JOSÉ MALDONADO STARK
Member of the business department of the firm since 2001 and Partner from 2009. Mr. Maldonado Stark has focused his practice on transactions, international project finance and development, mergers and acquisitions, energy, procurement and agency and distribution.
Mr. Maldonado has advised local and foreign investors in areas of trade, real estate, infrastructure, and financial intermediation services. Within his clients are the Dominican state, multinational corporations on electromechanical engineering, energy and health, financial intermediaries and institutions , investment funds and asset ownership and administration, distributors and producers of beverages and lubricants, corporations dedicated to the business sales department.
Mr. Maldonado Stark assisted to the leading company of the consortium awarded the procurement of the Line 2-B of the Metro of Santo Domingo. Likewise, assisted the state-owned corporation of energy holdings in the international tender context for the construction of two new power plants, holding and potential financing schemes with state warranty. He served as Legal Counsel of an Australian bank in the finance and structuring of the guarantee package for the development of a mining project. Mr. Maldonado-Stark has advised mayor financial intermediaries, investment banks and global enterprises in local debt acquisitions. Also has represented clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions with transnational corporations and assisting to the real estate developers on finance and real estate transactions. Maldonado also acted as key attorney in the acquisition of a 49% shares interest in the most important local steel and construction material manufacturer, representing the buyer, a Brazilian steel producer considered the largest producer in America and one of the most important in the world as steel maker. Represented the Dominican sector, of the most important producers of soft drinks of the country, in the strategic alliance and later purchase, by one of the most important breweries of the world.
Currently, has been providing assistance to a major financial corporation in its evaluation and structuring a financing of a project as well as provided support to major distributors of products on their negotiations for the termination or maintenance of their agency, manufacturing and distribution agreements.
Maldonado Stark was recently elected as a member of the Meritas Board of Directors, an association of business law firms, with 170 law firms affiliated from more than 70 countries. Meritas selects its members by invitation only, and in order to keep with their membership, the firms must follow strict quality standards, submitting every three years to a rigorous evaluation and re- certification process.
Amongst recent his recent publications: Latin Lawyer: Acquisition Finance, 2016; Renewal Energy incentives under Dominican law, Bohio Magazine, 2016.
- Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) (JD, August 1999) Magna Cum Laude;
- Boston University School of Law, LLM in American Law (Concentration on Corporative Law and Securities Regulation), 2001.
- University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne), France, Certificate “Summer Institute of International and Comparative Law”, Cornell Law School.
- Is currently attending a LLM in Constitutional Law at Universidad de Castilla de la Mancha and Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
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