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Pérez Alati partner departs for in-house role

Pérez Alati partner departs for in-house role

14 December 2017

A former corporate finance partner at Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) has become chief legal officer at Argentine real estate development company TGLT.

Argentina’s PPP scheme is overly ambitious, say panellists

Argentina’s PPP scheme is overly ambitious, say panellists

13 December 2017

Argentina’s sensational return to the capital markets last year promised to revolutionise the country’s project finance space, but the PPP projects kicking off the country’s infrastructure revamp may be too much, too soon, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit, held in Washington, DC last month.

BFM&L and Paolantonio behind landmark Argentine investment fund

BFM&L and Paolantonio behind landmark Argentine investment fund

12 December 2017

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has helped Argentine food producer Gregorio, Numo y Noel Werthein create a livestock investment fund and issue shares worth US$15 million.

Trust in governments key to tax amnesty’s success, hear delegates

Trust in governments key to tax amnesty’s success, hear delegates

11 December 2017

Tax amnesty programmes only work if taxpayers trust governments to protect and avoid misusing their financial information, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Tax Summit, held in Miami last month.

Argentina’s Banco Ciudad makes landmark debt tap

11 December 2017

Estudio Beccar Varela has helped Banco Ciudad de Buenos Aires issue bonds worth 4.5 billion pesos (US$258 million), in the bank’s largest-ever debt tap.

Negri & Pueyrredon in major Argentine art deal

Negri & Pueyrredon in major Argentine art deal

07 December 2017

Negri & Pueyrredon has helped urban developer Pinamar complete Argentina’s largest private contemporary sculpture acquisition.

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

06 December 2017

International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.

One Salaverri Burgio founder returns, another departs

One Salaverri Burgio founder returns, another departs

06 December 2017

Diego Salaverri has returned to Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán following a year-long stint at Argentina’s largest electricity company, Pampa Energía, while his former partner Santiago Dellatorre has left permanently to work in-house at US investment fund OP Investment.

Argentina targets corruption with corporate criminal liability law

Argentina targets corruption with corporate criminal liability law

05 December 2017

Argentina has become the latest Latin American country to enact laws making companies liable for crimes committed in Argentina and abroad, a move local lawyers say is a positive step towards an anti-corruption culture in the region.

Argentine province Entre Ríos issues notes

04 December 2017

Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Miami and Cabanellas Etchebarne Kelly in New York and Buenos Aires have helped the Argentine province of Entre Ríos issue notes worth US$150 million.