FERRERE

Of counsel

Sebastián Saá

He has broad experience in taxes and tax structuring, as well as energy project financing.

Sebastián Saá’s practice focuses on Energy and Natural Resources matters, particularly on government contracting, international negotiations, and mergers and acquisitions. He has broad experience in taxes and tax structuring, as well as energy project financing.

Before joining FERRERE, Sebastián Saá was a partner in a prestigious Ecuadorian firm, where he led the Energy and Natural Resources area, as well as the New Businesses area.  He handled various local and international clients in oil and gas, where he headed up some of the most important oil-related negotiations following enactment of the new Hydrocarbons Law (2010). Among the most important matters entrusted to him was expansion of the energy area of a Spanish group in the region, for which he led the team engaged in Ronda Colombia 2010 and 2012 tenders, and the purchase of a field in Ecuador’s Magdalena area.

He has completed various courses and obtained accreditations in negotiations, and centers much of his practice on handling complex negotiations.  He has also represented diverse public sector energy entities, which has afforded him a comprehensive vision of the business. 

Sebastián has a robust corporate practice with particular attention to corporate governance, leading him to act as secretary on the boards of directors of several of the country’s most prestigious companies.  He has also spear-headed various processes for implementation of good corporate governance practices at companies in the securities exchange, flower production, real estate and other sectors.

Sebastián has held the position of pro bono legal advisor to Fundación Un Techo Para mi País, a housing improvement NGO where he also actively collaborates on the organization’s development and acts as volunteer.

Memberships

  • Pichincha Bar Association
  • Pichincha Attorneys Forum
  • Entrepreneurs’ Organization

 

 

  • LLM, Business and Finance Law, The George Washington University Law School (USA), 2013.
  • Attorney, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador), 2009.
  • Attorney, Erasmus Program, Universidad de Salamanca (Spain), 2006.
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