Federico Formento

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Federico Formento



(598) 996 38250



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Federico is an experienced professional with background in the Corporate, Business, Regulatory and Legal Tech Law practice.

He has developed as Director of Legal Departments at multinational companies and top tier law firms, participating and being responsible for technology, infrastructure, agribusiness and retail, project finance, private equity, hedge funds, family offices and related M&A transactions worldwide, as well as regulatory matters.

Federico has participated in the structuring of complex financing across different industries and jurisdictions, including project financing governed by New York, English and local law.

He has handled, among others, transactions on the largest slaughter house in the country, renewable energy funding (PPA regime), all the aspects on a PPP project as financing, designing, building and operating infrastructure contracts, M&A on retail.

He has been ranked by IFLR 1000: Federico “has revealed to be business oriented. Showed expertise and was proactive in finding solutions.”

Legal 500 has stated: ¨in 2018 the ´responsive and business focused´ Fischer & Schickendantz became the first firm in Uruguay to combine an international law firm when it joined d Andersen Global to become Andersen Tax & Legal Uruguay. The firm scores highly for the ‘clear, well-informed and high-level advice’ provided by group head Federico Formento”

Chambers and Partners: Up-and-coming partner Federico Formento is recognised here following ample praise from clients: “was a great help to us on a complex M&A transaction.” Another interviewee values that he “is incredibly responsible, business-oriented, and has a great ability to understand the decision-making centres of the company.”

His roles comprised working together with Boards, chief financial Officers and operational managers in major corporations; negotiating funding in Washington D.C. and Madrid, interacting with multilateral and international organizations as IIC, IDB DNB, CAF and World Bank.

He is part of the Board of the Japanese-Uruguayan Chamber of Commerce and Industry

In addition to law practice, his abilities include business administration and accounting knowledge. He has undertaken International Programs in Global Economy, Innovation and Technology (London School of Economics and Political Science). He is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.

He has participated in several congresses and conferences all around the world.


He holds a Master's degree in Business Law and a Postgraduate degree, both from Universidad de Montevideo. He also holds a postgraduate degree in Global Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

* Business Innovation in LATAM: an International Outlook

Universidad de Montevideo - Notary Public - Real Estate Attorney 2007 - 2009
Grade: With honours

Regum Financial Advisory Stock Exchange and Financial Markets Course, Finanzas 2017

Universidad de Montevideo - Doctor in LawDoctor in Law - 2000 - 2004
Universidad de Montevideo - Post graduated in Corporate Law, Law - 2021 - 2022
Universidad de Montevideo - Course on Criptocurrency, Tokenization and Defis - Nov 2021 - Dec 2021
Universidad del CEMAUniversidad del CEMA

Programa Ejecutivo en Fintech: Aspectos Legales, Contractuales e Impositivos -Jun 2022 - Aug 2022Jun 2022 - Aug 2022
Grade: A

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