Hugo Moredo Santos

Hugo Moredo Santos joined VdA in 2001. Partner of the Banking & Finance practice area, Hugo provides legal advice in the context of takeovers and public offerings, as well as in respect of the issuance of securities and structured finance products, including securitisation and covered bonds, advising issuers, offerors, financial intermediaries or investors.

He also provides ongoing advice on regulatory matters in the areas of banking law and capital markets.

Hugo was the winner of the International Law Office (ILO) Clients Choice Awards 2012 for Capital Markets.

Law Degree, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Master in law at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law ("Transparência, OPA obrigatória e imputação de direitos de voto" - "Transparency, Mandatory Bid and Attribution of Voting Rights").

Member of the Board of the Securities Institute (Instituto dos Valores Mobiliários) of the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Lecturer in several post-graduate courses in the areas of securities law, banking law and corporate law organized by the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, in the professional master's degree in financial instruments law at the Law Faculty, University of Lisbon (2011-2012) and responsible for the module "Financial Law" in the post-graduate degree in financial analysis promoted by the College of Economics and Management Institute (Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão) (since 2013-2014).

Author of various books and articles namely:

  • "O sigilo bancário e a Administração Fiscal no contexto da reclamação graciosa e da impugnação judicial" (2007)
  • "A aquisição tendente ao domínio total de sociedades abertas" (2007)
  • "Ofertas concorrentes" (2008)
  • "SGPS: gestão de participações sociais como forma indirecta de exercício de actividades económicas"(2008)
  • "Conflitos de interesses na notação de risco" (2010)
  • "Transparência, OPA obrigatória e imputação de direitos de voto" (2011)
  • "Um governo para os fundos de investimento" (2011)
  • “2014: ano novo, vida nova para as SGPS?” (2014)

And Co-author of various books and articles namely:

  • "The Portuguese CMBS Markets - Mortgage-Covered Bonds: a brave new tool", Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securitisation Developments in the European Market (2006)
  • "Emissão de Dívida - um novo regime fiscal (in)exequível?" (2006)
  • "Reform heralds new era for mortgage bonds" (2006)
  • "Basel II, securitisation and prudential rules - a Portuguese perspective" (2007)
  • "Organização de obrigacionistas: algumas notas para reflexão sobre o representante comum" (2011)
  • "Código do Governo das Sociedades Anotado" (2012)
  • "Emissão de obrigações: antes, agora e depois" (2013)
  • “Comentário preliminar às alterações introduzidas no regime jurídico das obrigações” (2015)

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, Spanish.

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