Market: Argentina

Several firms steer Pan American debt transactions in Argentina

International and Argentine law firms have helped Pan American Energy in several debt transactions worth US$460 million in total.

27 May 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Restructuring

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

In the aftermath of Argentina’s historic deal with its foreign creditors, President Alberto Fernández described the indebtedness the country had left behind as a “labyrinth”. The US$65 billion deal is the largest sovereign debt restructuring in recent years and marked the first test of collective action clauses (CACs) included in bonds issued by Argentina back in 2016. It wins the restructuring category of our Deal of the Year Awards.

25 May 2021

Salaverri Burgio and Tavarone Rovelli in Albanesi Energía issuance

Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán has helped Argentine energy group Albanesi Energía create a US$250 million bond programme and make its first issuances.

24 May 2021

Argentina blocks Facebook-WhatsApp privacy policy update

Argentina's government has prevented Facebook from rolling out its updated WhatsApp privacy policy until the country’s competition authority has completed an investigation assessing whether the terms of service are anticompetitive.

21 May 2021

Peruvian state agency seeks to halt liquidation of oil consortium

A Peruvian state agency has filed an International Court of Arbitration (ICC) claim against an oil consortium, accusing it of using liquidation proceedings to escape its contractual and environmental obligations.

17 May 2021

Argentina's Albanesi Energía gets refinancing

Argentine electricity company Albanesi Energía has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán in Buenos Aires to refinance a US$175 million credit facility.

13 May 2021

Latin Lawyer announces Elite 2021

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2021

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we reveal this year’s Elite.

12 May 2021

Bruchou hires former Philips general secretary

Argentina's Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has hired the former Latin American general secretary of Dutch technology company Philips as of counsel.

11 May 2021

LyondellBasell sells stake in Argentine plastic company

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires has advised multinational chemical company LyondellBasell on the sale of shares in Argentine plastic company Surplast.

05 May 2021

Beccar Varela promotes three to partner

Argentine Latin Lawyer Elite firm Beccar Varela has strengthened its corporate and M&A, banking, compliance and real estate practices by promoting three lawyers to the partnership.

04 May 2021

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