Eric Scharf Taitelbaum

"The Devil is in the details" -Gustave Flaubert-.

Born 1970. Admitted to bar, 1994, Costa Rica. Public Notary, 1994.

EDUCATION: Columbia University School of Law, New York (LL.M., 1999). College of Insurance, New York. (Insurance Courses, 1999). Practicing Law Institute, New York. (Insurance Courses, 1999-2000). Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. (Juris Doctor, Academic Honors, 1994). Honores: honor student, 1990, 1991, 1992 y 1993. Best average of the law school certificate, 1993. Honor graduation certificate.

MEMBERSHIPS: Costa Rican Bar Association, International Insurance Society, Costa Rican Association of International Law, Association for the Study of the Central America Free Trade Agreement with the USA., Costa Rican Association of Insurance Law. Member of Entrepreneurs Organization Costa Rica (Membership Chair 2012-2104, President 2014-2015, Area Director for Centro América y el Caribe 2015-)

CAREER: COALICION COSTARRICENSE DE INICIATIVAS DE DESARROLLO (CINDE), San José, Costa Rica. Comptroller of the Board of Directors, 2015-. PROMOTORA DE COMERCIO EXTERIOR (PROCOMER), San José, Costa Rica. Member of the Board of Directors, 2010-2014.Sfera Legal, San José, Costa Rica. Founding Partner, 2012-. Registro Privado de la Propiedad, San José, Costa Rica. President de the Board of Directors, 2007-2008. Feinzaig, Scharf & van der Putten (FSV), San José, Costa Rica. Founding Partner, 2000-2012. Brown & Wood LLP, New York. Foreign Associate, 1999-2000. Bufete Facio & Cañas, San José, Costa Rica. Associate Attorney, 1994-2000. Legal Assistant, 1989-1994. Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. Professor of Civil Law (1997-1998, 2001-2002); Professor of Roman Law, (1995-1997).

LANGUAGES: Spanish, English and Hebrew

AREAS OF PRACTICE Insurance Law, Corporate Law, Project Finance, International Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions.

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