Daniel Leiva

Consortium appoints new director of Fintech and Cryptoassets

Consortium Legal has announced the appointment of Daniel Leiva (pictured) as the new head of the Fintech and Crypto Assets practice in its El Salvador office.

Daniel joined the firm as an associate in 2020, and will continue to develop under the Firm’s Career Plan, focused on leading the Fintech and cryptoassets area. Prior to joining the firm, he served as in-house counsel at the largest commercial bank in El Salvador, actively participating in the redesign of processes, services and financial products focused on the digital transformation of the institution. He holds a Law Degree from Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado and a Master in Digital Law and New Technologies from Universidad de Salamanca.

Likewise, he is passionate about new technologies and their implementation in the legal field, and has been involved in Legal Design initiatives for the redesign and creation of financial products from a vision focused on and for clients and their needs. He has participated in technical roundtables on new financial sector regulations and data protection legislation, providing input in their drafting. In this line, he has focused his professional development by receiving training in consumer law, LegalTech (Regtech and Fintech), innovative financial instruments and redesign of financial products.

L Giselle Estrada