Leticia Fernández

Senior Associate
Madrid
(+34) 91 576 19 00
Capital Markets

Experience

Senior Associate in the Finance and Capital Markets area, she joined the Firm in 2007.

Leticia has extensive experience in regulatory matters, advising numerous regulated entities (credit institutions, investment firms, venture capital firms and their management companies, etc.) in incorporation processes, significant amendments to their incorporation instruments and activity, transformations, mergers and crossborder activity, among other aspects. She has also advised financial institutions on adapting their procedures to MiFID and MiFID II, as well as in matters of Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. In addition, she regularly advises listed and unlisted companies on corporate governance and conduct of business rules, as well as on regulation on transparency and market abuse.

She has participated in and advised on integration processes of savings banks through the establishment of an Institutional Protection Scheme, as well as on the subsequent segregation processes (both corporate and regulatory aspects before the Bank of Spain, the Spanish Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the DirectorateGeneral of Insurance and the Executive Service for the prevention of Money Laundering), as well as in merger and division processes and dissolution and liquidation of entities.

Leticia forms part of the operations team for securitisations, having extensive experience in establishing securitisation funds, as well as in proceedings for amending their conditions. She has also participated in advisory processes for credit institutions relating to the mortgage market and possible issues of financial instruments (collateralised mortgage bonds, etc.), advising and participating in issues and assignments of these financial instruments.

Before joining the Firm, she worked for two years as an in-house lawyer for CXG Corporación Caixagalilcia. 

Education

  • Master's Degree in Legal Advice (LL.M.) Instituto de Empresa (Madrid), 2005.
  • Legal Practice. Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid (ICADE), 2004.
  • Degree in Law (Corporate Legal Adviser) from Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid, 2003.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Sciences.

 

Affiliations

Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid).

 

Languages

English, Galician