Daniel Pino graduated as an attorney from the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil and later obtained an LLM in international and comparative law from the University of Georgetown, Washington, DC. He also obtained a specialist degree in telecommunications law from the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Quito.
In addition to being admitted to practise in Ecuador, Mr Pino is member of the New York State Bar and has been acknowledged as attorney before the Supreme Court of the United States of America. He is allowed to practise law before both federal and state courts in New York. Mr Pino mainly advises foreign clients on a wide range of corporate matters both when they enter the Ecuadorean market and also after their establishment here. He has extensive practice in all transactions related to mergers and acquisitions, both in industries that are hardly regulated and in highly regulated business sectors, such as telecommunications and energy. Mr Pino has been a visiting professor of corporation law and arbitration law at the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil, as well as of international law at the Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo.