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Michael Huertas LL.M., MBA

Counsel
Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Wirtschaftsprüfern und Steuerberatern mbB

Biography

Michael Huertas is a counsel in the Banking & Finance practice of Baker McKenzie's Frankfurt office, focusing on helping clients navigate and realize the opportunities in the EU regulatory and supervisory framework. He specifically advises on the Eurozone's Banking Union, the European Central Bank's monetary policy activity and the EU's Capital Markets Union project, along with the regulatory and supervisory work streams of the European Supervisory Authorities. He has been elected to the steering assembly of the provident fund of lawyers in Hessen (Versorgungswerk der Rechtsanwälte im Lande Hessen), and lectures on derivatives and structured finance at the ILF (Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main).

Practice Focus

Michael advises national and international financial institutions, alternative investment funds and non-financial corporates on EU and Eurozone-specific regulatory and supervisory developments. His structured finance practice focuses on derivatives, securities financing transactions and securitizations. Michael also advises more generally on conduct of business and governance arrangements (in particular, managing non-performing assets) and financial market infrastructure, collateral and custody arrangements.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society England & Wales - Member
  • Law Society of Ireland - Member
  • Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main - Member
  • British Chamber of Commerce in Germany - Member
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Germany - Member

Admissions

  • Registered European Lawyer (Frankfurt) (2013)
  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2011)
  • Ireland (2011)

Education

  • University of London (MBA Banking) (2012)
  • Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, UK (UAE Securities Regulation) (2011)
  • Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, UK (Islamic Finance qualification) (2008)
  • BPP Law School, London (LLM) (2008)
  • BPP Law School, London (LPC) (2008)
  • BPP Law School, London (GDL) (2007)
  • European Business School - Regents University London (BA (Hons) International Business with Law and French) (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German