Felipe Videla is a partner at Beccar Varela, having joined the firm in 2011.
He focuses on banking, corporate and financial law. He also has extensive experience in Capital Markets. He has participated in various corporate and banking transactions, including project financing for local and international clients, advising financial institutions and companies in complex debt restructuring processes, and assisting clients in solving corporate disputes. He has advised most of the leading banks in Argentina. He has advised local and international clients on transactions such as debt securities, syndicated loans, IPOs, tender offers, trusts, pension funds, investment vehicles and asset management, SPVs, and sale of asset portfolios, among other areas.
Felipe has also advised local and international clients on the fulfillment of their registration requirements, disclosure, and other obligations before the local SEC (Comisión Nacional de Valores) and on different proceedings initiated against clients by the local SEC, such as disciplinary proceedings. Felipe has also assisted clients in all types of business arrangements, including joint ventures, commercial contracts, shareholding matters, etc. He has acted as internal counsel in several companies in representation of the firm.
Felipe received his Law degree from the Universidad Católica Argentina (graduated with honors, 2010) and his Master’s degree in Economic Business Law from the same university (graduated with honors, 2021). In 2008 he participated in an exchange program at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Additionally, he pursued post-graduate studies in Banking Law and Finance from the Universidad Católica Argentina and the Universidad Austral.
He worked as a foreign associate at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2016).
Felipe taught Tort Law at the Universidad Católica Argentina and Corporate Law at Universidad de Buenos Aires.
He is a member of the Buenos Aires Bar Association and the International Bar Association. Furthermore, Felipe is an active contributor to the firm´s pro bono program and a member of the Pro Bono Commission of the Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
Felipe has been recognized by IFLR1000 and The Legal 500.
He speaks Spanish, English, and Portuguese.