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Aeropuertos Argentina refinances US$120 million debt
Aeropuertos Argentina refinances US$120 million debt

Aeropuertos Argentina refinances US$120 million debt

22 May 2020

Bomchil Abogados has helped Argentine airport operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 refinance US$120 million worth of debt.

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub
Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

21 May 2020

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

Seeking clarity: applying force majeure in Argentine power purchase contracts
Seeking clarity: applying force majeure in Argentine power purchase contracts

Seeking clarity: applying force majeure in Argentine power purchase contracts

21 May 2020

Argentina’s lockdown measures in response to covid-19 have stalled the construction of many renewables projects, leading developers to miss their targets. Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) senior partner and energy head Francisco Romano and senior associate Tomas Fernandez Madero consider the applicability of force majeure under power-purchase agreements in such circumstances

Argentina covid-19 information hub
Argentina covid-19 information hub

Argentina covid-19 information hub

20 May 2020

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's free-to-view and regularly updated information hub contains legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to covid-19.

Zang Bergel hires public law partner in Argentina
Zang Bergel hires public law partner in Argentina

Zang Bergel hires public law partner in Argentina

19 May 2020

Argentina’s Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has hired an independent consultant to the federal ministry of transport as partner and to head the firm’s public law practice.

Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders
Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders

Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders

18 May 2020

Covid-19 has put the world on hold; most experts say the prospect of lifting lockdown measures relies heavily on finding an effective vaccine to stop the virus spreading. Several governments look set to introduce controversial compulsory licensing laws for any breakthrough vaccine to become publicly available, but lawyers in Latin America have voiced concerns about how this will impact IP rights in the region.

Working against the clock: Argentina’s debt deadline approaches
Working against the clock: Argentina’s debt deadline approaches

Working against the clock: Argentina’s debt deadline approaches

15 May 2020

Argentina is facing a tight deadline to restructure its sovereign debt – if it fails, the country could enter its ninth debt default on 22 May. But although it only has a week left to pay certain debt obligations, lawyers believe there is still a chance Argentina and its creditors may reach an agreement, because neither party would benefit from a default.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Argentina
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Argentina

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Argentina

14 May 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. In the first of a series of league tables for key markets, we present our findings for Argentina. Tanoira Cassagne Abogados worked on more debt capital markets transactions and had a higher combined deal value for those types of deals than any other Argentine law firm in 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s data.

Vaca Muerta: the day after the day after
Vaca Muerta: the day after the day after

Vaca Muerta: the day after the day after

14 May 2020

Less than six months ago, Argentina’s world-class shale play, Vaca Muerta, was booming. Since then covid-19 has hit Argentina, oil prices have nosedived, and lockdown measures have made companies close wells and stop new drillings. In preparation for the day after coronavirus, Martínez de Hoz & Rueda partner José Martínez de Hoz considers what Argentina should do to put Vaca Muerta and Argentina back on track.

Debt capital markets report Argentina: July-December
Debt capital markets report Argentina: July-December

Debt capital markets report Argentina: July-December

14 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 41 debt capital markets deals in Argentina from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$2.2 billion.