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Carlos Loumiet

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2 South Biscayne Blvd.
21st Floor
Miami, FL 33131
280 Park Avenue
15th Floor West
New York, NY 10017
carlos.loumiet@nelsonmullins.com
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Carlos Loumiet has advised clients in the business and financial services fields for more than 40 years in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

He has experience with a variety of business entities, including financial institutions, insurance companies, and...

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Pulse aquí si desea leer mí biografía en español.

Carlos Loumiet has advised clients in the business and financial services fields for more than 40 years in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

He has experience with a variety of business entities, including financial institutions, insurance companies, and other regulated entities. His work has included both regulatory issues and transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, venture capital and private equity deals, financings, infrastructure projects, joint ventures, and other commercial transactions, often across borders. As such, he has dealt with regulators and other governmental authorities in many different countries and contexts.

Mr. Loumiet also served as neutral/chief arbitrator in several international arbitrations and has been a member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s “Arbitration Top 100.” In the early 1980’s, he was the principal author of Florida’s International Commercial Arbitration Act, Chapter 684, Florida Statutes, and also served on the board of the American Arbitration Association from April 1997 to May 2004.

In 2006, Mr. Loumiet testified before the US House of Representative’s Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, on “Diversity in the Financial Services Industry.” Subsequently, in 2010 he testified before a joint hearing of two subcommittees of the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services on “Women and Minorities in Financial Reform.” Previously he had also testified on Latin America before the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the House Committee on International Relations.

In 2007-2008 Mr. Loumiet was involved in the first PPP transportation deal in Florida, the I-595 toll road, which was designated the US Deal of the Year by Project Finance magazine. 

other regulated entities. His work has included both regulatory issues and transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, venture capital and private equity deals, financings, infrastructure projects, joint ventures, and other commercial transactions, often across borders. As such, he has dealt with regulators and other governmental authorities in many different countries and contexts.

Mr. Loumiet also served as neutral/chief arbitrator in several international arbitrations and has been a member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s “Arbitration Top 100.” In the early 1980’s, he was the principal author of Florida’s International Commercial Arbitration Act, Chapter 684, Florida Statutes, and also served on the board of the American Arbitration Association from April 1997 to May 2004.

In 2006, Mr. Loumiet testified before the US House of Representative’s Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, on “Diversity in the Financial Services Industry.” Subsequently, in 2010 he testified before a joint hearing of two subcommittees of the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services on “Women and Minorities in Financial Reform.” Previously he had also testified on Latin America before the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the House Committee on International Relations.

In 2007-2008 Mr. Loumiet was involved in the first PPP transportation deal in Florida, the I-595 toll road, which was designated the US Deal of the Year by Project Finance magazine. 

Pulse aquí si desea leer mí biografía en español.

Carlos Loumiet has advised clients in the business and financial services fields for more than 40 years in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

He has experience with a variety of business entities, including financial institutions, insurance companies, and... other regulated entities. His work has included both regulatory issues and transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, venture capital and private equity deals, financings, infrastructure projects, joint ventures, and other commercial transactions, often across borders. As such, he has dealt with regulators and other governmental authorities in many different countries and contexts.

Mr. Loumiet also served as neutral/chief arbitrator in several international arbitrations and has been a member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s “Arbitration Top 100.” In the early 1980’s, he was the principal author of Florida’s International Commercial Arbitration Act, Chapter 684, Florida Statutes, and also served on the board of the American Arbitration Association from April 1997 to May 2004.

In 2006, Mr. Loumiet testified before the US House of Representative’s Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, on “Diversity in the Financial Services Industry.” Subsequently, in 2010 he testified before a joint hearing of two subcommittees of the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services on “Women and Minorities in Financial Reform.” Previously he had also testified on Latin America before the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the House Committee on International Relations.

In 2007-2008 Mr. Loumiet was involved in the first PPP transportation deal in Florida, the I-595 toll road, which was designated the US Deal of the Year by Project Finance magazine. 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Representative Matters

  • Worked on power plant projects in Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic
  • Represented the sponsors on several toll roads in Florida, Colombia, Central America, and the Caribbean, including the first P3 transportation project in Florida, the I-595 toll road
  • Been involved in syndicated asset-based and structured financings throughout the Western Hemisphere
  • Handled dozens of formations, acquisitions and dispositions of financial institutions
  • Participated in telecom projects in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Peru
  • Represented governments and multilateral institutions (IFC, CABEI, IDB) on a variety of matters
  • Handled joint ventures in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean
  • Worked with a variety of government concessions and infrastructure projects in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean, at times in the context of financings and at times of disputes
  • Represented numerous Internet-based companies on a wide variety of matters

Previous Professional Experience

  • Co-chair of the international practice and chair of the Florida Business Group, international law firm (2001-2011) 
  • Head of international and banking practices, international law firm (1990-2001)

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

Education

  • University of Oxford, MA, Jurisprudence with first class honors (1981)
  • Yale University, JD (1978)
  • University of Oxford, BA, Jurisprudence with first class honors (1977)
    • Marshall Scholar
  • Yale University, BA, summa cum laude (1973)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York

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Industries

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  • Former Board Member, Florida International Bankers Association 
  • Former Chair, the Florida Latin America Internet Task Force
  • Former Chair, Board of Directors, New America Alliance
    • General Counsel to philanthropic arm, the NAA Institute
    • Compensation Committee Chairman
    • Co-chairman of the Recruiting Committee
    • Co-chair of its Capital Advocacy Committee
  • Taught international banking and banking regulation courses at the University of Miami Law School (1983 – 1987) and Yale Law School (1988–1991)
  • Over the years, Mr. Loumiet has spoken at many conferences in the United States and abroad, and published a dozen or-so pieces on various legal issues
  • Board Member, Cuba Emprende Foundation
  • Former member, Executive Committee, Yale Law School
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