Eduardo Carmigniani

Recognized as a leader in conflict resolution, a skilled negotiator and litigant tactician. Represents clients before national and international arbitral tribunals, and in the comprehensive development of sophisticated and creative strategies to resolve complex litigations, particularly in commercial, banking, telecommunications, competition, between shareholders and before administrative authorities disputes.

In the practice of mergers and acquisitions, provides advice for the acquisition of Ecuadorian companies by foreign companies.

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and litigation
  • Corporate
  • Competition
  • Banking
  • Mergers and aquisitions

Studies

Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil, Abogado, 1993.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Career Path

  • Part of the Latin American Arbitration Group of the International Court of Arbitration (ICC)
  • Arbitrator, Chamber of Commerce Quito.
  • President of the Ecuadorian chapter of the “Club Español del Arbitraje.”
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Arbitration Center, Chamber of Commerce Guayaquil since 2008.
  • Former ICSID arbitrator.
  • Former president of the Ecuadorian Arbitration Institute (2011-2018), of the Arbitration Center, Chamber of Commerce Guayaquil (2006-2007) and of the Ecuadorian Academy of Corporate Law (2005-2008) .
  • He has been a member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (2009-2015).
  • He was a consultant to the IDB for the drafting of the Law on Credit Bureaus.
  • He participated as member of the Banking Board (1998-2000).
  • In 1996 he was part of the Commission that designed the draft Law on Arbitration and Mediation of Ecuador.
  • He was a professor of commercial law and banking law at the Universidad Católica de Guayaquil (1993-2001) and banking regulation at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito.

Acknowledgments

  • Chambers comments that in the corporate area he is a professional “with an important position and prestige, who offers extensive experience in foreign investment, including mergers and acquisitions”.
  • Chambers emphasizes that: “His transactional practice is reinforced by his extensive experience in commercial arbitration.”
  • Chambers highlights that in the area of ​​conflict resolution he is: “Main reference, well perceived by market spectators due to his activity in national and international disputes, with a distinguished record as arbitrator and representative of companies in cases of international arbitration under the rules of ICC and CIAM. “
  • Legal 500 mentions that he: “Has long been key figure in Ecuador’s dispute resolution sector. Carmigniani’s practice also takes in banking and corporate/commercial matters but he is best known for his work in the dispute resolution area, where he convers both litigation and arbitration (he is an accredited Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission arbitrator).  Past work includes advision América Móvil-subsidiary Conecel on judicial proceedings; and representing Ecuadorian newspaper Diario Expreso in cases bought by the Superintendence of Information and Communication for alleged breaches of the hightly controversial 2013 communications and media law.”
  • Chambers in 2009 points to him as “one of the most recognized litigants in Ecuador, although his corporate practice also makes very favorable comments because he has great business discernment and impeccable criteria, and his advice is not limited to purely legal matters . “

Publications

“Requisitos de la Letra de Cambio”, Edino, Guayaquil, 1994

“El convenio de propiedad intelectual con los Estados Unidos. Los motivos de la discordia, en Libro homenaje a Miguel Macías Hurtado”, Edino, Guayaquil, 1997

“Casación del laudo arbitral, en Resolución alternativa de conflictos, publicado por CLD y el Centro de Arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio de Quito”, Quito, 1997

“Desestimación de la personalidad jurídica por abuso (Apuntes sobre la situación normativa en el Ecuador), Revista de Derecho Societario dirigida por Emilio Romero Parducci”, No. 4, Edino, Guayaquil, 1999

“El embargo de marcas, Revista Jurídica de la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil”, No. 13, 1999, Tomo 2

“Responsabilidad de los accionistas por las deudas de la sociedad, Revista del Derecho Comercial y de las Obligaciones”, No 205, año 2004, LexisNexis Depalma, Buenos Aires

“Apuntes sobre la suspensión de derechos de accionistas de entidades financieras en saneamiento”, Revista de Derecho Societario dirigida por Emilio Romero Parducci, No. 7, Edino, Guayaquil, 2004

“Medidas cautelares en el arbitraje, en Libro homenaje a Nicolás Castro Benites”, Edino, Guayaquil, 2005

“El Capital Social, en La Compañía Anónima, Análisis sistemático de su normativa. Academia Ecuatoriana de Derecho Societario”, 2006.

“La compañía de economía mixta bajo la Constitución de 2008 Las otras clases de compañías en el Ecuador. Las otras clases de compañías en el Ecuador”, Academia Ecuatoriana de Derecho Societario, 2009.

“Arbitraje en Ecuador: Desarrollo Jurisprudencial y Reformas Legales Recientes”, 2016.

http://iea.ec/pdfs/2015/Art6.pdf

“Implementación (parcial) en Ecuador de principios de la ley modelo CNUDML, sobre arbitraje comercial”, 2017.

http://iea.ec/pdfs/2016/REA_n8_Art11.pdf