Diego Lasagna


+56 2 2928 2216

His practice is focused mainly on commercial, corporate, banking and financial law, advice to local and foreign banks and financial institutions, and on local and foreign project financing.


  • Codelco on the issuance and sale of securities for USD2 billion, under regulation 144A/Reg S, divided in a USD1.3 billion tranche with 5,95% interest rate and maturity in 2034, and a USD700 million tranche with 6.3% interest rate and maturity in 2053, which included the participation of BNP Paribas Securities Corp, Citigroup Global Markets, J.P. Morgan Securities, Santander US Capital Markets, and Scotia Capital (USA), as initial purchasers.
  • Asociación de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras (ABIF) on the negotiation and execution of a license and services agreement, entered into by and between with Global Rate Set Systems by means of which the latter has become licensor, manager and provider of calculation services regarding the benchmarks currently published by ABIF: TAB Nominal, TAB UF, TADO, ICP and ICP Real.
  • CCAF Los Héroes on the registration of Sociedad Emisora de Tarjetas de Pago Los Héroes, the first non-banking prepaid card issuer company authorized to conduct business in Chile, before the Financial Market Commission (CMF), in accordance with the provisions set forth in Law 20,950.
  • Banco de Crédito e Inversiones on a commercial alliance with EVO Payments, a US company linked to the payment methods business, for the creation of a joint venture to launch a new payment system in Chile, and on the authorization process of the operation before the Financial Market Commission.
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, ING Capital, MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Instituto de Crédito Oficial E.P.E. on USD217 million loan, granted to Ibereólica Cabo Leones II, to refinance the construction of a 235 MW wind farm located in the Atacama Region, Chile, and the issuance of performance bonds or insurance policies related to the project. Also, on a USD103.2 million loan, granted to GPG Solar Chile 2017 to refinance the construction of a 101 MWp PV solar plant located in the Antofagasta Region, Chile, and the issuance of performance bonds or insurance policies related to the project.
  • Inter-American Development Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, International Finance Corporation, Itaú Corpbanca and its New York branch, Banco de Crédito e Inversiones, Banco del Estado de Chile, DNB Bank ASA and KfW-IPEX Bank GmbH, as part of the senior lender group, on the second financial restructuring of the 531MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile, which involved the renegotiation and amendment of the terms and conditions of the current financing of the project, estimated at more than USD3 billion.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) on a financing granted to Edgeconnex Chile, for the construction and set up of a data center located in the Metropolitan Region, to be operated by Microsoft and Oracle.
  • Banco Internacional on a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of a 51% of Autofin, in order to develop Autofin's automotive financial business.


  • Recognized in Banking and Finance, Best Lawyers.


  • International Attorney, Milbank, New York, USA (2022-2023).
  • Professor of the course "Financing Mechanisms for Construction Projects" of the Degree in Construction Law, Universidad de los Andes (2022-2023).
  • Corporate Governance Attorney, Banco Itaú CorpBanca (2016).
  • Chief Attorney, Banco Itaú Chile (2015-2016).


  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Global Legal Insights - Banking Regulation, Global Legal Group (2020 and 2021).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in ICLG - Lending & Secured Finance, Global Legal Group (2020-2021).
  • Co-author of Banking Regulation in Chile, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters (2020, 2021, 2024).
  • Co-author of the chapters on the regulators of the Chilean financial sector: the Financial Market Commission, Superintendency of Pensions and Central Bank, Latin Lawyer Regulators (2020-2021).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Global Legal Insights - Banking and Finance, Global Legal Group (2020).
  • Co-author of the article "Regulatory Overview of Fintechs in Chile" in the book "Fintech: Legal Aspects", Cetys, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina (2019).


  • Law, Universidad de Concepción (Summa Cum Laude).
  • LL.M., Banking Law and Financial Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (2022).


  • Chile (2013).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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