Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti

Corporate/Commercial Department

Dominican Republic
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What the team is known for Experienced practice group active across an array of commercial matters. Significant bench regularly retained to provide advice on project and corporate finance matters, with knowledge of loan agreements and securities offerings. Expertise spans corporate advisory and transactional matters, assisting with M&A, distribution agreements and joint ventures. The European Investment Bank is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths Market sources describe the firm as "excellent," adding: "They were very knowledgeable and provided helpful advice. We do a lot of cross-border lending and greatly appreciate partners who can assist us in the manner that Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti has, while also working under difficult time constraints and challenging client demands."

Work highlights Assisted Chinola with a potential joint venture, advising on free trade zone matters and tax issues.

Notable practitioners

Distinguished partner
Georges Santoni Recio
is endorsed by sources for his market-leading capabilities in the area, with one reporting: "He is an extraordinary lawyer who is well placed to provide notable clients with high-quality work." Another interviewee describes him as "a responsive, intelligent and thoughtful lawyer who knows how to close loan agreements within a difficult regulatory framework." In addition to transactional finance matters, Santoni Recio advises on regulatory considerations.


José Maldonado Stark
comes into the rankings on the back of strong praise from market sources, with one reporting: "He is a good professional, has a broad knowledge of the area and knows all the players in the energy sector."