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
  • 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, Massachusetts.
    • Diploma in Legaltech, Technology and Law, IE Law School, Madrid.
    • Diploma in Anti-corruption, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City.
    • Law Degree (J.D.), Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City.
  • Languages
    • Spanish and English.
  • Rubén is an associate at Von Wobeser y Sierra specializing in the Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions; Telecommunications, Media & Technology; and Banking & Finance practices of the firm. He is a member of the Consumer Goods and Financial Services industry groups.


    Rubén 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 and card payments industries 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 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 risk and related liability in M&A transactions; drafting internal IT, privacy and data security notices and policies; and crisis management activities such as responding to government requests and third-party investigations into cybersecurity incidents and data breaches.