Eduardo Ramos-Gómez

Eduardo Ramos-Gómez: Attorney with Duane Morris & Selvam LLP


Eduardo Ramos-Gomez has practiced international and corporate law for more than 30 years, advising multinational and foreign companies in Asia, North America, Europe and Latin America on cross-border direct foreign investment, project development and project finance. His practice encompasses a broad range of international investments, mergers and acquisitions , securities , financing, joint ventures, licensing, venture capital formation and investments, privatization, infrastructure projects and other corporate transactions in the United States, Latin America and Asia. He is a member of the firm's Cuba Business Group .

Mr. Ramos-Gomez formerly served as Mexico's Ambassador to Singapore, Negara Brunei Darussalam and the Union of Myanmar. He is a member of the Singapore Advisory Board of Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne, a board member and board director of Singapore Dance Theatre, board member of Arts House Limited, an expert panel member of the Singapore Management University Pro Bono Centre, a member of the Strategic Board of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce, President of the U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce 2002 to 2017 and current Chairman of said Chamber, vice chair of the Mexican Law Committee in the Section of International Law and Practice for the American Bar Association and chapter chair of the International Division of International Law and Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association. He has chaired the Section's 2009 meeting held in Singapore and was chairman of the Section's 2013 meeting, held in Vietnam. In 2015, he was appointed honorary president of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce (LATCHAM). In 2014, he was the recipient of the Buen Vecino Award from the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. The annual Buen Vecino Awards honor public and private sector leaders for their vision and commitment to mutually beneficial relations between Mexico and the United States. Mr. Ramos-Gomez also heads the Duane Morris Mexican and Latin American desk.

Mr. Ramos-Gomez is a graduate of the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City and a graduate of the University of Virginia (LL.M.).


•Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, a Joint Law Venture between Duane Morris LLP & Selvam LLC
- Managing Partner, 2011-present
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2004-present
•Thacher Proffitt & Wood, New York, New York
- Partner, 2002-2004
•Ambassador of Mexico to Singapore, Negara Brunei Darussalam and the Union of Myanmar
- 1998-2001
•Bryan, Gonzalez Vargas y Gonzalez Baz
- Partner and Office Administrator, 1986-1998
•Instituto Tecnologico de Ciudad Juarez
- Professor, 1990-1992
•McGuire, Woods & Battle, Richmond, Virginia
- Associate, 1985-1986
•Miranda y Estavillo, Mexico City
- Associate, 1980-1984
•Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City
- Professor of Law and Civil Litigation, 1983-1984

Honors and Awards

•Listed in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 for Corporate and M & A- Foreign Firms and Corporate and M&A - Local Firms

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Selected Publications

•Co-author, New Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed by Member States , Duane Morris Alert, 9 March, 2018

• Congressional Approval of Mexico's Energy Reform Legislation , Duane Morris Alert, 19 August, 2014

• Highlights of Mexico's Energy Reform Legislation , Duane Morris Alert, 23 May, 2014

• Landmark Reform Opens Up Mexico's Energy Sector , Duane Morris Alert, 8 January, 2014

• Derechos Politicos en Latinoamerica Legislacion Electoral y de Partidos Politicos, International Human Rights Group, Proyecto Observador Electoral, 1985.
• El Derecho del individuo de reingresar a su propio pais en Latinoamerica, Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute, Segundo Estudio de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho de Salidas y Retorno, 1984.
• La Crisis de la Deuda Internacional; Una perspectiva Internacional, Latin American Report Volume XXI, Diciembre de 1984.
• Consideraciones Legales sobre a Legislacion Mexicana en Co-Inversiones, transferencia de Tecnologia el Programa Maguiladora, Modern Legal Systems Cyclopedia, 1984.

Selected Speaking Engagements

•Panelist, ASEAN Integration: Is the Regional Economic Community a Myth or Reality? SID Directors Conference, Singapore, 7 September, 2018

•Moderator, Global Silk Road Conference: “Urban Futures - Investments into Smart Cities”, Astana International Financial Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan, 2 July, 2018

•Speaker, Global Silk Road Conference: “Prospects for Regional Integration and Business Interaction of the Countries of the Silk Road”, Astana International Financial Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan, 2 July, 2018

•Speaker and Moderator, “TPP: Threat or Opportunity to the Future of NAFTA? , The United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce Northeast Chapter, New York, 11 June, 2018

•Moderator and Host, “The Ambassador Summit - Managing Mayhem in an Age of Global Turbulence”, Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, Singapore, 2 March, 2018

•Speaker, “Sexual Harrassment - 2018 IADC Singapore Corporate Counsel Symposium”, International Association of Defense Counsel, Singapore, 10 May, 2018

•Moderator, The Foggy Future of the TPP: A New Trade Order , Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, Singapore, 29 June, 2017

•Moderator, “The Impact of Trump’s administration in Latin America”, LatAmCham and Duane Morris Selvam LLP, Singapore, 18 May, 2017

•Keynote Speaker and Judge, First Global Entrepreneurship Competition for Vietnamese , VietChallenge 2017, Boston, USA, 31 March-1 April, 2017

•Moderator, Mexico & Singapore: Gateway to the LATAM and Asean Regions” , Singapore Business Federation, ProMexico, IE Singapore and Comce, Mexico, 9 June, 2016

•Keynote Speaker and Judge, The Role of Entrepreneurs in the Development of Vietnam Economy and the World , VietChallenge 2016, Boston, USA, 31 March-1 April, 2016

•Panelist, “Doing business in Mexico”, IE Singapore, Singapore, 8 March, 2016

•Keynote Panelist and Speaker, Asia in 2030 - Legal Developments, Challenges and Opportunities in the Asia Pacific and Latin America-Asia Relations , Asia Desk Forum, Victoria, Canada, 15-18 April, 2015

•Speaker, Update on Doing Business in Mexico from a Commercial, Tax and Legal Perspective , Ernst & Young LLP, Singapore, 9 April, 2015

•Speaker, Latin America China Forum 2015 Opportunities Across the Pacific , Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, Shanghai, 3 February, 2015

•Speaker, Mexico's Legal and Business Forum , Bensalem, PA, 17 October, 2013

•Speaker, Current Issues for U.S. Corporations Doing Business in Europe and Asia , Duane Morris LLP, New York, 24 March, 2010

•Program Chair and Speaker, New York State Bar Association's International Section Fall Meeting, Singapore, 26-29 October, 2009

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(Also at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam and Yangon, Myanmar Offices)

Areas of Practice (14)

  • International Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Securities
  • Franchise Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Nuclear
  • Public Corporations
  • Energy Facility Siting
  • Banking Law
  • Financial Law
  • Business Organization

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+65 6311 3650  Phone
+65 6311 0058  Fax
Law School Attended:
Escuela Libre de Derecho, J.D., 1980; University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1992, New York (Foreign Legal Consultant); 2008, Singapore (Foreign Lawyer); 1983, Mexico

Professional Activities

•Latin American Chamber of Commerce
- Honorary President, 2015-2017
- Member, Strategic Board

•U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
- Chairman
- President, Northeast Chapter, 2002-2017
- Recipient, 2014 Buen Vecino Award

•Commission on Globalization World Forum
- Commissioner
•American Bar Association
- Section of International Law and Practice
- Vice-Chair, Mexican Law Committee
•New York State Bar Association
- Vice-Chair, International Law Section
- Co-Chair, International Division
- Chair, 2013 Meeting in Vietnam
- Chair, 2009 Meeting in Singapore
•Inter-Pacific Bar Association
•International Bar Association
•Association of the Bar of the City of New York
•Corporate Bar Association of Westchester & Fairfield County
•Interamerican Federation of Lawyers
•Honorary member of Fundacion Colosio, AC (Mexico)

Board Memberships

•Singapore Dance Theatre
- Board Member and Board Director

•Arts House Limited

- Board Member

•Singapore Management University Pro Bono Centre
- Member of Expert Panel

•Singapore Management University School of Law
- Former Advisory Board Member
•Centro de Estudio Estrategico y Relaciones Internacionales (Venezuela)
- Former Advisory Board Member
•Singapore Repertory Theatre
•Asian Civilizations Museum
- Former Advisory Board Member

Civic and Charitable Activities

•Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne
- Member of the Singapore Advisory Board

•Mexican Cultural Institute, New York
- Former Treasurer
•Singapore Lyric Opera
- Former Advisor
•Bone Marrow Donor Programme
- Former Advisor

Birth Information:
Mexico City, Mexico, June 14, 1956
Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Represented as regulatory counsel Bally Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition of gaming technology company SHFL entertainment, Inc. in a deal valued at approximately $1.3 billion.; Represented ALSTOM T&D India Limited in its recent offering to issue up to 16.9 million equity shares to qualified institutional buyers through an institutional placement program. The offering was made in order to comply with the minimum public shareholding requirements prescribed under applicable Indian laws.

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