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Manuel Vargas

lawyer , copper company executive

Manuel Vargas, Chilean copper company executive, lawyer. award 1948), La Sociedad Anónima, 1964, El Contrato de Seguro, 1980, La Letra de Cambio, 1982, 1988, Obligación Civil y Obligación Tributaria, 1987; award 1948), American Society International Law, World Peace Through Law. Member Chilean Bar Association (recipient José Clemente Fabrés award 1948), American Society International Law, World Peace Through Law.; Club: Union (Santiago).

Background

Vargas, Manuel was born on November 23, 1924 in Antofagasta, Chile. Son of Manuel Vargas-Acuna and Antonieta (Vargas) Riveros.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors, Liceo de Antofagasta (Chile), 1941. Master of Laws with honors, Universidad Chile, Santiago, 1946. M.C.L. cum laude, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1959.

Career

Bar: Chile, 1951. Attorney, Andes Copper Mining Company, Potrerillos, Chile, 1953-1961. Attorney Chile Exploration Company, Santiago, 1961-1972, assistant vice president, 1971-1973. Senior attorney The Anaconda Company, Santiago, 1973-1981.

Vice president Arco Petróleos Chile S.A., Santiago, since 1977, Anaconda Chile S.A., Santiago, 1979-1981. Senior attorney Atlantic Richfield Company, Santiago, 1981-1983, consultant, since 1983. Professor commercial law Catholic University, Santiago, since 1986.

Director Banco O'Higgins, Santiago, since 1982.

Works

  • Author: La Acción Pauliana Consursal, 1948 (recipient Ocampo award 1948), La Sociedad Anónima, 1964, El Contrato de Seguro, 1980, La Letra de Cambio, 1982, 1988, Obligación Civil y Obligación Tributaria, 1987.

Membership

Member Chilean Bar Association (recipient José Clemente Fabrés award 1948), American Society International Law, World Peace Through Law. Club: Union (Santiago).

Connections

Married Elena Mendez, February 14, 1953.

father:
Manuel Vargas-Acuna Riveros

mother:
Antonieta (Vargas) Riveros

spouse:
Elena Mendez