Vicente de Palacios

Lawyer
Founding partner of Munilla Lacasa, Salaber & de Palacios
vdepalacios@mlsdp.com.ar

TITLES
Doctorate, Austral University, 2011 to date.
Specialist in Criminal Law, Austral University, 2006.
Masters of Law, LL.M., Cornell University, 2000.
Attorney-at-law, Belgrano University, 1995.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 
Name partner at “Munilla Lacasa, Salaber & de Palacios” (2015).
Partner at “Alais, de Palacios & Torres Brizuela” (2011/2015).
Partner at Baker & McKenzie (2005/2011).
Partner at “Diaz Canton and Associates” Law firm (2001/2004).
Criminal Law Advisor to the National Social Security Administration (ANSES) (1998/1999).
Associate at “Scelzi, D’Albora & García Belsunce” law firm (1995/1999).
Court clerk at various National Criminal Courts (1989-1995).

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Professor at the Graduate Customs Law Course, Austral University, 2013 to present.
Professor in the Post Graduate Criminal LLM program at the Austral University, 2013 to present.
Professor in the Business Law post graduate course at the University of Buenos Aires (2012/2013).
Professor of the Master in Business Law of the University of Business and Social Sciences (UCES) (2012/2014).
Professor in the jointly developed program between the Argentine Foundation for the Study and Analysis on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (FAPLA) and the Austral University on “Risk Management, Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism “(2011).
Professor in the post graduate course “Customs Law and Customs Management” organized by the Argentine Catholic University (2010).
Assistant to Prof. Francisco J. D’Albora (h) in Criminal Procedure Law at the University of Buenos Aires (1998/1999)

MEMBERSHIPS
Member of the Bar Association of the city of Buenos Aires and the city of San Isidro. 
Member of the Society of Criminal Law Attorney and the Argentine Institute for Customs Studies.

OTHER ACTIVITIES, PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS
Speaker at the Criminal Exchange Regime conference organized by the Argentine Central Bank (2009).
Speaker at the conference organized by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Argentina related to “Update on exchange regulation” (2010).
Speaker at the Conference on the Liability of Customs Brokers organized by the Centre for Brokers of Argentina and the Tax Law Department of the Austral University (2007).
Among his publications are:

  • Practical Global Criminal Procedure, Carolina Academic Press, Durham, North Carolina, USA, 2012.
  • Conflicting aspects of the crime of documented smuggling – Argentine Journal of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure No. 2, March 2012. 
    “Bien Juridico” and Smuggling – elDial.com (DC 1682), August 12, 2011.
  • The extent of Criminal Protection to Intellectual Property, “Criminal Corporate Law” book – Editorial BdF, Buenos Aires, 2010.
  • Statute of limitations in the Criminal Exchange Regime – La Ley, 2009.
  • The acquittal in the trial stage – Supplement of Criminal Jurisprudence, La Ley, November 1998.