Leandro Corral

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Senior Attorney

Office: Santo Domingo
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Main Practice Areas

Corporate and business law

Civil LAaw

Arbitration

Public Procurement

Mergers and Acquisitions

International trade and foreign investments

Telecommunications and technology

Banking, insurance and securities

Trust

Intellectual Property

Energy

Transportation (Maritime)

Free Zones

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • French

Professional Profile

  • More than 13 years of experience in corporate and civil law.
  • Assists international and local clientele on their businesses and investments in the Dominican Republic.
  • Assists companies in the market of petroleum products for corporate organization, operating permits and licenses, imports of products, negotiations with the Customs, applications of rules of origin and De Minimis rule.
  • Experienced developing commercial companies under Dominican regulations and off shore jurisdictions.
  • Structuring of operation and administration trusts for businesses.
    Portfolio management of intellectual property and health permits.
  • Legal advisor under the application of Private International Law.
  • Participated in the drafting of the preliminary bill on Land Use and Land Management in the Dominican Republic, 2015.
  • Contributor of the World Bank ‘s Doing Business program (2007 – present).
  • Contributor of the World Bank’s Benchmarking Public-Private Partnerships Procurement 2017 program in the Dominican Republic.

Publications

  • “La importancia del estado de la técnica en los registros de patente en la República Dominicana”: Gaceta Judicial, núm. 366 (agosto 2017).
  • “Conceptos básicos del régimen de competencia acorde a la ley General de Defensa de la Competencia número 42-08. ¿Qué debe saber un empresario para su aplicación?”: Revista InfoCámara, núm. 65 (junio 2017).
  • “El ordenamiento territorial y el uso del suelo, una materia pendiente y urgente”: Diario Libre, 01 de diciembre 2016.
  • “Fideicomiso de Vivienda de Bajo Costo”: Revista Infocámara, núm. 61 (enero 2016).
  • “Factibilidad de incorporar una empresa individual de responsabilidad limitada en un negocio de único dueño”: Revista Infocámara, núm. 55 (junio 2014).
  • “¿Es posible el registro de marcas táctiles o de textura?”: Gaceta Judicial, núm. 331 (junio 2014).

Education

  • ISO Certification, QMS Global Corp, 2014.
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Master’s Degree in Corporate Business Law, 2013.
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), LL.B., magna cum laude, 2007.

Recognitions and Memberships

  • Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Member of the Dominican Bar Association
  • Ranked as a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Latin America survey