Elka Scheker

Attorney at Law

Elka Scheker is a legal professional and foreign trade specialist with more than 20 years of experience in competition, intellectual property, commercial negotiations and regulatory improvement in ...

Elka Scheker is a legal professional and foreign trade specialist with more than 20 years of experience in competition, intellectual property, commercial negotiations and regulatory improvement in the Dominican Republic.

International consultant for the OECD, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank and UNCTAD. Chief negotiator of the Cross-Border Services and Investment chapters in the United States, Central America and the Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA). Arbitrator of the Dispute Resolution Center of the Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce and Production.

Elka has participated in the development of several legislative initiatives in the Dominican Republic, such as the General Law of Commercial Companies, Commercial Restructuring and Judicial Liquidation, for the National Competitiveness Council, or the Draft Law to Combat Illicit Trade, Commission of Industry and Commerce of the Senate of the Republic.

He has also taught at various universities, such as the International Negotiations Course, part of the Postgraduate Program in Foreign Trade or the Foreign Policy Module of the Master’s Program in Foreign Relations, both taught at the Specialized Institute in Diplomatic and Consular Studies (INESDYC- MIREX).

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Qualifications

  • Doctor in Law SUMMA CUM LAUDE. Ibero-American University, Santo Domingo, 1987 - 1991
  • Master of Arts Latin American Studies; Stanford University 1997-1999
  • Postgraduate Competition Law. Ibero-American School of Competition Law, Madrid, Spain 2005
  • Postgraduate in International Relations, Diplomacy and International Law; Diplomatic School of Madrid, Spain, 1993 – 1994
  • Course on Foreign Trade Techniques and Practices; Polytechnic University of Madrid. Madrid, Spain, 1993

Languages: Spanish, English and French

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+52 55 7100 2530

Elka Scheker

Attorney at Law