Mauricio Halpern is counsel at DLA Piper BAZ | NLD.

He focuses his practice on corporate law, particularly with regard to finance and capital markets. He advises numerous companies, national and foreign, on lending transactions, corporate and project financing (ie energy and infrastructure) and structured products. Mauricio has led private placement processes, initial public offering and bonds and securities issuances.

Mauricio's experience includes advising members of the board of directors, as well as senior management, of national and international companies, both public and private. He has provided counsel in corporate restructuring processes, dispute resolution and complex-negotiation transactions, mainly between shareholders.

Mauricio served as the Corporate General Counsel and Executive Legal Manager of SMU S.A. and Pacific Hydro, respectively, two private companies in Santiago. Before that, he served as an associate at a prominent Chilean law firm and was a foreign law clerk at a multinational law firm in Washington, DC.