Jose A. Criales


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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Hydrocarbons Law
  • Privatization
  • Public Services Regulation
  • Energy Law
  • Telecommunications Legislation
  • Securities
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Administrative Law
  • Banks and Banking
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance
  • Investments
EducationUniversidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia (J.D., 1990); Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar (Masters Degree Studies Economic Law, 2010)
Admitted1990, Bolivia
Memberships La Paz Bar Association; Santa Cruz Bar Association; Bolivian Bar Association; American Bar Association; Inter-American Bar Association; Inter-American Association of Industrial Property - ASIPI.
LanguagesSpanish, English and Portuguese
BornLa Paz, Bolivia, August 6, 1964

Co-author: Pensions Fund Law No. 1732; Securities Law No. 1834; Insurance Law (Law No. 1883); regulations to the Sectorial Regulatory System (SIRESE). Professor: Contracts, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, 1994; Civil Law III, Contracts, Juridical and Political Sciences Faculty of Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (fourth year of Law School); Commercial Law, Banking Legislation and Stock Market Legislation in the PROCAF (Program for Finance Capacitating, dependent of ASOBAN). Lecturer, several courses and seminaries related to foreign investments, commercial arbitration and Finance Law. Consultant and Chief Counsel, Ministry of Capitalization, responsible for the legal aspects of the process of capitalization of the major state-owned electricity, telecommunications, transportation and hydrocarbons companies, 1995-1997. Counsel, Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos in matters related to exports of natural gas to Brazil, including transportation of gas through the Bolivia-Brazil Gas Pipeline, 1998-2003. Former Chairman, Board of Directors, Banco Unión S.A. Member, Board of Directors, Ecofuturo FFP. Arbitrator Tribunal, National Chamber of Commerce, La Paz, Bolivia.

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Jose A. Criales

Calacoto, Calle 9 No. 7979, 5th Floor, Oficina "D" Edificio Vitruvio II
La Paz 

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