Fabio Guzmán Saladín

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PARTNER

Professional Profile

  • Chair of the firm’s corporate practice.
  • President of the Dominican-German Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism (CC-DA).
  • Represents large American, Latin American, Canadian, European and Asian corporations and investment funds in a wide range of corporate and finance transactions, cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures and affiliations.
  • Leading lawyer of the Dominican Republic in bankruptcy and restructuring matters, involved in 80% of cases admitted in court; panelist at the Latin Lawyer restructuring seminars in New York (2018, 2019).
  • Represents multinational companies in negotiations with the Dominican Government and its entities, as well as with local companies.
  • Advisor to international clients in public procurement bids.
  • Counsel to top-tier investment banks in financing businesses located in the Dominican Republic.
  • Provides innovative legal solutions to help Fintech companies achieve their business and growth objectives.

Practice Areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Project Finance
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Corporate
  • Business Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Fintech
  • Telecommunications
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Mining
  • Antitrust

Publications

  • Project Finance Law Guide (co-author), Lexology-Getting the Deal Through, UK, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Dominican Republic, Lexology-Getting the Deal Through, UK 2019, 2020.
  • Latin Lawyer Regulator. Environment and Natural Resources. 2020
  • Secured Lending (co-author), Lexology Navigator, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • “Dominican Republic” (co-author) in Environment & Climate Regulation: London, Getting the Deal Through, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • IFLR, 2016 Americas Regional Report: FDI-friendly reforms and incentives (co-author), 2016, 2017
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Dominican Republic, Global Legal Group, UK, 2016.
  • IFLR, 2015 Americas Regional Report: Updating to attract FDI (co-author), 2015.
  • Abusive Clauses in Consumer Law: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, 2009.
  • “Dominican Republic” (co-author) in International Intellectual Property Law: The Year in Review, American Bar Association, 2016.
  • “Cooperation in international procedures under the protection of Law 141-15 on restructuring and liquidation of companies and commercial individuals”: Judicial Gazette, no. 366 (August 2017), pp. 52-59

Education

  • IE Business School, Madrid, Spain, MBA, 2008.
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra LL. B., summa cum laude , 2007.
  • Tompkins Cortland College, New York, USA, Associate Degree in Business Administration, Mention in International Business, 2005, with honors.

Recognitions and Memberships

  • Recognized by Chambers Latin America, Corporate, 2019, 2020.
  • Ranked as a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Latin America, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • President of the German-Dominican Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.
  • Member Legal Committee of the National Association of Young Businessmen.
  • Member of the Legal Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce.
  • Arbitrator at the Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of SCG Legal board of directors.
  • Dominican Bar Association.
  • American Bar Association.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • German
  • French

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