Susana Bidstrup

Legal Counsel

Susana Bidstrup has almost 20 years of expertise in domestic and international business law, particularly related to internet/e-commerce and privacy/data protection law, corporate compliance, commercial-contracts, corporate capital restructures, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, banking law and immigration law.

Professor Bidstrup has held positions as Legal Counsel at United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”) and Asuna International, in the United States, as well as at CaixaBank, in Barcelona, Spain. She has successfully managed legal matters for multibillion-dollar, complex, cross-border transactions in North and Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia. In addition, she has been teaching Legal Spanish and Comparative Law since 2005. She started teaching at the University of Connecticut, School of Law in 2014. She has also performed pro-bono work for Greater Hartford Legal Aid (“GHLA”) within their immigration law area.

Professor Bidstrup holds a Bachelors of Laws (LL.B) from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (“UPF”) in Barcelona, Spain; a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Law from ESADE Law School in Barcelona, Spain; and a Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Business and Trade Law from Fordham University, School of Law, in New York City, United States. 

She is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Catalan, proficient in Italian and Portuguese and has knowledge of Danish.