Financial Regulation and Fintech

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Our Financial Regulation and Fintech practice provides legal and regulatory advice to all types of regulated entities in the financial sector (i.e. credit institutions, payment institutions, financial credit establishments, investment service companies, INGCs, fintechs), both nationally and internationally. The department also specialises in the Fintech sector, providing innovative services to new players entering the financial sector. 

The area has a team specialising in authorisation procedures with regulators (Bank of Spain, CNMV and DGS), regulation and compliance, advice on adapting new regulations, cross-border operations and structures, means of payment and electronic banking, and the Fintech and new technologies sector. 


  • Ongoing regulatory advice on the day-to-day running of entities
  • Constitution and restructuring of regulated entities and vehicles  
  • External advice to the compliance function of supervised institutions 
  • Legal reports and opinions  
  • Design and preparation of contracts and their negotiation 
  • Design and delivery of customized training courses



  • China Desk Newsletter | May 2024 | Publications | Employment Law and Social Security | Regulación Financiera y Fintech | Tax | Real Estate | Privacy, IT & Digital Business
    Andersen's China Desk team analyzes the most relevant judgments of May in financial regulation, data protection, tax, labour and real estate
  • Andersen advises Bullnet Gestión, SGEIC, S. A. on the launch of the new European venture capital fund | News | Corporate Law and M&A | Regulación Financiera y Fintech
    Miguel Prado, Partner in charge of the Financial Regulation & Fintech area, has led the advice on the transaction, together with María Cabanillas and Patricia Serna, Senior Associate and Associate, respectively, of the same department, and Mauricia Silva, Associate in the Corporate and M&A area
  • Andersen advises Grupo Impar on obtaining CNMV approval to launch new private equity firm | News | Corporate Law and M&A | Regulación Financiera y Fintech
    Miguel Prado, Partner in charge of Financial Regulation & Fintech together with Patricia Serna, Associate in the Corporate and M&A department, were responsible for the advice
  • European Corporate Insights | March 2022 | Publications | Banking and Finance | Corporate Law and M&A | Regulación Financiera y Fintech
    The fifth edition of the European Corporate Insights magazine is focused on the Banking and Finance Industry with the principal topic ‘SANDBOX in Europe’
  • The “sandbox” opens its first call for projects: All the keys to being chosen | News | Regulación Financiera y Fintech
    Miguel Prado explains in Confilegal that "for a pilot project to access the sandbox it must be, above all, innovative" and that "it must be a disruptive and/or novel model"
  • Financial Sector | RegTech | News | Regulación Financiera y Fintech
    Miguel Prado analyzes the RegTech concept with the Financial Sector Working Group of the Spanish Association of Compliance (ASCOM)

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