Alvaro Tarabal, lawyer, mainly concentrates in the Banking, Corporate and Litigation Departments. He has taught Commercial Law at the University of Uruguay. Former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Notaries of Uruguay (Asociación de Escribanos del Uruguay) (1985 to 1987). Lawyer at the General Tax Office (Dirección General Impositiva) (1982-1984). Member of the American Bar Association since 1997 and of the International Bar Association since 2003. Member of the Board of Directors of Lex Mundi (The World's Leading Association of Independent Law Firms) since September 2005, and member of the Executive Committee since September 2006. His vast practice includes financing in the public and private sectors, public and private bond offerings, general banking transactions and international commerce, mergers and acquisitions, project financing and investment structuring, being specialist in commercial law, corporate, banking and stock markets.