FERRERE

Senior associate

Juan Francisco Simone

He professional practice focuses on legal support for financial and corporate transactions, financial regulation and insurance law.

Juan Francisco is an associate at FERRERE Ecuador and a member of the Banking and Finance, Corporate and Insurance teams. His professional practice focuses on legal support for financial and corporate transactions, financial regulation and insurance law. In the financial regulation area he has broad experience advising financial industry entities on obtaining authorization and on compliance.

Before joining FERRERE Juan Francisco worked at a pension and trust funds administrator and at the Superintendency of Banks of Ecuador, where he held the position of Director of Legal Procedures and Deputy Secretary General. At that office he was in charge of approval of various major applications, such us the consolidation of two important local banks. Subsequently, he represented various financial and fintech companies in complex regulatory matters and a variety of transactions.

In addition to his professional practice, Juan Francisco collaborates with different publications on subjects related to financial law, financial regulations, securities market and new financial trends.

 

 

  • Attorney, Pontifica Universidad Católica (Ecuador), 2012.
  • Master of Laws (LLM) with specialization in Banking Law and Financial Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2016.
09/03/2020
Ecuador

FERRERE advised Banco del Pacífico on first international securitization of direct payment rights in Ecuador

FERRERE acted as Ecuadorean counsel to Banco del Pacifico (Ecuador’s second largest bank) in connection with a cross-border securitization of direct payment rights arising from foreign remittances, to be underwritten by Goldman Sachs, though a Cayman Islands special purpose vehicle.

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