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Diego Lasagna

Diego Lasagna



  • Banking and Finance

WSG Practice Industries




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).


  • 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).


Law No. 21,236 on Financial Portability is Published in the Diario Oficial
Carey, June 2020

On June 3, 2020, the President of the Republic enacted the law that governs the financial portability, which was published in the Diario Oficial today, June 9, 2020 (the “Law”), whose main provisions can be summarized as follows: I. Scope The Law sets an inalienable right to the financial portability for the “Clients”, i.e...

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 "Banking Regulation in Chile: Overview", Practical Law Country Q&A, Thomson Reuters (2020).
  • Co-author of the chapters on the regulators of the Chilean financial sector: the Financial Market Commission, Superintendency of Pensions and Central Bank, published in Latin Lawyer Regulators (2020).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Global Legal Insights - Banking Regulation, Global Legal Group (2020).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in ICLG - Lending & Secured Finance, Global Legal Group (2020).
  • 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).

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