Michael Huertas, Partner, PwC
Dr. Michael Huertas is Partner, and Head of Financial Institutions Regulatory Europe at PwC and FS Legal Leader Europe. Michael leads our Eurozone Hub and the wider Eurozone Group of multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictionally qualified and multi-lingual professionals who help our clients navigate and realize the opportunities in the EU – and notably the Eurozone’s regulatory, supervisory and monetary policy framework. Michael specifically advises on the Eurozone's Banking Union, the European Central Bank’s monetary policy activity and the EU’s Capital Markets Union workstreams, the EU’s Benchmarks Regulation reforms along with the regulatory and supervisory priorities of the European Supervisory Authorities.
His structured finance practice focuses on derivatives, securities financing transactions and securitizations. Dr. Huertas also has experience advising on conduct of business and governance arrangements (in particular, the managing of NPLs and non-performing assets) and financial market infrastructure, collateral and custody arrangements.
Michael is a member of 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) at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main as well as on EU consolidated supervision at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.