Professional Notice

Nicholson y Cano Abogados


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:

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.

Banking and securities: 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.

Corporate and commercial law: 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.

Compliance and anticorruption: the firm advises clients to comply with local and international regulations related to money laundering, compliance, anticorruption, data privacy, regulatory affairs, among other issues. The team also assists companies to prevent them from fraud or illegal actions, designing and auditing compliance programmes.

Environmental law: NyC is one of the few firms that has a highly qualified and specialised team that deals exclusively with environmental issues. 

Insurance: long and traditional participation in the insurance and reinsurance business providing advice to several major operating groups in Argentina.

Labour law: The firm 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.

Litigation: 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.

Mining: broad experience advising clients in all stages, from junior companies in exploration stages to majors in feasibility, development, construction, production and abandonment stages. We advise mining companies regarding their mining claims and properties, as well in privatisations of state-owned mining fields. 

Oil and gas: leading one-stop shop for energy companies for all its legal matters and pioneer in the structuring on legal investments and joint ventures in Vaca Muerta Shale Play since Vaca Muerta’s early development days, both in upstream and midstream areas.

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.

Tax and foreign trade: the firm has a proven experience in tax counselling with exhaustive knowledge regarding local and foreign regulations and tax planning. 

International clients: NyC represents and advises many international companies providing a wide range of services including among others: adidas, ArcelorMittal, Assurant, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bridgestone, British American Tobacco, Cargill, Cisco, General Motors, HSBC, JPMorgan, Mitsubishi Corporation, NEC, Pluspetrol, Prudential, SC Johnson & Son, Shell, Telefónica, Whirlpool and Zurich.

San Martín 140 
Buenos Aires 
Tel: +54 11 4872 1600

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