Mitrani Caballero Ojam & Ruiz Moreno is a full-service law firm that takes pride in providing value-added services tailored to its clients’ specific needs and in its record of building solid client relationships through a business-oriented approach and an efficient use of resources.
We combine the expertise and business knowledge of our senior members with the talent of younger professionals with degrees from most reputable law schools in Argentina, the United States and Europe. The principal members of the firm have either led or had key roles in several of the most sophisticated corporate transactions in Argentina, and some have played leading roles in significant cross-border transactions.
Main practice areas
Antitrust and competition: We advise on competition laws in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures, minority holdings and commercial arrangements.
Banking and finance: We advise on a wide array of banking and finance matters and have substantial expertise in cross-border acquisition financings, public and private securities offerings, exchange offers and “going private” transactions; derivatives, structured finance and securitisations and regularly advise on financial and foreign exchange regulations.
Compliance and corporate crime: We develop measures and procedures to prevent, detect and combat fraud and misconduct and assist with compliance due diligence and corporate investigations.
Corporate/M&A: We advise on M&A transactions, commercial contracts, corporate governance and general corporate law. Our cross-border experience is unique among Argentine firms.
Family business and private clients: We advise on planning, negotiation, and implementation of family arrangements and provide corporate and tax advice on the organisation, reorganisation and internationalisation of family businesses, trusts and foundations.
Intellectual property: We advise on registration, protection and licensing of all manner of intellectual property and regularly handle sophisticated matters, including cross-border licensing, transactional services and complex multi-jurisdictional litigation.
Labour and social security: We advise on domestic, international and transnational employment and social security issues, including collective bargaining, conflict management, labour advice, cross-border employment, employment advice on M&A transactions, health and safety and labour litigation.
Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution: We are experts in dispute resolution and represent clients in court and arbitrations.
Privacy and data protection: We assist on data privacy and cyber-security issues, including cross-border data transfer.
Public law and business regulation: We assist a variety of regulated industries, including the telecommunications and media, insurance, ports and pharmaceutical sectors on regulatory and corporate matters. Our energy sector clients comprise some of Argentina’s largest investor-owned utilities, gas and electricity distribution companies, oil and gas producers, wind turbine manufacturers, wind power producers, bio-fuel producers, large end-users, project developers and coalitions of electric generators. We assist on infrastructure projects in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. We represent clients in public bids and government contract negotiations and our team played a leading role in some of the most complex public contracts renegotiations during recent years.
Real estate: We assist in the acquisition and disposition of real estate and property portfolios, leasing and sale-leaseback transactions.
Taxation: Our tax practice addresses a full range of strategic tax planning issues and tax controversies.www.mcolex.com