Fabio J. Guzmán Saladín 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 Mr. Guzmán Saladín 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, Labor 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, he 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.
Fabio is currently the President of the Dominican German Chamber of Commerce, member of SCG Legal board of directors, and arbitrator at the Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce. He has been recognized as a “Next generation lawyers”, “Recommended lawyer” and “Notable Practitioner” in The Legal 500 Latin America surveys and IFLR1000´s 2019 rankings.
Founded in 1927, Guzmán Ariza is currently the largest law firm in the Dominican Republic with 47 lawyers (9 partners and 38 associates/counsels) and seven offices throughout the country. Our multilingual and multinational staff is equipped to assist international investors across a wide variety of practice areas, including international trade and investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and business law, project finance, antitrust, real estate, telecommunications, tourism, energy, mining, banking, insurance, securities, technology, transportation, environmental law, sports, entertainment, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and immigration.
Recognized as an outstanding Dominican law firm by Legal 500, Chambers and IFLR, the premier guides to the world’s leading law firms, Guzmán Ariza is the exclusive member in the Dominican Republic of SCG Legal, a worldwide network of leading law firms, as well as of Geneva Group International (GGI), one of the top ten global alliances of well-established and experienced law, accounting and consulting firms.
Guzmán Ariza’s commitment to knowledge of the law and business principles, responsiveness to clients and cost-effective practices has earned it the reputation within the international business community of a trusted and respected law firm that delivers results.