Juana Pulgar Ezquerra

Juana Pulgar is Professor of Commercial Law at Complutense University of Madrid and Academic Counsel at Latham & Watkins (Madrid Office). Director of the Commercial Law Department at Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). Juana specialises in Commercial Law and, in particular, in Corporate, Restructuring and Insolvency Law. She was a member of the special section set up within the Comisión General de Codificación to reform the Spanish Insolvency Act and a permanent member of the Spanish Legislative Commission Ministery of Justice. She is also member of the Insolvency Task Force World Bank, Insol Academics Group and also International Bar Association (Business Law Section). She runs the prestigious Revista de Derecho concursal y paraconcursal published by La Ley Wolters Kluwer since 2004 and is author of numerous publications on Insolvency Law. Her scholarship includes two of the most relevant treatises on corporate insolvency law published in Spain: "La declaración del concurso de acreedores" (La Ley, 2009) and "Preconcursalidad y reestructuración empresarial" (La Ley, 2016). She has been a guest speaker in many countries and institutions, including the United States (Harvard University, San Francisco), Europe (Roma University, Modena, Nottingham Trent University) and Latin American and Caribbean (Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico).