Banking and Finance

The transformation of the global financial sector, spurred by the advent of fintech, is both changing how current operators provide services and paving the way for new operators to appear, in tandem with changing consumer habits and client expectations. This new environment raises many questions about the role innovation can play in supervisory tasks and in regulating the fintech universe as part of our financial system. All these issues were discussed in depth at an event organized by Garrigues and the IEAF-FEF, held at the firm’s offices.
On March 23, 2018, the European Council adopted the guidelines on the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom. The guidelines confirm that the economic relationship will be shaped by a free trade agreement. The guidelines also imply the rejection of the British proposal to replicate the single market for financial services.
The Latin American team was recognized by the legal community for its participation in the bond issue capitalized by Celeo Redes in the local and international markets. The transaction was named Latin American Refinancing Deal of the Year at the New York ceremony of the Latin American awards held by IJ Global, a specialist in the infrastructure and project finance sector.