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Pellerano & Herrera

Carolina Leon

Carolina Leon

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  • Commercial Law
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate and Business
  • Employment and Labor

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Pellerano & Herrera
Dominican Republic

Profile
Carolina M. Leon has 15 years of experience providing legal advice in the areas of foreign investment, corporate law, regulatory, contracts,free trade agreements, mergers and acquisitions, labor law, free zones, distribution and telecommunications, advising important foreign companies on Law 173 on Protection to the Importer Agents of Goods and Products.

Education

Carolina received her Bachelor of Laws, magna cum laude, from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in 2004. In 2005, she completed her Masters in International Business, specializing in Negotiations with Latin America and Asia, at Instituto de Educación Continua of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and she received her master’s degree in law from Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School in Madrid, Spain. She has attended courses and seminars on issues related to trade, corporate taxation, legal protection of economic interests of consumers and the Dominican corporate law, among others.
Areas of Practice

Commercial Law | Contract Law | Corporate and Business | Employment and Labor | Foreign Investment | Labor Law | Social Security | Sports and Recreation | Telecommunications

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Her representative transactions include legal advice to the administrator of the Dominican Republic’s number portability before the local Telecommunications Regulator (lNDOTEL) with respect to the implementation of number portability in the country; negotiating agreements with telecommunications service providers; advising on the investment structure for luxury international franchises seeking to establish operations in the Dominican Republic; advising on the merger of two companies providing telecommunications services before lNDOTEL, advising international organizations on the financing and equity investment in a telecommunication service provider, and advising an international financial entity in structuring local securities for the issuance of senior notes by a Dominican company, among others.
Articles

UPDATE: An Employer's Guide in the Face of COVID-19 Pandemic
Pellerano & Herrera, April 2020

On March 12, 2020, in view that the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19 as a Pandemic, we published a Guide for employer including different scenarios that may occur in the labor aspect. After its publication, the governmental authorities have adopted various measures related to labor matters aimed to prevent the spread of the virus and to secure employment...

An Employer's Guide in Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Pellerano & Herrera, March 2020

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19 as a Pandemic, which implies that it not only represents a problem for the countries affected by the epidemic, but that all the countries that make up the WHO must start applying preventive and responsive measures in case of increase in cases of this virus. Dominican Republic is no exception...

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