María Victoria Funes is a partner in the Financial Services and Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions departments. She joined our firm in 2004.
Her practice focuses on all aspects of corporate finance, comprising capital markets transactions (including advising issuers and underwriters on debt and equity securities in the local and international markets), banking transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She also has wide experience providing advice on securities, banking and foreign exchange rules and on matters relating to anti money-laundering and terrorist financing regimes.
She also specializes in FinTech regulations. During 2020 and 2021, she has adopted an active role in providing innovative advice on this field, including design and developing of e-payment platforms, peer to peer credit platforms and cryptocurrencies and security tokens regulations. She is a frequent speaker in different events concerning FinTech and foreign exchange regulations.
She is a professor of the Department of Economic and Business Law at Universidad de Buenos Aires and author of various publications focused on banking, financial and corporate law and foreign exchange and anti-money laundering regulations.
She is a member of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires and of the Committee of Banking Lawyers of Argentina.
As a specialist in financial and capital markets law, she has been recognized by publications such as Chambers & Partners on several occasions.
Education and training
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Law, cum laude, 2004
Masters in Business Law, 2008
Chambers & Partners Global
Associates to watch, Banking and Finance.
Chambers & Partners Latin America
Associates to watch, Banking and Finance (2018)
Banking & Finance (Band 4), 2023
Highly regarded - Banking and Capital markets (2023)
Women Leaders 2021 - Leading female lawyer
Next generation partner
Lecturer of the Department of Economic and Business Law at Universidad de Buenos Aires and author of various publications.
PERFORMANCE IN PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Member of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires and of the Committee of Banking Lawyers of Argentina.