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Moreno Baldivieso

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Partners: Ramiro Moreno Baldivieso, Andres Moreno Gutierrez, Luis F. Moreno Gutierrez, Miguel Angel Jemio, Delfor Zapata, Daniel Arrendondo, Rene Claure, Paul Aramayo, Rene Cuellar
Number of lawyers nationwide: 46
Languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Founded in 1931 Moreno Baldivieso developed into a leading full fledged corporate and commercial law firm in Bolivia. With offices in the most important cities of the country, the firm caters to domestic in foreign clients in most areas of law. With a highly specialised team of 46 lawyers throughout the country, the firm serves as local counsel to some of the most important multinational corporations and international organisations that conduct business in Bolivia.

Moreno Baldivieso is an internationally oriented law firm. Some its members are admitted to practice law in more than one jurisdiction (Spain and Argentina) and most have obtained post graduate education from some of the most prestigious universities in the world; Harvard Law School (USA), Oxford University (UK), New York University (USA), Sloan School of Management MIT (USA), Yale School of Management (USA), Instituto de Empresa IE (Spain), Universidad de Comillas ICADE (Spain), Universidad de Salamanca (Spain) and Université Panthéon - Assas Paris II (France) to name a few.

Practice Areas:
■ Corporate/Commercial
■ Tax
■ Oil & Gas
■ Telecommunications
■ Arbitration
■ Intellectual Property
■ Mining
■ Antitrust
■ Banking
■ Finance
■ Insurance
■ Labour
■ Real Estate
■ Administrative
■ Construction (EPC)

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate:
Mergers, acquisitions, project financing, corporate governance and others.

Tax & Public Administration:
Corporate taxation, litigation and others.

Oil & Gas:
In house and outside counsel for foreign international companies; bids, awards, sale and acquisition of rights and goods.

Telecommunications:
In house and outside counsel for foreign international companies; bids, awards, sale and acquisition of rights and goods.

Arbitration:
Highly specialised team of lawyers in commercial and investor state arbitration.(ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC)

Intellectual Property:
Bolivian IP undisputed market leaders. Vast experience in trademarks, patents, infringement, enforcement, copyrights, utility models and any other related issue.

Mining:
In house and outside counsel for foreign multinational companies; mining mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, project finance, and others.

Antitrust & Regulation, Commercial Infringement, Unfair Competition:
Highly specialised administrative team of lawyers with experience in antitrust and unfair competition related matters.

Banking, Finance, Financial Markets & Insurance:
All legal issues related to banking and insurance matters, local and international claims; counsel in the issuance of equity stock, bonds, futures, options and most financial operations.

Labour:
Continually serves the United States and Austrian Embassies in Bolivia as local counsel for labour related issues. Labour lawsuits, social benefits, regulations and proceedings before the Ministry of Labour and Labour courts.

Real Estate:
Vast experience in structuring real estate and construction projects, including shopping malls, country clubs, apartment buildings, office complexes and others.

Clients:
Almost 80% of the firm’s portfolio is made up of international clients, the firms clients include leading oil and gas corporations, telecom corporations, US and European financing institutions, leading worldwide mining companies, leading international insurance corporations, banks, international organisations, foreign embassies and others.