Juan Manuel Marchán

Partner

Consumer Markets and Retail, Education, Infrastructure and Projects, Technology and Innovation, Public Procurement, Mergers and Acquisitions, Dispute Resolution, Transport

Juan Manuel leads our M&A practice. Thanks to his knowledge and expertise, he is also recognized in other fields including infrastructure and local and international arbitration.

Experience

Juan Manuel focuses on mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure, financing and local and international arbitration.

In M&A, Juan Manuel handles multijurisdictional corporate operations and transactions and offers expert advice to buyers, sellers, investment bankers and lenders on SPAs, asset sales, due diligence processes and closing transactions. He has represented banks and issuers in international bond issues. He counsels international companies on major infrastructure projects, public-private partnerships, strategic alliances and project financing.

In local and international arbitration, Juan Manuel has advised clients in international arbitration concerning investment, infrastructure, oil & gas, electric power and complex commercial issues. He is a regular arbitrator in local and international cases.

Recognitions

Professional Background

  • Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (2004 – present)
  • National and international lecturer and speaker (present)
  • Arbitrator, Quito Chamber of Commerce, Ecuador (2015 – present)
  • Arbitrator, Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce, Quito (2013 – present)
  • Professor of International Arbitration, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador (2016 – present)
  • Secretary, Arbitral Tribunals, Quito Chamber of Commerce, Ecuador (2003 – 2013)
  • Secretary, Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce, Quito (2003 – 2014)

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2001)
  • Columbia University School of Law, New York, U.S.A. (Master of Laws, 2003)

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

  • Ecuador Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Member, Young Council, International Bar Association (2015 – present)
  • Vice President, ICC Ecuador National Committee (2016 – present)
  • Founding member and Vice President, Ecuadorian Arbitration Institute (2008 – present)

Admissions

Ecuador

Publications

  • National and International Arbitration in Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón-Letort, Javier Jaramillo-Troya and Camilo Muriel-Bedoya. The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2020, Global Arbitration Review.
  • Ecuador International Arbitration. World Arbitration Reporter.
  • National and International Arbitration in Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón).The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2014. Global Arbitration Review.
  • Arbitration Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón. Getting the Deal Through. 2014.
  • National and International Arbitration in Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón. The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2013. Global Arbitration Review in association with Pérez Bustamante & Ponce.
  • Arbitration Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón. Getting the Deal Through. 2013.
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón. Getting the Deal Through. 2013.
  • Arbitration Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón. Getting the Deal Through. 2012.
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Ecuador. Getting the Deal Through. 2012.
  • El Arbitraje Comercial Internacional en Ecuador, El Arbitraje Comercial Internacional en Iberoamérica, Marco Legal y Jurisprudencial,co-authored with Xavier Andrade Cadena. Wolters Kluwer / Cuatrecasas Goncalves Pereira.  Second edition. 2012
  • La nulidad de laudos arbitrales en el Ecuador, Revista Ecuatoriana de Arbitraje. Instituto Ecuatoriano de Arbitraje. 2011.
  • Arbitration Ecuador, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón. LatinLawyer. 2011.
  • Breves Reflexiones sobre el Arbitraje Fast Track, co-authored with Rodrigo Jijón Letort. Revista Ecuatoriana de Arbitraje. Instituto Ecuatoriano de Arbitraje. 2010.

PBP Insights – Juan Manuel Marchán

AutoresJavier JaramilloJuan MarchanRodrigo Jijón
August 16, 2021

The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2022

Discover the latest developments in arbitration in Ecuador during 2021, written by our experts Rodrigo Jijón, Juan Manuel Marchán and Javier Jaramillo, members of PBP's Dispute Resolution team, for the…
AutoresJavier JaramilloJuan MarchanRodrigo Jijón
September 30, 2020

The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2021

Discover the latest developments in arbitration in Ecuador, written by our experts Rodrigo Jijón Letort, Juan Manuel Marchán and Javier Jaramillo, members of PBP´s Dispute Resolution team, for the respected…
AutoresAndrés BrownBruno PinedaDiego PerezEdgar UlloaFrancisco PerezJavier JaramilloJuan MarchanRafael GonzálezRodrigo Jijón
February 14, 2020

PBP recognized as a leading firm

The British publication Chambers & Partners, in its Chambers Global 2020 ranking, has once again highlighted PBP in all the practice areas it researches in Ecuador
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