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Ignacio Santillán Fraile

WHO

Ignacio Santillán Fraile

POSITION

Professor IE Law School

AREA

Comparative Private and Business Law

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Since 2005, Ignacio is the CEO of the Spanish Investors Compensation Scheme (FOGAIN). Before, he was the head of legal and vice secretary of FOGAIN (from 2003 to 2005). He previously worked for Linklaters as a managing associate and head of the financial markets group (from 2000 to 2003). He was Head of legal services and Vice Secretary to the

Board of the Spanish clearing and settlement system for equity securities Servicio de Compensación y Liquidación, S.A. (SCLV) (from 1996 to 2000). Secretary to the Board and Board member of Espaclear, the Spanish clearing and settlement system for fixed income securities. Before that, he was a legal advisor of the Spanish Stock Exchange Commission (CNMV) (from 1990 to 1996) nd internal auditor at the insurance group La Equitativa.
Ignacio has been member of several international Work Groups, and speaker at many national and international conferences.

Ignacio has been recommended by Chambers as ""leading practitioner"" (in 2001 and 2002).
He is a Member of the CNMV's Consulting Committee (from 2006 to present). Ignacio has been a Member of the Market Participant Consultative Panel (CESR, Paris 2007-2010) and the Consultative Working Group for Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee (ESMA, Paris from 2010 to 2012). Ignacio’s career focuses on financial markets’ regulations and transactions, in particular, securities’ markets.

Academic background:

  • Executive Course on Lobby and Advocacy, Representation of interests, IE Business School (2013).
  • Graduate in Law, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1988).

Publications:

  • “Mercado Integrado de Servicios Financieros Minoristas. Green Paper sobre Retail Financial Services”. Published by Fundación de Estudios Financieros. Madrid, 2016.
  • “Nuevas medidas en la regulación europea en materia de protección de inversores y abuso de mercado.” Published by Fundación de Estudios Financieros. Madrid, 2014.
  • “Fondos de garantía de inversores. La experiencia del Fogain en España”. Estudio sobre La protección del inversor en Iberoamérica, published by Instituto Iberoamericano del Mercado de Valores. Madrid 2013.
  • “La regulación financiera y el crecimiento económico.” Junto con Ramiro Martínez Pardo. España: Crecer en la nueva economía global. Published by Fundación de Estudios Financieros. Madrid, 2013.
  • “Seguimiento del proceso de reforma del sistema de post trading español” Published by Fundación de Estudios Financieros. Madrid, 2013.