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Fernando Zunzunegui

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Practice Areas

Fernando Zunzunegui is an independent lawyer and consultant, specialized in Financial Law and Regulated Sectors(environment). He is the Founding Partner of Zunzunegui Abogados, one of the most prestigious independent law firms in the Iberian market, mainly focused in financial regulation and banking law, including FintTech, Sustainable Finance, litigation, dispute resolution, bankruptcy and regulatory compliance and counseling. He is also insolvency administrator, arbitrator, Member of the Advisory Committee of FECIF, EFPA’s financial regulation advisor and Member of Finsalud Foundation’s Board.

Career

Mr. Zunzunegui has more than 25 years’ experience in regulatory and financial counselling to financial institutions, government entities and investors (e.g.Ombudsman of Spain, Word Bank and Inter-American Development Bank).He has been Member of the European Commission Financial Services Expert Group FIN-USE (Brussels,2004-2010),becoming Chairman in 2008-2009. Head of the Legal Advice Department of IBERCLEAR, the Spanish Central Securities Depository (1992-1996).Zunzunegui holds a cum laude PhD in Banking Law (1981) and is currently Associate Professor of Banking and Securities Law and Corporate Governance Law at Universidad Carlos III of Madrid since-1992.

Professional Memberships

Madrid Bar Association.

Publications

Zunzunegui is Author of the study ‘Mortgage Credit’ comissioned by European Parliament and of reference books for professionals and students. Editor and Director of Financial Market Law Journal (http://www.rdmf.es/).