Natalie Neto

Natalie Neto

Partner

T +1 441 242 1533
M +1 441 525 1533
E natalie.neto@walkersglobal.com

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Natalie is a partner in the corporate and finance practice at Walkers Bermuda*.

Natalie advises on a wide range of Bermuda-based and international corporate and regulatory matters with significant transactional experience advising on M&A transactions for public and private companies, including takeovers, tender offers and squeeze outs, amalgamations, mergers, and schemes of arrangement.

Natalie also advises on private equity investments, debt and equity capital markets transactions, banking and finance matters and has a wide depth of knowledge with respect to complex restructuring projects involving Bermuda companies, LLCs and partnerships, including redomiciliations.

Natalie also advises companies and directors in respect of corporate governance and regulatory matters, including directors' fiduciary duties and responsibilities.

Natalie advises FinTech clients and investors with respect to Bermuda's evolving ICO legislation and blockchain and digital asset framework, including the establishment, licensing and ongoing compliance obligations of digital asset businesses.

 

*Walkers works in exclusive association with Kevin Taylor, trading as 'Walkers Bermuda', a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law. The title of 'partner' is used to refer to a consultant or employee of Walkers Bermuda with equivalent standing and qualifications to a partner of Walkers.

Natalie has practised law in Bermuda since 2006 and was the head of the corporate department of another offshore law firm in Bermuda before joining Taylors in 2018. Prior to relocating to Bermuda, Natalie worked in the private equity and M&A group of DLA Piper in the UK from 1999 to 2006.

Admitted in:
Bermuda
England & Wales (not practising)

Qualifications:
Institute of Directors - Certificate in Company Direction
Diploma in Legal Practice - Nottingham Law School, England
Law LLB (Hons) - De Montford University, Leicester, England

2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial 

2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2018 Chambers & Partners - Notable Practitioner: “Natalie Neto is well regarded by her peers for her ‘good legal mind’. She is also noted for her broad range of experience, which covers IPOs, joint ventures and project finance transactions, among other matters.”

2018 Legal 500 - “Name to note”

2018 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star 

2017 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2013 - 2017 Chambers and Partners - Notable Practitioner

 

Recent Publications:

Bermuda Legislative Update – IFC Review September 2017
Bermuda Corporate Governance – International Comparative Legal Guide 2017
Bermuda Private Equity - International Comparative Legal Guide 2017

Executive Committee Member and Chairman of the Regulatory Subcommittee – Institute of Directors, Bermuda Branch

Member of the Legal Focus Group of the Bermuda Business Development Committee (focused on legislative reform)

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