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About Francisco Reyes Villamizar

A native of Colombia, Francisco Reyes Villamizar teaches one semester every year at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center of Louisiana State University. He received his law degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He has a master of laws degree in comparative law from the University of Miami. He codirects the Fundação Getulio Vargas Instituto Latino Americano e do Caribe de Direito e Economia (FGV-ILACDE), which operates from the Fundação Getulio Vargas's law school in São Paulo, Brazil. A former head of Colombia's Companies Superintendency, Colombian delegate to UNCITRAL, and professor of securities and corporate law at the Universidad de los Andes, he visited at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina and the Universidade Agostinho Neto in Angola. His activities have included lectures on law and economics to Brazil's supreme federal tribunal and Mexico's supreme court, coordinating the reform of Colombia's commercial code and a thorough updating of Colombia's company and bankruptcy law. His life has also been brightened by the recent arrival of a baby son.


Present Professor of Law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana



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Carrera 12 No. 96-67 Of. 304
Bogotá D.C. - Colombia
Tel: (571) 2567871 - 2562700 - 2560590 Fax: (571) 6914647


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