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Mónica Villafaña Aquino

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MÓNICA VILLAFAÑA AQUINO


Experience:

Mónica Villafaña joined the firm in 2005. She has 10 years of experience practicing law, concentrating her practice at the firm in the areas of corporate commercial, contracts, distributorship, transactional law, project finance, and M&A.

She is the senior associate in charge of the corporate practice, advising clients in a broad range of corporate matters, such as company incorporation, corporate legal compliance, corporate governance, corporate annual maintenance, etc.

Has also represented several multinational companies in corporate reorganization processes such as mergers, spin-offs, acquisitions, dissolutions, corporate restructuring, tax planning, contributions in kind, transfer of shares, transfer of assets, free zones, joint ventures, foreign investments, agency and distribution, incorporation and registration of local and foreign nonprofit organizations, etc.

Key in the process of implementation and modification of Law 479-08 on corporations, by actively participating in as speaker in seminars regarding the implementation of said law and a member of the various commissions created by the Executive Branch and local nonprofit institutions for the study the implementation of the Companies Law, and its modification process in 2011.

Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2016 Corporate/Commercial Associates To Watch.

Education:

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra – Bachelor in law – LL. B, – 3.7 GPA (2005).
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra – Master in Business and Corporate Law – LLM (2008);
  • Fordham Law School: U.S. Law Recent Development, Non J.D. Program (2013).
  • Harvard Law School. Harvard Law School Summer Program on Negotiation (2010).
  • International Law Institute (ILI): U.S. Legal System: Common Law and International Lawyering Skills (2008).
  • Fundación Institucionalidad y Justicia (FINJUS) Alternative Disputes Resolution Program (2007).

Memberships:

  • Dominican Bar Association
  • Council of International and Comparative Laws Studious (COLADIC-RD)

Author:

  • “Estudio Crítico – Comparativo de la Sociedad Anónima Simplificada y su implementación en República Dominicana”.
  • “Prácticas de Gobierno Corporativo en sociedades comerciales familiares”.
  • “Típicas cláusulas restrictivas de la negociabilidad accionaria en sociedades de capital”.
  • “Estudio de nuevas perspectivas en el tráfico ilícito de emigrantes y trata de personas: Avances y carencias de la Ley 137-03 y Derecho Comparado”.

Languages:

Spanish, english and french.

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