Founded in 1976, Nicholson y Cano Abogados is one of the leading law firms in Argentina. The firm provides full corporate legal services dealing successfully with the ongoing dynamic changes within Argentina and Latin America.
NyC provides its clients with creative, high-quality and loyal representation in local and international transactions along with major litigations. The firm handles a full range of services and its main areas of practice are as follows:
Corporate and commercial law: This has been the core business practice of the firm, representing its clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate turnaround and restructuring, contracts, transfer of technology agreements, trademark licences, franchising, foreign investments, antitrust law and also in day-to-day legal matters.
Banking and securities: The firm has a strong team led by well-known partners in the financial district and enjoys a high reputation in international transactions. This team deals with day-to-day regulatory matters including the Central Bank and Securities and Exchange Commission.
Litigation: NyC has combined a long and proven tradition in large-scale litigation actions, including arbitration cases, along with a strong reputation in handling large portfolio actions with detailed follow-up reports.
Labour law: This area plays a decisive role in labour law as adviser and consultant for the analysis of all applicable regulations, preparation of contracts including lay-offs of employees. NyC also participates in collective labour law as an adviser throughout the negotiations and conclusion of these agreements.
Administrative law: The firm advises its clients in all aspects of federal and state regulations, administrative actions and related litigation. NyC has represented clients in regulated industries such as banks, utilities, insurance companies, telcos, pension funds, sugar mills, etc.
Oil, gas and mining: NyC provides legal advice to foreign and local companies forming start-up projects to the day-to-day issues in these areas including exploration, production, sales, joint venture agreements, due diligences and all the regulatory matters of these industries.
Insurance: The firm has a long and traditional participation in the insurance and reinsurance business providing advice to several major operating groups in Argentina including in-house legal services.
Real estate: Institutional and individual clients are advised in connection with transactions including acquisitions, sales, exchanges, financing, development and management of properties and construction projects with state-of-the-art expertise.
Environmental law: NyC is one of the few firms that has a highly qualified and specialised team that deals exclusively with environmental issues. The complex and increasing regulations in force are analysed and informed to the clients on a monthly basis.
Tax and foreign trade: The firm has a proven experience in tax counselling with exhaustive knowledge regarding local and foreign regulations and tax planning. NyC provides legal expertise to foreign investors regarding their activities in Argentina.
Criminal law: NyC has counselled, defended and initiated criminal proceedings in matters related to tax crimes, fraud and money laundering including the prevention and internal control of these crimes in large corporations.
International clients: NyC represents and advises many international companies providing a wide range of services including among others: Adidas, ArcelorMittal, Assurant, Bank of Tokyo, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bridgestone, British American Tobacco, Cargill, Cisco, HSBC, JPMorgan, Mitsubishi Corporation, NEC, Pluspetrol, Prudential, SC Johnson & Son, Shell, Telefónica, Whirlpool, YPF SA and Zurich.San Martín 140,
Tel: +54 11 4872 1600