GA_P hires DGSFP´s deputy director as of counsel

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has hired Francisco Carrasco, DGSFP´s deputy director of Regulation and International Relations as of counsel

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has appointed Francisco Carrasco (pictured), deputy director-general of Regulation and International Relations of the Directorate General of Insurance and Pension Funds, as of counsel to coordinate the Insurance and Pensions team.

Since 2016, when he took up the position, Francisco has promoted the regulation of different aspects related to the application of Solvency II, the transposition of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) or pensions (IORP II), among others. In the international field, he has carried out multiple tasks, such as those related to Solvency II and its different revisions, or the recent modification of the automobile directive, having been a member of different Committees of EIOPA, the European Commission, the Council or the IAIS. He has also played an active role in projects in different countries for the modernisation of their insurance regulations.

Francisco holds a degree in Law and Economics and Business Studies from ICADE, a degree in Actuarial and Financial Sciences from the Universidad Complutense, a degree in Auditing and an MBA from the EOI.

After twenty years at the regulatory body, Francisco joins Gómez-Acebo & Pombo to strengthen the Insurance and Pensions team. Miguel Lamo de Espinosa (pictured left), partner coordinating the area, highlights: “We are committed to recruiting the best in each area and, without a doubt, Francisco will be an extraordinary support to the needs of our clients in the Insurance and Pensions sector.”

“I am very much looking forward to starting this project and guiding our clients in insurance and pensions. I have been very involved in the drafting of legislation at Spanish and European level, so I aspire to provide the best of services,” Francisco said.


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