About the Author
Ricardo Ríos Ferrer, founding partner of the firm Rios Ferrer, Guillen-Llarena, Trevino y Rivera, SC and President of the Mexican Bar Association; born in Mexico City, Mexico 1961; admitted 1985, Mexico.
Education: National Autonomous University of Mexico (JD 1984); Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, attended courses in business administration and economics, 1980–1982. Georgetown University Law Centre (LLM, 1986). Professor of financial law, Universidad Iberoamericana (1988–1990). Escuela Libre de Derecho (Transnational Business in Mexico, graduate programme; 1995–1996). University Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (postgraduate course in telecommunications; 1999). PhD in law candidate, University of Salamanca, Spain. Information Technology Management seminar conducted by Managing Partner Magazine in London, UK, 1999.
Knowledge Management seminar conducted by the above-mentioned magazine, Brussels, Belgium, 1999. Accounting for Lawyers, Mexican Bar Association, 1998. Member: International Bar Association; American Bar Association; Mexican Bar Association; Mexican Academy of International Law. Founder and chairman of the Telecommunications Law Committee of the Mexican Bar Association. Arbitrator appointed by the Superior Justice Court of Mexico City (1995). Mr Ríos Ferrer serves on the boards of directors of diverse Mexican companies and has advised several foreign clients on structuring and financing foreign investments in Mexico. Practice areas: General practice.
Languages: Spanish and English.