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Pellerano & Herrera

Luis R. Pellerano

Luis R. Pellerano


Pellerano & Herrera
Dominican Republic

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Luis Pellerano concentrates his practice in Banking Law, Corporate, Free Trade Agreements, Energy, Telecommunications Law, Mining, Tourism, Foreign Investment and Intellectual Property.

Partner in charge of the foreign investment and international practice group of the firm, he has substantial experience counseling established and emerging enterprises in highly-regulated industries, such as energy, mining, pharmaceutical and financial services companies. His practice also calls upon to advise on organizational structure, corporate and securities law, with a particular emphasis on international project development and finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate finance


Mr. Luis Pellerano received his Bachelor of Law degree from Pedro Henriquez Ureña University
Santo Domingo, 1984.
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

He has counseled leading international financial institutions in the project financing of major economic groups in the Dominican Republic. Acted as local counsel for foreign and local banks and companies in the most important debt restructuring deals in Dominican Republic, which include the structuring, drafting and negotiating loan agreements and securities.

Assisted several multinational companies in their entry process to the Dominican Market, as well as in the international financing of high profile operations, such as the issuance of commercial papers and Soberain bonds in both the American and European markets; also participated in the registration of the first Dominican company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Recently, the U.S. Commercial Services in the country granted Luis R. Pellerano the Star Partner Award for Supportive Partner, for his continuous support to all the activities of the Office aimed to strengthening the business relationships between both countries.

Some representative transactions include:

Counseling The Trump Organization in a luxury real estate project of over US$2 billion to be developed in the eastern region of the country.
Installation of major infrastructure projects in the country such as:
Power Electricity Plant San Pedro/Cogentrix;
Zona Franca Multimodal Caucedo;
Cyber Park of Santo Domingo;
Barrick Gold Corporation

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association

French Chamber of Commerce, Board Member.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Former Vice-President.
Dominican Exporters Association, Former President.
Popular Savings and Loans Association, Board Member (1995-2003)
Mining and Petroleum Chamber of the Dominican Republic, Former President


Contractual provisions for the debts payments
Tax Reform in the Dominican Republic
Doing Business in the Dominican Republic
New Foreign Investment Law
Intellectual Property Legal Guide
Operations of Corporations in the Dominican Republic
Privatisation and Capitalisation in the Dominican Republic
Telecommunications Legal Guide
New Electricity law
Implications of DR-CAFTA

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