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Bernardo López Smith

Bernardo López Smith focuses his practice on general corporate and securities matters, including international mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, commercial loans and securities offerings. He has prior experience in administrative and intellectual property litigation, having represented renowned international companies.


  • Banking & Financial
  • Venture capital & accelerators
  • Financial regulatory and compliance
  • Domestic and foreign transactions



  • Advised IGNIA Partners and Dalus Capital as lead co-investors, as well as other investors, in an investment agreement for the company UnDosTres, a Mexican FinTech company with an online digital payment platform.
  • Advised a U.S. company on the negotiation of six Pledge Agreements in Mexico as debtors.
  • Experience advising companies in patent and trademark claims before the Mexican Intellectual Property Institute.


  • LL.M., Universidad Europea de Madrid, 2019
  • Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 2018
  • Mexico
  • Spanish, Native
  • English, Fluent