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Adolfo Garcia focuses his practice in the corporate and international areas. He has extensive experience handling various corporate and business transactions including financings, private equity, securities, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, restructurings and contractual arrangements in the US, as well as most other parts of the world. Dolf also represents non-US based clients with their US based and/or US law governed matters. Dolf has done significant work outside of the U.S. including Western Europe (particularly the UK, Spain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and Ireland), Canada, Central and South America (particularly Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico), the Caribbean, Asia (particularly China, Hong Kong and Japan), and the Arab Middle East (particularly the Emirates, the Gulf and Saudi Arabia) on behalf of US and non-US clients. He has extensive expertise regarding US laws and regulations applicable to US and non-US clients doing business outside of the US such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, the Export Administration Act and US laws and regulations administered by the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC). Dolf has spent a substantial portion of his 39 years of practice dealing with various types of situations involving international business in countries other than the United States. There are few international business situations that Dolf has not seen or has had some involvement or experience with, covering much of the world including major countries and financial centers. Dolf has served as General Counsel to clients and has had extensive experience managing and supervising major arbitration, mediation and litigation matters, including the development of strategy, both domestically and internationally (including Canada, Asia, Western Europe, and Central and South America).




Member of the Board of Advisers of Boston Harbor Investment Management, LLC.; Co-Founder and current Director of the New England-Latin America Business Council, Inc.; Past co-chair of the International Law Section of the Boston Bar Association; Former member of the Board of Directors of Carboclor Industrias Quimicas, S.A., and its publicly-owned parent, Sol Petroleo, S.A., two companies involved in energy, petroleum and petrochemical activities based in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Former member of the Board of Directors of Boston Healthcare Associates, Inc., a company focused in the medical, managed care, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and related consulting fields which covers a national and international territory from its Boston base; Former member of the Board of Directors of Certified Oil Company, an enterprise in the energy/petroleum distribution business, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio; Former member of the Board of Advisors of Bariston, Inc., an international management consulting firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada; Former member of the Massachusetts International Trade Council; Former member of the Board of Directors of the International Business Center of New England, and former co-chair of its Legal Affairs Committee; Past chair of the Private International Law Committee of the International Law Section of the Boston Bar Association; Past President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Boston Center for International Visitors; Former member of the International and Interamerican Bar Associations and the National Panel of Commercial and International Disputes of the American Arbitration Association


Georgetown University Law Center – J.D., 1974; Harvard University – A.B., magna cum laude, 1971

Latin America: International firms

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Brown Rudnick LLP has an impressive Latin America-focused senior echelon with Alejandro Fiuza and Adolfo Garcia having more than 27 and 40-years’ experience respectively. Fiuza is dual-qualified in the US and Argentina, having spent 13 years as a partner and co-chair of the private equity practice at leading Argentine firm Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal. Garcia leads Brown Rudnick LLP’s Cuban initiative. The Latin America team, which operates right across the region, handles a healthy mix of M&A, private equity investments and corporate restructuring engagements. Its clients include Endeavor Global, Staples, Tempur-Sealy, Seaboard Corporation, CBS Television, TripAdvisor, Oyster Technologies and Audax Management. Recent mandates include advising a US-based client on the corporate restructuring of – and a potential transaction involving – interests in a Latin American agribusiness company; and the team continues to advise Asociación Argentina de Capital Privado (ARCAP) following its launch in 2016, which followed 12 years of legal work, structuring and negotiations by Fiuza and the firm; ARCAP is expected to promote local and international private equity, venture capital and seed capital investment in Argentina by funds and companies.

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