Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Education: Bachelor in Law, University APEC,Degree in Tax Law, University EADA (School of High Direction and Administration), Barcelona, Spain, Accounting, University APEC, Computers for accountants, Degree in International Tax Law, University Panthéon Assas (Paris 2) Paris, France, Post degree in International Private Law, University of San Diego (1997), San Diego California, USA, Masters in Corporate Law and Economic Legislation, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM, 1999), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Masters in French and European Private Law, Panthéon University Assas (Paris 2) (Santo Domingo-Paris). Member: School of Lawyers of the Dominican Republic; School of Accountants; Circle of Prominent Students EADA. Labor Experience: Law Professor: Commercial Law I, II and III, and Tax Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCAMAIMA), Lawyer: Rivera- Ibarra, Partner of the accounting firm Rivera, Ureña and IGAF International (1998-2000), Tax Partner in the accounting firm HLB (2004-2005), Partner related to the firm Ernst & Young in Dominican Republic (2004-2006), Lawyer in Rivera Fernandez & Associates (1997-2002) and Executive Partner: Rivera & Rivera law firm (2002-2006). Languages: English, French, Italian, German and Spanish; Areas of Practice: Taxation, Corporative, International Contracts, International Trade, Litigations, Energy, Mining, Aeronautics, Intellectual Property, Competition Law and International Finance.