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ANGÉLICA NOBOA PAGÁN


Experience:

Angélica Noboa has more than 30 years of experience practicing law. She worked as an associate in our firm in 1986-1988 and in 2001-2002 she became a Senior Associate. Ms. Noboa has specialized in competition law, international trade, commercial arbitration, energy, consumer law, administrative actions, telecommunications, e-commerce, and international tax.

During her career, she has been assistant to the president of the Executive Counsel of the Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (in Spanish INDOTEL) (2002-2004); Founding Partner of Noboa Pagan Abogados (NPA) (2004-2021); Knowledge Manager de Baker McKenzie Mexico (2017-2021); Executive Director of Cámara Binacional de Negocios y Servicios México – República Dominicana A. C. (2020-2021). Legal Consultant in the Technical Sub-directorate of the DGA (2006) and Legal Advisor of the institution (2007-2009); Executive Trainee, Market Regulations Manager and Legal Consultant of Compañía Dominicana de Teléfonos, C. por A. (CODETEL), (1995-2001); Associate at Pellerano & Herrera (1986-1988).

She was Honorary member of the Drafting Commission of the Market Code Bill (1997-1999).  From the private sector she has participated in the discussion of the Project Institutional Framework Reforms of Telecommunications, promoted by the International Union of Telecommunications (UIT) (1995-1997). Pro-bono collaborator for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in the drafting of the “government Bill of Competition Defense” (2006).

In 2021, she rejoined the firm as a partner in the areas of competition law, market regulation and foreign trade.

Education:

Doctor in Laws, from the Iberoamericana University (UNIBE) in 1987 and Master in Corporate Law from Universidad Anáhuac México Norte in 2021. “Third Iberoamerican Meeting on Customs Law: The new paradigms of Customs Law” – Barcelona, Spain 2007; “Customs Law Seminar” organized by the Latin-American Association of Custom Agents, Panama (2007);  “Public Utility Regulation and Strategy”, University of Florida, sponsored by the World Bank (1999); “Telecommunications Reform in Latin America:  Results and Regulatory Implications” (2003) organized by “Leaning Initiatives on Reforms in Network Economies (LIRNE)”, sponsored by the Spanish Agency of Spanish Cooperation and Regulatel, in Antigua, Guatemala (2003); “Efficient Telecom Management”, organized by Telia Academy, AB, Kalmar and Stockholm, Sweden (2000); “Telecommunications in Society”, organized by Telia Academy, AB, Kalmar and Stockholm, Sweden (1999); “Competition Law & Policy” organized by the Getulio Vargas Foundation, the Brazilian Institute of Study of the Relations of Competition and Consumption (IBRAC), the Administrative Council of Economic Defense (CADE) and the World Bank, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1997).

Seminars: “XXIII Conference of the Latin American and Iberian Association of Law and Economics (ALACDE)” (2018), Meeting of the Competition Law Committee of the International Bar Association Buenos Aires, Argentina (2017), the “Hemispherical Forum On Politics and Regulation of Telecommunications” sponsored by the International Union of Telecommunications (UIT), in Montevideo, Uruguay (1995); “Permanent Consultative Committee I” organized by the Commission of Telecommunications of the Organization of American States (CITEL), in Montevideo, Uruguay and in Lima, Peru (1995 and 1996, respectively); “Summit of Regulators, Users and Telecommunications Services Users” organized by the Association of Consumers and Users of Argentina and the Latin-American Association of Businesses and Telecommunications Investigation Centers (AHCIET), in Buenos Aires, Argentina (1999); “Summit of Regulators and Telecommunications Services Users” promoted by AHCIET and REGULATEL, Bavaro, Dominican Republic (2002); “Journey on Digital Television” by the Department of Science and Technology of Spain, the Agency of Spanish Cooperation and the Department of Communications of Colombia, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia (2002); “Topics in the execution of laws, Politics and regulations of telecommunications”, by the International Union of Telecommunications (UIT) and National Agency of Telecommunications of the Republic of Brazil (ANATEL), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2004).

Memberships:

  • Member of the Dominican bar
  • Institutionalism and Justice Foundation (FINJUS)
  • American Bar Association, specifically in the sections of Antitrust, Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Cámara Binacional de Negocios y Servicios México – República Dominicana (CABIMEX-RD)

Author:

  • Author of “Libre y leal competencia en la República Dominicana (1994-2020)”, the first book on Competition Law in the Dominican jurisdiction.

Languages:

Spanish and english.