Daniel Robalino Orellana’s practice focuses on antitrust and regulatory economic law matters, as well as on foreign investment planning and foreign trade. Additionally, Daniel has been actively involved in international arbitration practice, both on investment and commercial disputes, under CIADI and UNCITRAL rules.
Since 2011, upon passage of the Organic Law for Regulation and Control of Market Power (Antitrust Law), he has advised national and international clients on litigation involving competition, cease commitments, mergers and acquisitions subject to prior control, and planning and implementation of compliance programmes. He has led cases related to a variety of industries, including: agribusiness, food and drink, aviation, banking, cement, construction, pharmaceutical, franchises, oil (up stream and down stream), press, advertising, retail, reinsurance, telecommunications and vehicles, among others.
Before joining the Ferrere team Daniel worked for one of Ecuador’s top law firms, where he directed the Economic Law practice. Since 2013 he has been recognised by Legal 500 for his solid knowledge of the Ecuadorian market and his dedication.
He is included on the list arbitration Secretaries of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Ecuador-American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Quito, and sits on the boards of directors of renowned companies with operations in Ecuador.
Daniel has published research in national and international reviews, and was assistant professor in Theory of Proof and General Theory of Obligations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, respectively. Since 2014 he has trained the Arbitration Team of Universidad del Azuay for the International Arbitration Competition organised annually by Universidad de Buenos Aires.
He graduated as attorney from Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) in 2010. He obtained a graduate diploma in antitrust law from The College of Law of England and Wales in 2011. That same year he participated in The Academy of American and International Law sponsored by The Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law, in Dallas, United States.
He is a member the Pichincha Attorneys Forum, of the Ecuadorian Institute of Arbitration (IE), of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA – Ecuador Chapter), of the Young Arbitration Practitioners Forum (ICC YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce, and of the Young & International Practitioners Group of Dispute Resolution Group center.
Doctor in Law, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, 2009
International Anti-Trust Law and Practice, The College of Law of England and Wales, 2011