EY Law Peru adds corporate, capital markets associate partner

EY Law Peru has announced the incorporation of Mercedes Fernández-Moscol as its new associate partner, in a move that grows and consolidates its corporate and capital markets practice.

Posted Tuesday, April 6th 2021
EY Law Peru adds corporate, capital markets associate partner

Mercedes holds a law degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and an LLM from Columbia University School of Law in the US.

Before joining EY Law, Mercedes was a Partner at Muñiz Abogados. Prior to that, she was a Foreign Associate at Proskauer Rose LLP (New York, USA) and a Legal Assistant at the Superintendencia del Mercado de Valores.

She has taken courses such as principles of corporate finance at ESAN University, wealth management at the School of Economics and Finance of the Complutense University of Madrid, and has a diploma in foundations of American law from Georgetown University Law School.

She is a member of the Lima Bar Association and professor of the Securities Market Workshop and a member of the board of directors of the master’s degree course in banking and finance of the PUCP.

She has more than 23 years of experience providing legal and regulatory advice, focusing on domestic and international financings, securities market transactions, project financings and incorporation processes of brokerage agents, fund managers and securitization companies.

In addition, she has worked as a consultant for issuers and structuring entities in public and private offerings and asset securitization processes, and has led due diligence processes, drafted and negotiated financing and guarantee agreements and prospectuses.

“With her incorporation, EY Law expects to continue with the leadership and achievements achieved by providing specialized legal services to its clients, in addition to contributing to the work of building a better world,” the firm said in a statement.

EY is a leading firm in audit, tax, strategy, transactions and consulting services and has a global presence. In addition to Peru, the firm’s Latin America presence includes Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela, as well as in the Caribbean, with offices in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago, among others.