Attorney, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela (LL.B ´04). Master of Laws, New York University School of Law (LL.M ´05). Advanced Certificate in Law and Business, New York University Stern School of Business (APC.LB ´05), Master of Laws, New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Trade Regulation ´06). Master in Public Policy (M.Sc. P.P. ´07) from University College London. Professor of ‘Economic Analysis of the Law’, Universidad Monteávila, Caracas-Venezuela.
Jose Miguel Azpurua-Alfonzo's practice has been predominantly oriented to advising clients on corporate matters, as well as in structuring and implementing regulatory and financial projects. His academic background is interdisciplinary, enabling him to undertake the client's matters in an emphatic and efficient manner. Throughout the recent years, Mr. Azpurua-Alfonzo has centered his practice in Corporate Law, International Sales, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Economic and Regulatory Law.??
Mr. Azpurua-Alfonzo has rendered advise to national and international clients in obtaining broker dealer, investment banking and asset management licenses in various jurisdictions, including Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Panama and Switzerland. Moreover, Mr. Azpurua-Alfonzo has participated in the financial engineering of operations for important clients in the energy sector, as well as structuring investment funds. He possesses ample experience in exchange control laws, advising national and international clients on the matter.??He is is certified by the Rommande Association of Asset Managers (ARIF) to undertake investment advise and asset Management activities in such jurisdiction. On regulatory affairs, he has assisted important firms in the food sector on consumer protection, product liability, regulatory permits, import-export strategies, customs clearance and other regulatory controls.
Mr. Azpúrua-Alfonzo is an active member of the Venezuelan Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).