Affinitas to participate in Asobancaria’s 17th Congress on Financial Law
News | July 17, 2018
The financial services industry in Latin America is currently being disrupted by the application of innovations and new technologies, creating a whole range of questions and legal issues in the process. Affinitas is happy to announce that the four member firms of the alliance will be taking part in a high-level conference organized by Asobancaria, Colombia’s financial sector association, that will address these issues. The event will be held on 26-27 July in the city of Cartagena de Indias, and will offer a unique opportunity to present and discuss the latest innovations and regulatory trends that impact both the traditional financial services sector and the emerging “Fintech” sector in Colombia and Latin America.
Participating in this event allows Affinitas to share insights and experience with captains of industry, key policy makers and leading experts from the Fintech sector. The Alliance and its member firms will contribute by bringing new legal instruments and innovative applications to the forum, and by discussing global trends in financial technology.
Ricardo Fandiño, Partner at Gómez-Pinzón in Colombia; Nicolás Balmaceda, partner at Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Chile; Álvaro Del Valle, senior associate at Miranda & Amado in Peru and Ignacio Armida, Partner at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes in México, will participate in a panel entitled: “How can the financial sector prepare itself from a legal perspective to face the challenges of Fintechration”.
Since 2004 Affinitas has been a closely knitted team of top tier law firms in the countries of the Pacific Alliance. Barros & Errázuriz in Chile, Gómez-Pinzón in Colombia, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes in Mexico, and Miranda & Amado in Peru. Each firm is considered a true market leader in its respective jurisdiction. Affinitas offers clients seamless and integrated legal services delivered by outstanding independent firms that work as one.