on 1999, in Mexico. Educated at the Iberoamericana University (JD) and Boston University School of Law (LLM in international banking and financial law, 2001). Foreign associate at Latham & Watkins (2001- 2002). Mr Velasco specialises in banking and finance, bankruptcy and restructuring and capital markets. He represents domestic and foreign financial institutions, as well as corporate borrowers (including private equity funds), in secured and unsecured financings across several industries. Mr Velasco’s expertise includes commercial financings, acquisition financings, real estate financings, ship financings and project financings. On the bankruptcy and restructuring arena, he represents creditors and debtors on all non-litigation aspects of complex bankruptcy and out-of-bankruptcy restructurings. His capital markets expertise includes varied cross-border debt offerings .