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Carey

Diego Lasagna

Diego Lasagna

Associate

Expertise

  • Banking and Finance

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Carey
Chile

Profile

His practice is focused mainly on commercial, corporate, banking and financial law, advice to local and foreign banks and financial institutions, and on local and foreign project financing.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2013).

Education

  • Law, Universidad de Concepción (Summa Cum Laude).
Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Corporate Governance Attorney, Banco Itaú CorpBanca (2016)
  • Chief Attorney, Banco Itaú Chile (2015-2016).

Articles

Law No 20,950 – Authorizes the Issuance and Operation of Pre-Funded Payment Methods by Non-Banking Entities
Carey, November 2016

Law No 20,590 (the “Law”), that authorizes the issuance and operation of pre-funded payment methods or any other similar system (the “Prepaid Cards”), by non-banking entities, when these systems involve that the issuer or the operator regularly engages in monetary obligations with the general public or to specific sectors or groups thereof, was published and came in force on October 29, 2016...

Supreme Court Confirms That There is Freedom to Determine Interest Rate in Money Lending Operations Agreed and Payable in Foreign Currency
Carey, September 2016

Origin of the case On March 13, 2014, Banco International filed a collection lawsuit (demanda ejecutiva) against Agrícola Santa Fe Limitada, for the non-payment of a loan in dollars, payable in said currency and documented in a promissory note...

Additional Articles

  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Global Legal Insights – Banking and Finance, Global Legal Group (2020).
  • Co-author of the article «Regulatory Overview of Fintechs in Chile» in the book «Fintech: Legal Aspects», Cetys, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina (2019).

Blogs

Constituent Process in Chile
Carey 

On November 15, 2019, against the backdrop of social demonstrations that had been taking place during the previous weeks, a social and political milestone occurred: the majority of the political forces represented in the Chilean National Congress reached a broad consensus. They agreed that in April...

Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)
Carey 

The objective of the "Learning to Lead" program is to support young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional career and aquire/enhance leadership skills, both professionally and personally. The program is part of the Women in the Profession (WIP) project of the Cyrus R. Vance...

Legal Microsite COVID-19
Carey 

Aware of the great challenges that our clients, are and will continue to face, in Chile and in the world, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have prepared a microsite that aims to answer what we believe are currently the main legal questions. The answers contained in this microsite are, by nature,...

Pro Bono
Carey 

Pro bono work is essential in Carey's legal practice. We believe that our lawyers may make a possitive impact in society, collaborating in socially important cases where free legal support is required. This microsite summarizes our pro bono work and our commitment to public service.

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