Rosa M. Rojas

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Law

Rosa M. Rojas

Part time professor
National Researcher (Candidate)

Rosa practised extensively as a transactional lawyer in the Banking and Finance Group of a leading Mexican firm dealing with lending and secured transactions, real estate financing, structured cross-border financing, restructurings and workouts. Then she joined the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico, where she worked for several years and contributed to the development of legal precedents dealing with civil, commercial, finance and insolvency matters. Currently she is a part-time professor and researcher at ITAM.

Rosa participated on 2021 as expert on the research project on corporate debt restructuring around the world undertaken by the World Bank Group, INSOL International and the International Association of Insolvency Regulators (IAIR).

Before ITAM, Rosa taught at Universidad Iberoamericana, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) and Universidad Panamericana within Mexico City. She has participated as speaker on insolvency and business law issues on panels, conferences and seminars at the Escuela Libre de Derecho, the Ministry of Corporations in Colombia, Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados, Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, S.C. (ANADE) and the Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de México. She has also participated as a speaker in New York, Tokyo, Spain, Colombia, Brazil, Turkey, Peru and Ecuador.

Since 2021 Rosa has coordinated at the School for Federal Judges many courses and seminars to train federal judges and law clerks on securities law, fintech, business law and insolvency. On 2022 she organized and coordinated an intensive course to train the first courts devoted exclusively to insolvency cases with the participation of academics, practitioners, officers and experts from the Federal Institute of Experts in Concursos Mercantiles (IFECOM).

Rosa is a member of the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, ANADE, NextGen member of the International Insolvency Institute, Coordinator in Mexico of the Iberoamerican Institute of Law and Finance, and supernumerary member of the Mexican Academy of Private and Comparative International Law. She is also a member of INSOL International, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Iberoamerican Institute of Insolvency Law and member of the Board of Directors of the Latin America Network of IWIRC.

Rosa has publications in the Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado, Springer Nature, Wolters Kluwer, Bosch Mexico, Tirant Lo Blanch and in The Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, among which are the following:

Academic Studies

Lawyer, Escuela Libre de Derecho
LL.M. Corporate and Commercial Law, London School of Economics and Political Science
PhD Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


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Topics of Interest

  • Finance Law
  • Business Law
  • Insolvency Law

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