Juan Carlos Ollivier is Counsel in the Mexico City office where he specalizes in Capital Markets.
Mr. Ollivier has worked for over 17 years in the financial sector, in both the public and private segment, specializing in banking and particularly in the stock market 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 of mutual funds´ regulation as well as their transformation from investment companies to mutual funds.
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.
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 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.