Mr Eduardo Ferrari > Posadas, Posadas & Vecino > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino
RUTA 8, KM 17500, OF 115
CP 91600, ZONAMERICA
MONTEVIDEO
Uruguay
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Work Department

Real Estate, Corporate and Tax Law

Position

Partner. Head of Notarial Department. Real Estate, Corporate and Tax Law.

Career

Mr. Ferrari is head of the Notarial Department in the firm and is also specialized in Commercial, Corporate and Tax Law providing sound and insightful legal advice to local and international companies. Similarly, he has represented companies in public calls for bids and in new undertakings, contributing his expertise in corporate and taxation issues, both at a national and international level. His in-depth practice includes financial transactions, loan structuring, real estate advice and notarial advice. During his professional career, he has worked at the Inter-American Development Bank, in Washington D.C. handling funding projects for Latin America. Mr. Ferrari also worked as a foreign attorney at Arnold & Porter, American law firm, at their offices in Washington D.C., where he provided counsel for global companies on Corporate and International Law. In 2010 and 2011 he served as Controller of the Board at Nuevo Banco Comercial S.A. As an academic, he was a Teaching Assistant of Private Law II at the Universidad de la República, Uruguay. In addition, he was also involved in the Legal English course taught at Universidad Católica del Uruguay. International law publications such as Latin Lawyer have cited him for his experience and work in the field of Tax Law. PUBLICATIONS: – “Promotion of Investment Law” co-authored with Juan C. Oreggia – International Financial Law Review. – “The Uruguayan Bank System Reality” – The International Lawyers Network Newsletter. – “Uruguayan Corporations with Offshore Purposes” – Offshore Investment.

Languages

Spanish, French, English, Portuguese and Italian.

Memberships

– Colegio de Abogados del Uruguay (Uruguayan Bar Association). – Asociación de Escribanos del Uruguay (Uruguayan Association of Notaries Public). – Instituto Uruguayo de Estudios Tributarios – IUET (Uruguayan Institute of Tax Studies). – International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

– Doctor in Law and Social Sciences – Universidad de la República. – Public Notary – Universidad de la República. – Foundations of American Legal Law – Georgetown University Law Center – 1999. – LL.M. in International Legal Studies – Georgetown University Law Center – 2000. – Currently Finishing a Masters Degree in Tax Law – Universidad de Montevideo.

Lawyer Rankings

Uruguay > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

Eduardo FerrariPosadas, Posadas & Vecino

The ‘very reliable’ group at Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has an enviable track record in both investment and development matters, with real estate trusts standing out as a notable sweet spot. Indeed, clients commend it for its ‘dedicated teams in both the notarial and trusts areas, which is rare in Uruguay’. Among its highlights, group co-head Pablo Sequeira advised CWK Desarrollos on the $19m construction of a major residential complex in Carrasco. Eduardo Ferrari, who co-leads the practice, is noted as ‘pro-deal, practical and sophisticated’; he provides ongoing advice to internet-based food provider PedidosYa on its real estate acquisitions. The group is also well versed in retail, leisure and industrial real estate projects. Associate Federico Peñasco, who is the key relationship contact for clients such as Berkes Construcciones y Montajes, is also recommended.