Carlos A. Romero, Jr.
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1975 Certified Public Accountant in Florida and Puerto Rico (currently inactive); admitted in 1979 to bar in Illinois, and U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico; 1982 in the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; 1983 to bar in Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida ("general bar"); in 2010 designated as Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator; in November 2014 listed in Certified Arbitrator by Tribunal General de Justicia for cases referred by the courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (November 2014); in 1995 designated arbitrator in American Arbitration Association; designated arbitrator in International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR); designated arbitrator in International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution as Distinguished Neutral of Panels for Insurance policyholder coverage, Certified Public Accountants, Miami ADR, Real estate, Cross-Border, and Taxation; admitted in The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Chartered Arbitrator, Presidential Panel of Arbitrators, and Fellow Member; and designated arbitrator in Certified Arbitrator of ARIAS-US, Inc..
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY B.A., summa cum laude, 1974
YALE LAW SCHOOL J.D., 1978
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW L.L.M., in Taxation, 1979
Activities & Affiliations
Arbitrator, umpire and mediator.
Florida, Puerto Rico, Illinois Bar
Cross Border TransactionsPUBLICATIONS
Insurance (ranging from reinsurance, corporate, regulatory, licensing, agents, brokers, intermediary reinsurance manager, managing general agent, treaty drafting, portfolio acquisition, life, health, P&C, cancer, group policies, claim coverage, insurance exchange reconciliation, IBNR issues, allocation of reserves among different insurer participants, TPA, claim management practices, and others)
Complex Litigation Strategy
Licensing of Intellectual Property
Civil Rights and First Amendment (Compelled Membership)
Asset and Entity Acquisition
Distribution Agreements and Termination in US and Overseas
Breakups of Professional Practice and Valuation Issues
Regulatory Work to Form Armored Car Service Hub In and Out of US and Foreign Countries
Flagship Project for Local Exchange Carrier in One of The Largest Shopping Centers in the US
Joint Venture to Operate Public Telephones in Prisons
Telephone Manufacturing for Sale to Government Run Telephone Company
Professional Sports Disputes
HMO/Medicare Provider Contract with National Health Insurer
Aviation Sales and Tax Planning
Franchise Deceptive Practice
Carlos A. Romero, Jr and David Ichel, "Comparing Policyholder Arbitrations to Reinsurance Arbitrations, ARIAS-US Quarterly Q2-2018; “How Did the Spanish Language Contribute To The Financial Demise of Puerto Rico?", Bloomberg BNA, Daily Tax Report: State (May 2017); CBI Not Likely to Benefit from Section 936," TAX NOTES, February 10, 1986; speaker, "Section 936 - Its Repeal and Restructure of Tax Benefits for American Companies Operating in Puerto Rico," First Circuit Judicial Conference, 1985; "Federal Inconsistencies in the Treatment of Taxation of Income Derived from Puerto Rico by Individuals", published in 1984 in La Revista Juridica de la Universidad de Puerto Rico; "CBI Not Likely to Benefit from Section 936", Tax Notes, February 10, 1986; "The Defenseless Commonwealth", three part editorial published in The San Juan Star; "Position Paper on Disadvantages of the Commonwealth Status From a Practical Viewpoint in the Business Environment", presented in June 1989 to United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.