José Miguel Mendoza
Superintendent of Domiciliary Public Utilities
José Miguel Mendoza took office as Superintendent of Domiciliary Public Utilities on July 19th 2016.
Superintendent Mendoza obtained his DPhil in Law from University of Oxford, after developing a study on institutional reformation strategies for developing countries. He also holds master’s degrees from Oxford (legal research), Tilburg University (Business Law) and Universidad Javeriana (Law).
As delegate superintendent at the Superintendency of Companies, he started up a specialized court, which was qualified as an “efficiency example for Colombian justices”, by the Private Board of Competitiveness. During his years as legal advisor at Francisco Reyes & Asociados law firm, he advised complex corporate operations and participated in the preparation of legislative initiatives such as Law 1014 of 2006 (entrepreneurship) and Law 1258 of 2008 (S.A.S).
José Miguel Mendoza also worked in the department of mergers and acquisitions at Philips Electronics International BV, in the Netherlands, where he was involved in the reorganization of the lightning and microprocessors divisions at Philips Group.
In the academic sphere, he has been fellow at Columbia University and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) as well as professor at the universities of Oxford, Tilburg, Javeriana, CESA and Sabana. He also has been researcher at Oxford Law School and at the TILEC-AFM Organization. Currently he is lecturer at the business and law schools at Universidad de Los Andes, and member of the editorial committee of the Journal of Financial Regulation and of the law magazine UNA from the Universidad de Los Andes.
His papers ‘Convergence, Coordination and Collusion in Securities Regulation: The Latin American Integrated Market’ in Latin American Law and Policy: Transforming Courts, Institutions, and Rights (L Boratti et al. (eds.) Palgrave Macmillan), Towards a New Market Segment for High-Tech Companies in Europe’ in The European Financial Market in Transition, (with EPM Vermeulen, Wolters Kluwers, 2011)], ‘The Untapped Potential of Alternative Markets’ (2011) 6 Capital Markets Law Journal 3, Oxford University Press and ‘Securities Regulation in Low-tier Listing Venues: The Rise of the Alternative Investment Market’ (2008) 13 Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law 2, and a tow volumes corporate case-law collection [Superintendencia de Sociedades, 2014 y 2015], stand out among his multiple publications.
During his career as public servant, he has been official delegate of the República de Colombia before the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and member of its working group # 1.