JUAN CARLOS OLLIVIER IS COUNSEL IN THE MEXICO CITY OFFICE WHERE HE SPECIALIZES IN CAPITAL MARKETS AND FINTECH.
Mr. Ollivier has worked for over 20 years in the financial sector, in both the public and private segment, specializing in the financial sector, including banking, capital markets, mutual funds, networks of means of disposal and the Fintech sector.
Mr. Ollivier´s experience in the private sector includes working as in-house lawyer for over 10 years at Scotiabank Inverlat Financial Group, advising business areas such as the Group´s treasury, global banking and markets and private banking, covering subjects like mutual funds, capital markets, fixed income, foreign exchange, listed derivatives, as well as corporate finance, structured securities, and warrants. Among the most important projects related with these topics, in which Mr. Ollivier was involved, were the implementation of the regulation issued by the Banking and Securities Commission (“CNBV”) related to investment advisory services, as well as the implementation of the financial reform within various areas of the Group.
During his work at Scotiabank, Mr. Ollivier was involved in various external committees such as the Legal Committee of the Mexican Association of Stock Institutions (AMIB), as well as member of internal committees including structured securities, normativity, and compliance (regulatory), and secretary of the Settlement Trusts ‘Committee.
In the public sector, Mr. Ollivier worked at the Institute for the Protection of Bank Savings, where he was involved in various bid and tender adjudicated asset processes. On 2015 he was appointed as General Counsel of Stock Affairs at the CNBV, where he was in charge of reviewing and authorizing securities issuance, mutual funds and stock regulations compliance. Among other important tasks, he was involved in the development and implementation of mutual funds´ regulation.
Between 2006 and 2008 Mr. Ollivier worked at the law firm Matheson Ormsby Prentice, Dublin, Ireland, where he was part of the team in charge of the instrumentation of programs for securities and structured notes issuance, through vehicles incorporated in Ireland.
Since his incorporation to the Firm, Mr. Ollivier has been a pillar in the development of the regulatory-financial practice, developing a high degree of experience in, among others, the Fintech sector, assisting clients in the implementation of disruptive business models in Mexico, as well as in obtaining various authorizations for the operation of financial institutions and other regulated entities.
Mr. Ollivier received his law degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana and obtained his postgraduate degree in Financial Law as well from the Universidad Iberoamericana.
He obtained a master’s degree in international business from Grenoble Graduate School of Business, Grenoble, France, as well as a diploma in applied finance law from the Law Society of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.