Senior associate

Santiago Rodríguez

Santiago is Senior International Associate based at FERRERE’s Santa Cruz de la Sierra office who advises local and international clients in navigating cross-border transactions through the firm’s offices in Paraguay and Uruguay.

His expertise focuses on advising on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, venture capital, and general commercial matters. He also has experience advising start-ups on corporate structuring, founder relationships, investment rounds, and company sale processes.

Santiago has participated in large international financing transactions related to infrastructure and renewable energy projects in Uruguay and has provided ongoing advice to natural gas and hydrocarbons companies.

He obtained a master’s degree in Corporate and Commercial Law at Queen Mary University of London, where he studied Financial Law, Corporate Governance, and legal aspects of new technologies like cryptoassets, blockchain, smart contracts, decentralized autonomous organizations, and e-commerce.

  • Lawyer - Universidad de Montevideo, Uruguay, 2013
  • Master’s degree in Corporate and Commercial Law - Queen Mary University of London

Ten measures underway: Central Bank issues BCB Dollar Bond

The Central Bank of Bolivia, in coordination with the Bolivian Association of Banks, announced the structuring of the BCB Dollar Bond.


Ten measures underway: regulation of bank commissions

The ASFI approved changes to the Regulations on Interest Rates, Commissions and Fees and the Reporting Regulations.


Shortage of dollars in Bolivia: package of 10 measures agreed to by Government and business organizations

Early today, the National Government and a group of business organizations representing diverse industries reached an agreement on measures seeking to counteract, or at least mitigate, Bolivia’s current exchange difficulties.


FERRERE advised EnvíoPet on its corporate restructuring

Epet Hold LLC acquired 99% of the capital shares of the Bolivian company.

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