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Francisco Uría

Madrid, Spain Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation
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Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation - Spain

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Interviewees say that Francisco Uría "provides pragmatic solutions and tries to interpret the law in a practical way," noting: "When necessary he is able to contact the regulators to get some feedback or clarifications so that he can provide a final opinion to clients." In addition to his work on individual regulatory mandates for insurers and banks, Uría serves as head of KPMG's EMEA financial services team.
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Head Partner of financial services at KPMG EMA & Senior Partner in KPMG Abogados.

Francisco has extensive experience on financial regulation, particularly in those areas related to the banking sector. He has participated in the Task Force for the OCDE regarding Corporate Governance (1999), in the Fiscal Compliance Expert Group (FISCO) of the European Commission and, currently belongs to the Expert Group formed by the European Commission named "CESAME 2 Sub-Group on Fiscal Issues

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Francisco joined KPMG in 2010. Before, acting as a State lawyer he worked in the Spanish “Agencia Estatal de Administración Tributaria” and Secretary of State of Economy, amongst other positions.). Still in the Spanish Government he was appointed Technical General Secretary of the Ministry of Public Works (Fomento) in 1999, the Ministry of Finance and Finally Sub Secretary (Subsecretario) of the Finance Ministry. He left the active public service in 2004 to join the Spanish Banking Association as Deputy Secretary General and Chief of the Legal Department.

Phd in Law from the Complutense University. Bachelor’s degree in Law from Alicante University. State Lawyer (currently on leave of absence). Member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Professor at College of Financial Studies, CUNEF (Complutense University)

Languages: Spanish, English

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