Amauris
Vásquez Disla

Founding Partner

Mr. Vásquez Disla is a founding partner of the Law Firm De Camps, Vásquez & Valera and serves as the firm’s co-chair of the Business Law Practice group. His law practice has been focused on representing clients operating or directing investments in regulated sectors of the Dominican economy, such as mining, energy, renewable energy, oil & gas, finance, banking, aviation, and telecommunications.

Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicP 809-567-8444F 809-567-8200v-card

Practice Areas

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

He is experienced in structuring and implementation of foreign direct investments in the country, in project financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as in joint ventures and agreements between public/private companies. He has also participated in important transactions in the energy, hydrocarbons and mining industries, and has provided consulting and worked with real estate developers on tourism and infrastructure projects in the country.

Professional Career and Work Experience

He began his career working for one of the most prestigious law firms in the country where he diligently worked in the Department of International Practice and assisted clients in structuring and executing foreign investments in various sectors of the economy; on complex issues related to regulated sectors, project financing, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

He then worked in Barcelona, Spain, as an internal legal counsel at Banco Sabadell (2001-2002), where he gained experience working in the European financial sector, with an emphasis on structuring, implementation and execution of international financial transactions, including private financing, securitization and project financing.

In 2001 he returned to the Dominican Republic and assumed the position of Legal Director of Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina, S. A., where he worked in operations development and project finance and regulatory issues within the energy sector until 2006.

He is a founding partner and co-leader of the Business Practice and Corporate Law group in De Camps, Vásquez and Valera where he provides legal advice to clients in the structuring and placement of foreign direct investments in the energy, telecommunications, infrastructure and oil and gas industry, among other sectors of the economy, and legally advises several public service companies in projects related to the generation of renewable energy (wind, solar and biomass) in the Dominican Republic in matters of structuring, permits and negotiations of EPC and PPA contracts, financing and implementation.

Education and Recognitions

He studied Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic (PUCMM) (1999) and obtained a Master's Degree in Business Law at the University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (2002). He also completed the Summer Program for the Application of International Law at the University of Helsinki, Finland (2002); and participated in the Conference on Basic Concepts and Strategies of International Commercial Arbitration organized by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Panama, and in the Third World Conference of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris.

Memberships and Teaching Positions

Member of the Bar Association of the Dominican Republic. Arbitrator of the Arbitration and Conciliation Council. Member of the Board of Directors of the British Chamber of Commerce (BRITCHAM). Member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago in the Dominican Republic.

He has been professor of private law at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), and the course of Energy and Permits as part of the Master's Program in Renewable Energy at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM).

Publications and News

In 2018 Amauris Vásquez Disla was a panelist at the Latin American Investment Energy Forum held in London.