The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Clara Krivoy, a Latin America counsel based in the New York office, has been named president of the Venezuelan American Association of the United States (VAAUS). She will be the first woman to serve as the president of the association, which was founded in 1936.
Based in New York, VAAUS is a non-profit organization that promotes investment and commerce between Venezuela and the United States, with a membership of international business executives, financiers and professionals. A native of Venezuela, Ms. Krivoy focuses her practice on corporate and securities law. She has represented domestic and foreign clients in various public debt and equity offerings, debt and equity offerings pursuant to Regulation 144A and Regulation S, mergers and acquisitions, debt and capital restructuring, bank lending, joint ventures, venture capital investments, structuring and organizing start-up companies, financings by early stage companies and private placements.