Calle I 170
Zona Equipetrol Norte
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Tel: +591 3 341 95 65 ext.103
Fax: +591 3 341 95 65
Carlos Pinto is a partner in FERRERE’s Bolivia offices.
His practice focuses on advising domestic and foreign companies on a wide array of matters, including general corporate and commercial law to mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments.
Mr. Pinto also provides regulatory and transactional advice to multilaterals, investment banks and international financial institutions, and regularly counsels clients on the development of new financial services and the implications of various domestic and international bank regulatory considerations affecting them. He often provides regulatory advice to international banks planning to open agencies, representative offices, broker-dealers and finance companies in Bolivia. His Banking & Finance practice is recognized by leading international publications.
While at FERRERE, Mr. Pinto served as regional counsel to Virgin Mobile. In that position, he oversaw the company’s corporate and commercial operations in eight Latin American jurisdictions.
Prior to joining FERRERE, Mr. Pinto was a visiting lawyer at Norton Rose (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in Venezuela and at Mayer Brown LLP in Brazil. He was also a legal consultant to Lockheed Martin Corporation in Washington, DC.
Mr. Pinto obtained his law degree from the Universidad Católica Boliviana in La Paz and an LLM in International and Comparative law from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.
Mr. Pinto has participated in several publications discussing financial transactions, banking regulations, secured transactions and M&A operations.
He is a member of the Bolivian Bar Association, the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Bar Association (IBA).