Manuel Acedo Sucre

    Partner
    Caracas
    +58 212 909 1600
    +58 212 909 1611
    macedo@menpa.com



    Admitted to Bar, 1982; joined Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía. in 1982. Partner since 1994.
     

    Advises clients on taxation, corporate finance, project financing and debt restructuring, M&As, corporate governance and international organization, banking and finance, real estate financing and structures, exchange controls regulations, competition and antitrust, energy and natural resources, trade regulations, capital markets, public law and regulatory matters, and estate planning, among others. Key member of the team of international sanctions, as they relate to Venezuelan law.

    Former Professor of Graduate Courses on Foreign Investment Laws, and Regulations on the Regime of Exchange Controls, Universidad Central de Venezuela.

    Former Director of Banco Industrial de Venezuela, Cámara de Industriales de Caracas and Venepal C.A.

    Director of Corporación Grupo Químico, C.A.; and Proninsa S.A.S.

    Member of the Venezuelan Association of Financial Law (ASOVEDEFI), the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce (Tax Committee), International Bar Association.

    Author of legal articles on capital markets, finance and foreign investment.

    Author of three published novels that touch upon the political situation in Venezuela.

    Education

    Universidad Central de Venezuela (Lawyer, 1982).

    Harvard University (Master of Laws, International Tax Program, 1984).

    Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (Master in International Law and Diplomacy, 1986).

    Languages

    Spanish, English and intermediate French.

    Awards and recognitions 

    Recognized by Chambers Global as Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A. First ranked in 2000.

    Recognized by Chambers Latin America as Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A, and Real Estate. First ranked in 2009.

    Recognized by The Legal 500 as Leading Individual on Corporate and M&A and Real Estate; and recommended in Banking and Finance, Energy and Tax.

    Recognized by IFLR as Highly Regarded in Capital Markets, Banking, and M&A.

    Recognized by Latin Lawyer as Key Partner in Corporate and M&A, Corporate Governance, Administrative Law, Real Estate and Tourism, and Tax.

    Recognized as LACCA Approved in Corporate / M&A.

    Recognized by Best Lawyer in the areas of Corporate and M&A Law (Lawyer of the Year, 2019) and  Banking and Finance Law.   


Publications

  • Restructuring and Insolvency - Venezuelan Chapter
    Manuel Acedo Sucre and Luisa Acedo, Market Intelligence R&I 2022, p. 100-110.


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  • Restructuring and Insolvency - Venezuelan Chapter
    Manuel Acedo Sucre and Luisa Acedo, Market Intelligence R&I 2021, p. 125-137.


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  • Restructuring and Insolvency - Venezuelan Chapter
    Manuel Acedo Sucre, Luisa Acedo and Luisa Lepervanche. Market Intelligence 2020, p. 118-131


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  • Restructuring and Insolvency - Venezuelan Chapter
    Manuel Acedo Sucre, Luisa Acedo and Luisa Lepervanche. Market Intelligence 2019, p. 67-72.


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  • New ideas about Petros and cryptocurrencies transactions in Venezuela
    Luisa Lepervanche and Manuel Acedo Sucre, publicado por Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía. en www.menpa.com, el 14 de marzo de 2018, Caracas 2018


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  • A few ideas on Petros and other cryptocurrency transactions in Venezuela
    Luisa Lepervanche and Manuel Acedo Sucre, publicado por Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía. en www.menpa.com, Caracas 2018


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  • International Survey of Investment Adviser Regulations. Venezuelan Chapter
    Luisa Acedo de Lepervanche y Manuel Acedo Sucre, publicado por Kluwer Law International y Debevoise & Plimpton LLP en la 3a. Edición de International Survey of Investment Adviser Regulation, 2012 (páginas 1175 a 1179)


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  • La reforma del régimen venezolano de inversiones extranjeras
    Manuel Acedo Sucre, en Revista de Derecho Privado, Año 7, N° 7-2, julio-diciembre 1990, Caracas (páginas 75 a 125)




  • The Foreign Direct Investment Regime in Venezuela: Legal Aspects, Evaluation and Perspectives
    Manuel Acedo Sucre, Colección de Tesis de Maestría, Biblioteca de la Escuela Fletcher de Derecho y Diplomacia, Universidad de Tufts, Medford, Massachusetts, 1986




  • Territoriality: The Venezuelan Case, a Description and a Re-Appraisal of Venezuela's Income Tax Territorial System
    Manuel Acedo Sucre, Colección de Tesis de Maestría, Biblioteca de la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984.