Based in our New York office, Oscar Stephens focuses his practice on Latin America, representing issuers, originators, and underwriters in capital markets and general financing transactions.
Oscar concentrates on and is passionate about first-time issuers. He has assisted corporations, financial institutions, and sovereign and quasi-sovereign entities located in Latin America in a wide array of cross-border deals, ranging from "plain vanilla" issuances to highly complex structured finance products.
He has deep experience in civil law jurisdictions throughout the Americas and in the legal structures and entities used in implementing successful strategies for asset-backed securitizations, project bonds, project financings, and secured financings.
A native of Chile, Oscar can conduct business in both English and Spanish.
Education: JD, cum laude, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2001; LLM, with honours, Northwestern University School of Law, 2005.
Admissions: New York, Republic of Chile.