Castillo y Castillo sponsors The Week of Law and Business 2015

12 June 2015


Dominican law firm Castillo y Castillo is sponsoring The Week of Law and Business: Santo Domingo 2015, organized by the Fundación Institucionalidad y Justicia (FINJUS), in conjunction with the prestigious US New York University and Germany’s Bucerius Law School.

The event, the most important of its kind in the Dominican Republic, will take place on June 16, 17 and 18 at the JW Marriott Hotel. More than 40 local and international experts from the legal community, corporate sector, banking and international commerce, will gather to discuss topics relating to corporate governance, restructuring and insolvency strategies and international purchase agreements, amongst others.

Speakers include Professor Franco Ferrari, Director of the Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law at New York University; Professor Ultrich Steger, of Bucerius Law School; Davit Karapetyan, of International Finance Corporation; Bruce Markell, of Northwestern University; Jack Graves of Touro Law Center; and Marco Torsello of Verona University.

Five lawyers from Castillo y Castillo will attend: partner Praxedes J. Castillo, associate Luis Agelan, associate Jacqueline Fernandez, associate Jorge Rodriguez and junior associate Amalia Perez.

Managing partner Tania M. Castillo explained the firm’s involvement. “Castillo y Castillo is proud to support events of this caliber that contribute to nurturing and deepening the knowledge of legal and commercial professionals, and provides them with the tools to adequately meet the challenges that businesses face today. The Week of Law and Business will reunite experts in their field and promises to deliver a highly educational experience to my fellow colleagues and attendees.”

Other sponsors include the Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, Banco Popular, Banco de Reservas de la República Dominicana, Proindustria, Grupo Vicini, Constructora Odebrecht, Asociación Popular de Ahorros y Préstamos, IMCA, Vimenca, Interquímica, Ministerio de Administración Pública, AFP Popular, Seguros Universal, Monte Rio Power and Fraga.