Rubén Villegas
Associate

Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1003
rvillegas@vwys.com.mx

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Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1003
rvillegas@vwys.com.mx

  • Practices
  • Practice Industry Groups
  • Education & Experience
    • Diploma in Legal English Translation, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City.
    • Diploma in Cybersecurity for Business Leaders, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge.
    • Diploma in Legaltech, Tecnología y Derecho, IE Law School, Madrid.
    • Diploma in Anticorruption, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City.
    • Law Degree (J.D. equivalent), Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City.
  • Languages
    • Spanish and English.
  • Rubén is an associate at Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C., engaged mainly in the Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Telecommunications, Media & Technology and Banking & Finance practices.


    It is also part of the firm's Financial Services Industry Group. He specializes in matters regarding law and technology, such as data privacy and cybersecurity, e-commerce, merchant acquiring and payments networks, FinTech and LegalTech, commercial and IT contracts and anti-money laundering. He regularly advises clients in the banking, merchant acquiring and card payments industry regarding both M&A transactions as well as the day-to-day legal needs of merchant acquirers, payment facilitators, online marketplaces, clearing houses and FinTech companies. He is also experienced in data privacy and cybersecurity matters, having advised a diverse group of financial services, consumer products, medical technology, industrial, and retail companies on the design and implementation of both domestic and cross-border data transfers, compliance with local and international data protection laws, assessments of data security risks and related liability in M&A transactions, drafting internal IT, privacy and data security notices and policies and guidance on crisis management activities including responding to government regulators’ and third-party investigations into cybersecurity incidents and data breaches.