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Chambers 2024
 
Roberto R铆os is an expert in insurance law and is always available to help when needed.
Legal 500 - 2024
 
Roberto R铆os has high levels of specialisation and knowledge in this area (insurance).

Practice Areas

Insurance, reinsurance, arbitration, corporate, regulatory, legal research and reports.

Education

  • Law Degree, Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Cat贸lica de Chile.
  • LL.M (Master of Laws), Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Cat贸lica de Chile.
  • Doctor of Law (cum laude) Pontificia Universidad Cat贸lica de Chile.
  • Research stays leading to the degree of Doctor of Law:
    • Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.
    • Universidad del Pa铆s Vasco, Spain.
    • Universidad de Trento, Italy.

Recognitions

  • Recognised by the Chilean Government, Ministry of Finance, for his contribution to the new regulation of insurance contracts in the Commercial Code, Law 20,667.
  • Consecutively recognised from 2016 by Legal500 in the insurance area in Chile.
  • Consecutively recognised from 2014 by Chambers & Partners in the insurance area in Chile.

Other activities

  • Professor of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Cat贸lica de Chile.
  • Director of the Risk and Insurance Centre of the Pontificia Universidad Cat贸lica de Chile.
  • Director of the Latin American Centre for Insurance and Reinsurance Mediation and Arbitration (ARIAS LATAM).
  • Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Chilean Journal of Insurance Law.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Ibero-American Committee of the International Association of Insurance Law.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of 鈥淩evista de Derecho del Sistema Financiero鈥 (Financial System Law Journal), Aranzadi, Spain.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulations, Springer.

Memberships

Member of the Chilean Chapter of the International Association of Insurance Law AIDA-Chile.

Publications

Roberto Rios is the author of numerous publications in his specialty, both in Chile and abroad, of which the following stand out:

2020:聽聽 The duty of information in insurance as an instrument of rational decision in contracting and of protection in favour of the insured. In Revista de Derecho Privado, N.潞 39, July-December 2020, 203-231, doihttps://doi.org/10.18601/01234366.n39.09. Article WoS.

2020:聽聽 Transparency in the Chilean insurance law, Intermediation and Supervisory, in Pierpaolo Marano and Kyriaki Noussia (Dir.), Transparency in the insurance law, Springer publisher, Germany, accepted.

2020:聽聽 Historical Evolution. Supervisory models and main objectives of the reform in Financial Market Commission, Ediciones UC, Santiago, Chile, in press.

2019: 聽Transparency in the Chilean Insurance Contract Law, in Pierpaolo Marano and Kyriaki Noussia (Dir.), Transparency in the insurance law, Springer publisher, Germany, ISBN 978-3-030-31197-1.

2019: 聽 Regulation of the Insurance Contract in Chile, especially the protection criteria introduced by law 20,667 to the Chilean commercial code, in Alcalde, Jaime and Embid, Jos茅 Miguel (Dir.), The modernisation of commercial law, Studies on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Commercial Code of the Republic of Chile (1865-2015), Marcial Pons, Buenos Aires, ISBN 978-84-9123-552-1.

2019:聽聽 Imperativeness in the regulation of insurance contracts: Exception or general rule? A proposal for the interpretation of article 542 of the Chilean Commerce Code, in Revista Espa帽ola de Seguro (Spanish Insurance Journal), Madrid, N陋 178, ISSN 0034-9488. Article Latindex.

2018: 聽 鈥淭he dispute settlement system in the insurance contract: a critical analysis of the arbitration rule in Chilean law鈥, in alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in Santiago-Chile, Thomson Reuters, pp. 263-279, ISBN 978-956-346-950-9.

2017: 聽 鈥淭he power of the mandated co-insurer to pay indemnity in the event of a claim鈥. En: Mat铆as Zegers and others (editors), Studies in Commercial Law, 6th Chilean Conference on Commercial Law, Santiago-Chile, Ediciones UC, pp. 343-351, ISBN 978-956-14-2109-7.

2016: 聽 鈥淚nadmissibility of the direct action of the injured third party against the civil liability insurer under the new Chilean legal regime of the insurance contract鈥, Revista Chilena de Derecho (Chilean Law Journal), Vol. 43, N掳 3: pp. 877- 895,聽Santiago-Chile, ISSN: 0718-3437. Article WoS.

2015: 聽 The Insurance Contract, comments on Title VIII, Book II of the Commerce Code, Santiago-Chile, Thomson Reuters, pp. 5-30, ISBN: 978-956-346-634-8, AAVV (author and director).

2014: 聽 The pre-contractual duty to declare the risk in damage insurance, Thomson Reuters, Santiago-Chile, pp. 208, ISBN 978-956-346-552-5.

2013: 聽 鈥淛urisdiction and applicable law clauses in the reinsurance contract鈥, Revista Chilena de Derecho de Seguros (Chilean Journal of Insurance Law), year 15, N潞 22: pp. 97-109, Santiago-Chile.

  • Chambers 2024
  • Leaders League 2024
  • Legal 500 - 2024
  • Best Lawyer - 2022
Roberto R铆os is an expert in insurance law and is always available to help when needed.
 
Chambers 2024
 
Leaders League 2024
Roberto R铆os has high levels of specialisation and knowledge in this area (insurance).
 
Legal 500 - 2024
 
 
Best Lawyer - 2022