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Luis Acuña

Partner since 2005 ––– Madrid
Member no. 56780 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • M&A

  • Banking and Finance

  • Capital Markets

Languages
  • English

  • Portuguese

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Profile

Luis Acuña joined Uría Menéndez in 1995 and became a partner in 2005.

Between January and July 1999, Luis was seconded to the London office of Slaughter and May. From July 2005 to June 2007, Luis was in charge of the New York office of Uría Menéndez, and from June 2007 to December 2016 he was head of the São Paulo office.

Luis focuses his practice on M&A, financial, commercial and banking law. He advises banks and building societies on the development of financial instruments, such as preference shares, subordinated debt and convertible or exchangeable bonds. In São Paulo, he worked with our associated and collaborating firms to assist clients with their investments in Latin America.

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Education

  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE E-3, Madrid, 1995
  • Economics Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE E-3, Madrid, 1996
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

  • Lecturer in the Master’s Degree in International Business Law at the Universidad San Pablo CEU (2002-2003).
  • Lecturer in the Master’s Degree in Financial Markets Law at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (2002).
  • Lecturer in the Master’s Degree in Business Law at the Fundación Carolina (2002-2004).
  • Assistant lecturer at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE E-3, Madrid (1998-2000).
  • Assistant lecturer at the Universidad San Pablo CEU (2001-2003).

Recent publications

  • Luis Acuña, Rafael d´Avila Dutra. In Buen gobierno de las fundaciones. Santiago Martínez Garrido (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley, 2015

  • Luis Acuña, Gustavo Junqueira. In Revista Española de Capital Riesgo, n.º 3, 2011

  • Las emisiones de valores de deuda en los Estados Unidos

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    Luis Acuña, Víctor Manuel Martín Samaniego. In Actualidad Jurídica Uría Menéndez, n.º 15, 2006