Emiliano Silva

Emiliano Silva is Of Counsel at the firm. He was previously a partner in the Finance and Compliance practice of the firm Nicholson y Cano in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He has extensive experience in compliance and ethics, anti-money laundering legislation and financial regulations.

He advises on identifying regulatory risk and drawing up risk maps, implementing compliance programmes, anti-corruption policies and protocols, and anti-money laundering and terrorist financing policies. He has led and pursued internal investigations, monitoring and adapting internal policies in different jurisdictions. He is also skilled in the compliance area.

He works on financial operations and issuing structures negotiable securities and financial trusts. He has been involved in project finance for infrastructure investment, syndicated loans, foreign trade financing and leasing.

Educational Background
  • Lawyer, Law and Social Sciences Department, Universidad de Tucumán, Argentina
  • Clerk, Law and Social Sciences Department, Universidad de Tucumán, Argentina
  • LL.M, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, USA
  • LL.M. in Banking and Financial Law, Boston University, School of Law, Boston, USA
  • Certification in Ethics and Compliance (AAEC – IFCA), Universidad del CEMA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Certification in Financial Markets and Risk Management Compliance, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA
  • Compliance Certification (CESCOM), Asociación Española de Compliance (ASCOM), Madrid
Professional Memberships
  • Federal Capital Bar Association (Buenos Aires)
  • Member of the Banking Bar Association of the Argentine Republic
  • Asociación Argentina de Ética y Compliance (AAEC)
  • Asociación Española de Compliance (ASCOM)
  • International Bar Association

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  • Honorary Diploma – Thesis Director “La Responsabilidad Penal Sucesiva de las Personas Jurídicas. Un Análisis del Escenario Local y Global”. Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina