Alfredo Guzmán Saladín

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Professional Profile

Mr. Guzmán-Saladín is a top-ranked attorney in the hospitality, entertainment, real estate and sports industries, quoted several times in The New York Times, with an impressive track record in handling transactions in high-end projects across the Dominican Republic, such as Casa de Campo, Punta Cana, Cap Cana and Playa Grande. Listed below are some of his representative work.

  • Represents ultra-high-net-worth individuals in their purchase of luxury villas and homes in the Dominican Republic.
  • Advises a major US sports and entertainment agency with regards to their Dominican athletes and clients.
  • Advisor to Chinese conglomerate Fosun International in their $ 430 million IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for their investment in Club Med hotels in the Dominican Republic.
  • Assisted an international hotel chain in obtaining tax exemptions and incentives under Tourism Incentive Law 158-01.
  • Closed on credit facilities in excess of $ 200 million for the Dominican and Caribbean operations of an international client.
  • Assisted a major hospitality client in debt restructuring.
  • Serves as expert counsel on Dominican law in contractual and tort matters before courts in the UK and the United States.
  • Represented a major American bank in a complex litigated foreclosure of luxury real estate.
  • Counsel to an international client on commercial and tax law matters related to FDI, subsidiaries, acquisitions, structuring, project finance, real estate developments, and efficient cross-border tax planning.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Hotels and Tourism of El Seibo and Miches (PROMICHES).

Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Business
  • Real Estate and Tourism
  • Telecommunications
  • Foreign Investment
  • Project Finance
  • Contracts and Torts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax
  • Sports Law
  • Film Industry and Entertainment
  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Infrastructure and PPP
  • Energy

Publications

  • Real Estate 2020 – Dominican Republic – Chambers Global Practice Guide Introductions to the legal framework: Ownership of Real Estate
  • The Real Estate Law Review, The Law Reviews, United Kingdom, 2019, 2020
  • Real Estate – Dominican Republic Questionnaire (co-author), Latin Lawyer Reference, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • M&A in the Dominican Republic (co-author), Lexology Navigator, 2018, 2019, 2020.
  • Secured Lending (co-author), Lexology Navigator, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • Real Estate Law Guide (co-author), Getting the Deal Through, UK, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Project Finance Law Guide (co-author), Getting the Deal Through, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • The functioning of limited liability companies , Pontificia Universidad Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic, 2009.
  • Contributor to the only current book on company forms published in the Dominican Republic.
  • Contributed in the preparation of the national mercantile registry regulations during the transition to the current Company Law in the Dominican Republic.

Education

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Masters in Business Management (2007).
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) LL. B, summa cum laude , 2006.

Recognitions and memberships

  • Ranked as a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Latin America, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.
  • Ranked as a next generation partner in The Legal 500 Latin America, 2021.
  • Dominican Bar Association.
  • American Bar Association.
  • International Bar Association.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

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