Leticia Aguiar is part of the FERRERE team covering Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnical and Food Industries at FERRERE. She specialized in legal advice on acquisition of companies, product lines and other transactions related to those sectors.
She has broad experience of diverse aspects in the market of chemicals, laboratories, food, phytosanitarian and veterinarian products, as well as the applicable regulatory practice. She has participated in laboratory merger processes, representations, changes in distribution models, and transfers of marketing authorizations.
For over a decade Aguiar has advised Sanofi-Aventis Uruguay SA, GlaxoSmithKline Uruguay SA, and Abbott Laboratories Uruguay SA, and has successfully defended their interests vis-a-vis the public administration.
In processes involving sale of business lines she has provided counsel to the diagnostics area of Siemens Healthcare to set up business in Uruguay, obtain authorization from the Ministry of Health, and transfer tenders underway, in order to start up operating activities. In addition, she has advised this company on the expansion of its businesses, which implied the introduction in Uruguay of the Company’s industry and energy lines.
She participated, with the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Association of Uruguay, in the compilation of health rules, published in books and CD titled Marco Regulatorio de la Industria Farmaceutica y Afines (Pharmaceutical and Related Industries Regulatory Framework), a frequent research tool for authorities of the industry.
Since 2003 she has been an instructor in Company Law at Universidad ORT (Uruguay).
Leticia is an attorney from Universidad de la Republica (Uruguay), 2001; she has a Graduate Course in Food Law (2004) and a Master’s program in Administrative Law of Economic Regulations also from Universidad de la Republica.