Name: Fabio J Guzmán Saladín
Firm Name: Guzmán Ariza
Country: Dominican Republic
Expertise: Foreign Investment Law

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Professional Biography:

Fabio Guzmán Saladín is our exclusively recommended Foreign Investment Law expert in the Dominican Republic on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Fabio directly using the contact details listed above.

Fabio has more than 10 years of experience managing the Corporate and Business department of the firm and understands the needs of corporate clients and foreign investors in the Dominican Republic. As part of his experience he has participated in the negotiation and formalization of purchase agreements, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings and due diligence processes of foreign entities entering the Dominican market.

The main practice areas of Fabio are Corporate and Business, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Banking, Insurance and Securities, International Trade and Investments, Government Relations, Intellectual Property, Construction, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Consumer Law, Labour Law, Telecommunications and Technology, Sports and Entertainment, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Real Estate.

As the team leader of the corporate department working out of the Santo Domingo office of the firm, Fabio has represented multinationals in the Dominican Republic in complex contract negotiations with local government entities, as well as multinational and multilateral investment banks interested in financing opportunities in the country.

Dominican Republic:

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. It’s known for its beaches, resorts and golfing. Its terrain comprises rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. Capital city Santo Domingo has Spanish landmarks like the Gothic Catedral Primada de America dating back 5 centuries in its Zona Colonial district.

Firm Overview:

Guzmán Ariza is a law firm based in the Dominican Republic founded in 1927 and recognized as a top-tier firm by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500, the premier guides to the world’s leading law firms. The Firm is positioned to help clients mine the business opportunities present in the country, the largest and fastest growing economy in Central America and the Caribbean, and its most visited tourist destination.

We are the first and only national law firm in the Dominican Republic, with eight offices strategically located to serve you in every major business and tourism center in the Dominican Republic. Our attorneys live with the local issues that matter to you, and work regularly with local government offices and courts in each particular city or region. We are right where you need us.

Our lawyers are client-driven and trained to serve the needs of international clients, which comprise more than 80% of our clientele. They are well versed in eight different languages: English, Spanish, Dutch, French, German, Haitian Creole, Italian and Russian.

Our firm is full-service, meaning that we can assist you across a wide variety of practice areas. We are internationally connected. As a member of global legal networks — SCG Legal, GGI Geneva Group International, Legal Cross Border, IsFin, Nextlaw Referral Network — we are able to assist you effectively in international transactions throughout the world.

We achieve cost-effective results by aligning our strategies with your needs. Our guiding principle is to obtain the best results in the least amount of time at a cost known to you before work begins. Fee arrangements are transparent and allow you to budget easily for your legal costs.