Miguel S. Escobedo
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Miguel S. Escobedo graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in 1960. He also completed various courses at the Université de Paris.

He joined Noriega y Escobedo in 1958 and has focused his practice on the corporate, energy and insurance areas.

Miguel Escobedo has been Chairman of the Board of various companies, such as Atlas Copco Mexicana, S.A., Sanborns Hermanos S.A., A.B.R. Ingeniería S.A. and Asea de México S.A. In addition he was Secretary of the international Bar Association from 1967 to 1972.

He has lectured extensively at various domestic and international forums. Some of his most outstanding lectures have been: Latin America on a course of New Credit (1995, Moscow, Russia), Profiting in Mexico's natural gas market (1996 Houston, Texas), Job Prospects in the new corporate landscape (1997, Helsinki, Finland), Perspectivas de negocios e inversiones (1998, Mexico City, Mexico), Top Level Conference (1998, Stockholm, Sweden), The introduction of the Euro (1998, Switzerland), Canning House Conference (2000, Mexico City, Mexico).

He was the also the main Mexican stockholder of several companies, among them: Apasco, S,A., Cementos Veracruz, S.A.; Plasto Cement S.A.; Polímeros de México, S.A., Bayer Ecatepec S.A., Compañía Mexicana de Química Industrial, S.A. and Productora de Triplay, S.A.

Areas of practice

•Energy
•Insurance
•Corporate

Academic background and affiliations.

B.of A. in Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, graduated in 1960.
Diploma course in Finance, 1989.
Member, Association for the Protection of Private investment (APPI).
Member, Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados.
Member, Mexican Bar, Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados.
Member, Inter-American Bar Association

Languages

Spanish, English and French.