With more than 10,000 hours of experience in corporate transactions, Federico De Noriega Olea is widely recognised for his deep experience in the financial sector. As a partner in the Mexico City office, he advises clients on financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and data privacy issues, including data processing, data transfers and security breaches. His approach combines a robust knowledge of the legal issues with practical solutions and risk-mitigation strategies. Federico is also widely recognised for his work with entrepreneurs and in financing innovative new ventures and start-ups, an area he has focused on extensively since 2008. Federico was a foreign associate at a global law firm’s New York office in 2007 and 2008, after which he rejoined Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (BSTL) (now Hogan Lovells). He was awarded academic excellence by the Universidad Iberoamericana for scoring the highest GPA of his graduating class. He received a master of laws degree from Harvard Law School.