Mario Oscar Kenny was born in Lomas de Zamora, Argentina in 1956 and admitted in 1978. He was educated at the Buenos Aires University Law School. He is the author of Obligaciones Negociables (Abeledo Perrot, second edition, 1996) and Securitisation and Financial Trust (Errepar, 2001; second edition, 2005). He is a professor of capital markets at Buenos Aires University, Austral University, the Argentine Catholic University, the National University of Rosario and San Andrés University. He has been a counsellor of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange since 1987 and is a former legal adviser to the National Securities Commission. His practice areas are banking, capital markets, business and corporate law.