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José Ocaña

Senior Associate | Avocat

CMS DeBacker Luxembourg
Rue Goethe 3
1637 Luxembourg
Languages Spanish, English, French, Italian

José is a Senior Associate specialised in capital markets transactions in the CMS Luxembourg Investment Funds team and a member of the CMS Luxembourg Digital Assets team. He advises clients on the structuring and issuance of listed and non-listed financial instruments such as equity securities, green or social bonds.

José intervenes in the set-up of regulated and unregulated securitisation vehicles and has experience in security tokenisation projects with Fintech companies and start-ups.

He is a fully qualified lawyer admitted to the Bars of Spain and Luxembourg.

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Memberships & Roles

- LuxCMA
- Spanish Chamber of Commerce

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  • 2016 - LLM in International Business Law, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain
  • 2015 - Bachelor in International Law, University of Granada, Spain 
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