Susana Bidstrup has over 15 years of expertise in domestic and international business law, particularly related to corporate capital restructures, finance instruments, corporate governance, M&A, banking, commercial-contracts, internet/e-commerce law and privacy/data protection law. She has held positions as legal counsel in a Fortune 50 company, in the United United States, as well as in one of Europe’s largest banks, in 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, professor Bidstrup has been teaching Legal Spanish and Comparative Law since 2005. She started teaching at the University of Connecticut, School of Law in 2012. She has also performed pro-bono work for a legal aid organization within their immigration law area.
She holds a Bachelors of Laws (LL.B) from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain; a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Law from ESADE Law School in Barcelona: and a Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Business and Trade Law from Fordham Law School, in New York City, United States. She is and admitted attorney in Spain and the European Union as well as an Authorized House Counsel in the state of Connecticut in the United States. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Catalan and French and proficient in Italian and Portuguese.