Pedro Gamundi focuses on international commercial and financial transactions and on complex cross-border labor, litigious, reorganization and insolvency matters. He assists multinational clients in the structuring and placement of foreign direct investments in different sectors of the Dominican Republic’s economy, and advises them while negotiating, executing and securing international financial transactions, including institutional private lending, asset-based lending, project financing and private offerings. Pedro also advises on banking, insurance, monetary, taxation, aviation, telecommunications, energy, mining and environmental matters.
Having taught economic law and foreign investment law for a number of years at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) in Santo Domingo, from 2008 to 2012 Pedro acted as coordinator of the Master in Business Law and International Litigation program jointly offered by PUCMM and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain. From 1991 to 1992 he worked as a consultant to the Harvard Institute for International Development and the United Nations Development Program in the tax reform project of the Dominican Republic.
Pedro is co-author of “Dominican Republic Eases Rules for Foreigners” for The National Law Journal and “Tax and Investment in the Dominican Republic” in the Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation. He is also a co-author of “Legal Regime of Bankruptcy in the Dominican Republic,” a paper presented at a meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
From 2000 to 2012, Pedro served as a member, Vice President and then as President of the Board of Directors of Fundación Dominicana de Desarrollo (FDD), a not-for-profit organization recognized as a regional pioneer in adopting micro-financing as a tool for social promotion and economic development. Effective October 17, 2014 Pedro became a founding member of the Georgetown Law Alumni Latin America Advisory Board. He is also a member of Fundación Institucionalidad y Justicia (FINJUS) and the Dominican Bar Association.