Market: Argentina

The room where it happens

Law firm participation on behalf of corporates in the discussions that led to the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement is evidence of the unique perspective lawyers bring to the table in interactions between companies and governments.

30 October 2020

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

29 October 2020

Down but not out: the future for law firm offices

A recent Latin Lawyer survey of more than 100 Latin American law firms indicates a significant proportion – one in five – have opted not to reopen their offices after closing earlier this year in response to the covid-19 pandemic. Those that have reopened are operating at much-reduced capacity, with safety precautions in place. Our survey highlights changing attitudes towards office life and the chief concerns partners have about remote working.

26 October 2020

Argentina’s Tavarone Rovelli makes first internal promotion

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani has made its first partner promotion, strengthening the Argentine firm's flagship banking and finance practice.

23 October 2020

Argentine grid manager faces second arbitration claim

Argentina’s electricity market manager is facing a second claim at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) filed by an investor in a World Bank-sponsored renewables incentives programme.

22 October 2020

Risk appetite for deal-making in Latin America in constant flux, says panel

Risk tends to be a negative pressure on deal-making, but the covid-19 pandemic has forced buyers and sellers to assimilate to new conditions to keep M&A activity flowing, according to panellists speaking at Latin Lawyer Live Interactive M&A.

21 October 2020

Mendoza becomes first province to follow Republic with debt restructure

DLA Piper LLP in New York and Buenos Aires has helped Mendoza become the first Argentine province to restructure foreign debt – amounting to US$590 million – after the federal government sealed a landmark debt restructuring with bondholders last month.

19 October 2020

Ten LatAm firms confirm role in Nordex US$2 billion triple loan

Firms from across the world – including ten from Latin America – have advised on three loan agreements for global wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, worth a combined 1.66 billion euro (US$1.95 billion).

02 October 2020

The game changer for Argentina: collective action clauses

Lawyers involved in Argentina’s US$65 billion international debt restructuring reflect on the challenges and achievements of the deal, highlighting the activation of collective action clauses (CACs) as a key ingredient for the successful outcome of the restructuring.

28 September 2020

Dow Chemical buys Buenos Aires office tower

Argentina's Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has helped US company Dow Chemical buy a 30-story building in Buenos Aires from local real estate group Irsa Propiedades Comerciales (IRSA) for US$87 million.

24 September 2020

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