Senior associate

Federico Lemos

Federico Lemos advises financial institutions and clients on capital markets, banking regulation and project financing

Federico Lemos has almost a decade of experience in the Banking and Finance area of FERRERE. He is a specialist in capital markets, banking regulation and project financing. His practice also covers complex matters of commercial and corporate law in general and agribusiness transactions.

He regularly advises some of the market’s most prominent financial institutions such as J.P. Morgan, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Scotiabank, Credit Agricole, Credit Suisse and EFG among others, as well as multilateral banks such as the Inter-American Development Bank and the Development Bank of Latin America.

In the capital markets field, he advised on the bulk of the local IPOs completed in recent years, either as a structuring advisor or counseling institutional investors, and even leading several of those transactions.

He collaborated with the Central Bank of Uruguay on the redesign of all the regulations applicable to financial institutions, insurance companies, pension funds and capital markets.

He has been recognized by prestigious international publications such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR for his outstanding performance in the area of Banking and Finance.

He is a professor of the financial investment graduate course at ORT University and was a professor of Contracts at the Law School of Universidad de Montevideo from 2014 to 2019. He has published several papers related to his practice area.

  • Attorney, Universidad de Montevideo, 2012.
  • LLM, New York University School of Law, 2017.

Rising Star

IFLR, 2020

Rising Star

Legal 500, 2020, Banking & Finance

Associate to Watch

Chambers / 2020 / Banking & Finance

FERRERE garners 5 awards for excellence in IFLR Americas Awards 2020

Firm of the year in Ecuador and Firm of the year in Uruguay are only two of the five awards FERRERE received from International Financial Law Review (IFLR), the prestigious specialized publication, in its IFLR Americas Awards 2020.


Extension and suspension of terms for reporting to the Central Bank of Uruguay

In light of the Health Emergency declared by the Executive Branch and the measures adopted to mitigate COVID-19 expansion, on March 23 the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) issued Communication No. 2020/043, resolving.


Uruguay: COVID-19 measures by Central Bank and Ministry of Economy and Finance

In recent hours the Central Bank of Uruguay and the Ministry of Economy and Finance announced a package of measures to ensure liquidity and preserve the chain of payments in the local economy. 


Uruguay: Central Bank Communication on Health Emergency

The Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) recently issued a new Communication (2020/038) in connection with the Health Emergency declared by the Executive Branch on March 13, as a consequence of appearance of the coronavirus (COVID-19). 


FERRERE advises municipality of Montevideo

FERRERE Uruguay advised the municipality of Montevideo on a structured financing transaction that raised USD 18 million to fund transport infrastructure, including a fleet of electric buses.

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