Nydia Remolina

Nydia Remolina is Senior Advisor for Innovation, Regulation and Digital Transformation at Grupo Bancolombia and Lecturer in International Financial Regulation at Javerina University. She holds a BA in Law and a Master’s degree in Capital Markets from Javeriana University, as well as Master of the Science of Law (JSM) from Stanford University. She was a foreign associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (New York office) where she focuses her practice on M&A, project finance, securities law, private equity, banking regulation and fintech. Nydia is also a member of the international academic board of the Foundation for the study of financial innovation and the digital economy (FIFED). She started her career as a prosecutor at the self-regulatory authority of the Colombian securities markets. She then worked as associate lawyer at the law firm DLA Piper Martinez Neira, where she focused her practice on financial regulation, arbitration, corporate and securities law. Then, she joined Grupo Bancolombia, initially as an house-lawyer for the derivatives and securties department, and then as one of the leaders of the team for regulatory affairs. Her main areas of work and research include capital markets, banking regulation, fintech, regtech and legaltech. She has been an instructor for the Global Certificate Program for Securities Regulators jointly organized by Harvard Law School and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), and shas taught or delivered lectures on financial regulation and fintech at several institutions in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, including the International Monetary Fund, the International Organization of Securities Commissions, Cambridge University, Tsinghua University, FIDE, Centro de Estudios Garrigues, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, and various banking and securities regulators.