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Bruchou Fernandez and Davis Polk in floating notes offering in Argentina
Bruchou Fernandez and Davis Polk in floating notes offering in Argentina

Bruchou Fernandez and Davis Polk in floating notes offering in Argentina

31 October 2000

On October 31, 2000, BBVA Banco Francés SA completed the offering of floating rate notes in the principal amount of US$150 million, due 2002.

Argentina's Perez Alati advises in cross-border stock acquisition
Argentina's Perez Alati advises in cross-border stock acquisition

Argentina's Perez Alati advises in cross-border stock acquisition

31 October 2000

The transaction closed on October 31, 2000 with the Holbah Merchant Company Ltd and Grupo Bapro SA acquiring 55 per cent of the Previnter companies from AIG and Banco Bansud.

Argentine and Uruguayan firms advise in cross-border stock acquisition.
Argentine and Uruguayan firms advise in cross-border stock acquisition.

Argentine and Uruguayan firms advise in cross-border stock acquisition.

20 October 2000

M & M Bomchil and Bado Kuster advised paper producer Fanapel in a stock purchase agreement which was signed in New York on October 20, 2000.

The Avoidance of Tax Evasion Law and the Economic Emergency Law
The Avoidance of Tax Evasion Law and the Economic Emergency Law

The Avoidance of Tax Evasion Law and the Economic Emergency Law

19 October 2000

With the approval of the House of Representatives on October 19, 2000, the Avoidance of Tax Evasion Bill and the Economic Emergency Bill have both become laws.

Marval, O'Farrell in brewery transaction with Brazilian and Uruguayan firms
Marval, O'Farrell in brewery transaction with Brazilian and Uruguayan firms

Marval, O'Farrell in brewery transaction with Brazilian and Uruguayan firms

13 October 2000

On October 13 2000, France's Groupe Danone and the world's number three brewer, Brazilian Ambev (Brahma and Antartica), took control of Uruguay's Compañía Salus.

Marval O'Farrell partner elected chair of Lex Mundi
Marval O'Farrell partner elected chair of Lex Mundi

Marval O'Farrell partner elected chair of Lex Mundi

12 October 2000

On October 12, 2000 during the association's recent annual conference in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, Alfredo M O'Farrell, partner of Argentine law firm Marval O'Farrell & Mairal, was elected chair of Lex Mundi.

Estudio O´Farrell, Tozzini, Freire and Hoet, Pelaez in website launch
Estudio O´Farrell, Tozzini, Freire and Hoet, Pelaez in website launch

Estudio O´Farrell, Tozzini, Freire and Hoet, Pelaez in website launch

10 October 2000

On October 10, 2000 the the launch of Demarcas.com, a website specialising in trademarks and patents, was announced.

Syndicated Term Facility executed locally by M&M Bomchil and Bruchou, Fernández Madero
Syndicated Term Facility executed locally by M&M Bomchil and Bruchou, Fernández Madero

Syndicated Term Facility executed locally by M&M Bomchil and Bruchou, Fernández Madero

17 September 2000

The final US$25 million was lent to Central Termoeléctrica on September 21, with the yen equivalent of US$70 million having been lent to Central Costanera two months earlier.

New legal framework for tender offers
New legal framework for tender offers

New legal framework for tender offers

07 September 2000

In the last three months the National Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional de Valores - CNV), the body in charge of the supervision of the capital market in Argentina, issued two resolutions by means of which the regulatory regime for tender offers was modified.

New rules for competition
New rules for competition

New rules for competition

03 September 2000

On September 3 a decree was passed that will open up land line telephony services in Argentina to competition on November 9, 2000.