JD Supra (Blogs)

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  • JD Supra Argentina JD Supra, 2019
  • The joint statement of the Argentina’s Central Bank and the National Securities Commission about crypto-assets

    On May 20, Argentina’s Central Bank (“BCRA”) and the National Securities Commission (“CNV”) issued a joint statement warning about the risks and implications involved in using and investing in crypto-assets.

  • Digging Deeper Episode 8: Investigating Corruption in Argentina

    Lazaro Baez was recently sentenced to 12 years in jail for money laundering in Argentina, charges that connected him to political powers still at large in the country.

  • Argentina: Q&A - Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Policies (UPDATED)

    WLG asked member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Responses for Argentina have been updated with new questions since its initial publication in January. Can an employer require compulsory COVID vaccination? If yes, are there any exceptions or special circumstances that an employer must

  • Dentons COVID-19 Retail Tracker - Argentina (UPDATED)

    Status – Has any special status been introduced? The Argentine government took measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 since the very beginning of the pandemic.

  • COVID-19 State Aid and Compliance

    The disruptions on the economy and the labor markets caused by COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, were immediately followed by aid relief measures established by virtually every government. Within a context of emergency, financial relief measures such as loans, tax deductions and others, imply certain compliance risks for companies and businesses that should be thoroughly considered.   

  • Dentons COVID-19 Retail Tracker - Argentina

    The Argentine government took measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 since the very beginning of the pandemic.

  • Data privacy and COVID-19 Vaccine

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Argentine Data Protection Authority has issued several recommendations and regulations, particularly focused on how the COVID-19 affects the personal data protection field.

  • Exception Access Regime – cannabis products and derivatives

    The National Ministry of Health issued Resolution No. 654/2021 (hereinafter referred as the “Resolution”) This Resolution approved an Exception Access Regime for products that contain cannabinoids or derivatives of the cannabis plants devoted exclusively for medicinal uses in individual treatments or in the framework of scientific research.

  • 2021 Venture Capital Guide - Argentina

    World Law Group member firms recently collaborated on a Global Venture Capital Guide that covers more than 30 jurisdictions on investment approval processes, typical investment sectors and investment structures on Venture Capital deals (and more!).

  • Argentina: Q&A - Employer COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

    We asked our member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Laura LaFuente shares her view from Argentina.

  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in Argentina (Updated)

    I. INTRODUCTION. Below you will find a brief outline of the legal regulation of the acquisition of real estate property in Argentina, which is mainly governed by the Argentine Civil and Commercial Code (“CCC”). II. FORMS OF REAL ESTATE OWNERSHIP. Argentine law regulates different forms of real estate ownership. A brief summary is provided below... Please see full Chapter below for more...

  • Resolution “A” 7168/2020

    Production of Argentine Natural Gas. Funding for gas project. Foreign exchange restrictions excepted. This resolution establishes that payment of dividends, loans and funds repatriation are exempted from some foreign exchange restrictions.

  • Bills ruling Crypto assets in Argentina

    Two bills were introduced in the Argentine Congress aiming to create a national legal framework for crypto assets. During the last years, Argentina’s crypto assets ecosystem has been growing constantly and significantly gaining certain relevancy within the LatAm region and globally. Crypto assets have been of particular interest in Argentina as a way to mitigate the inflation effect over the...

  • Establishing A Business Entity In Argentina (Updated)

    Types of business entities - The two most common types of legal entities adopted in Argentina are the limited liability company (“Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada” or “SRL”) and the corporation (“Sociedad Anónima” or “SA”). In 2017, Argentina incorporated a new type of legal entity, the Simplified Company ("SAS"), which was expected to simplify procedures, corporate bodies and reduce...

  • Severance payment for termination: Items payment in lieu of notice and the proportional vacations - income tax treatment

    On October 29, 2020 the National Federal Administrative Court of Appeals ruled in the case of “Cano, Juan Carlos c/ DGI s/ recurso directo de organismo externo.” The case was related to a refund requested by Juan Carlos Cano for an amount of ARS$159,794.

  • Argentina enacted a new law on the acquisition of COVID-19 vaccine

    The Argentine Congress passed Law No. 27.573 declaring of public interest the research, development, manufacture, and acquisition of vaccines for coronavirus, within the health emergency framework established by Law No. 27.541.

  • Real estate auctions in Argentina: Payable in Pesos or in US Dollars?

    In the frame of COVID-19 Pandemic, Argentina is currently not only facing the worldwide economic crisis, but also an “exchange crisis”. Since August 2019, the Government has enacted a set of regulations that increasingly limited the access to the foreign exchange market, especially affecting local operations in US Dollars (this general FX restriction is locally known as “cepo cambiario”).

  • The new “Cancelation link”

    The Secretariat of Domestic Trade issued a resolution which establishes the obligation of companies to introduce in their websites a link that will allow consumers to cancel the purchase of goods or services. The new resolution 424/2020 (the “Resolution”) of the Secretariat of Domestic Trade (the “Secretariat”) establishes that those who provide services or market goods through websites must...

  • Argentina: Severance Pay Doubled for Dismissals Without Fair Cause

    In response to the socioeconomic environment in Argentina, on December 13, 2019, President Alberto Fernandez issued a 180-day urgent decree declaring a public emergency in relation to employment, which is due to last 180 days.

  • Latin America COVID-19 Legal Landscape

    1. ARGENTINA - A. Are employer mandatory screenings and medical evaluations enforceable in your jurisdiction? The rule is that employers cannot require employees to submit to mandatory screenings and medical evaluations, unless the employees are asking for medical leave. However, under the current circumstances, employers may be authorized to request the employees to submit to the...

  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in Argentina (Updated)

    KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER ARGENTINIAN LAW - I. INTRODUCTION. Below you will find a brief outline of the legal regulation of the acquisition of real estate property in Argentina, which is mainly governed by the Argentine Civil and Commercial Code (“CCC”). II. FORMS OF REAL ESTATE OWNERSHIP. Argentine law regulates different forms of real estate ownership. A brief...

  • Establishing A Business Entity In Argentina (Updated)

    Types of business entities - The two most common types of legal entities adopted in Argentina are the limited liability company (“Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada” or “SRL”) and the corporation (“Sociedad Anónima” or “SA”). In 2017, Argentina incorporated a new type of legal entity, the Simplified Company ("SAS"), which is expected to simplify procedures, corporate bodies and reduce costs...

  • Opportunities Open for Huge Argentine Shale Gas Reserves as Quest Begins for Onshore LNG

    Recent presidential elections in Argentina have brought the center-left Peronist party back to power and added a measure of uncertainty to the country’s promising oil and gas sector for investors. Over the past two years, reductions in drilling and development cost and enhanced production coupled with regulatory reform have positioned the country’s natural sector for expansion. In a very short...

  • Argentina launches .AR domain registrations

    NIC Argentina, the Argentinian domain name Registry, has announced that it is launching domain name registrations directly at the second level under .AR.  The launch started on 11 September 2019 and will end in February 2020.

  • Financial Implications of Argentina’s Return to Peronism

    The long-awaited results from Argentina’s elections on October 27, 2019, have significant implications both for the future of Argentina and the international community. Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez defeated incumbent Mauricio Macri in the election, with Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, President Macri’s predecessor, as his running mate....

  • Expanding Cannabis Operations In Latin American & The Caribbean: Argentina

    Medical Use: Yes, regulations recently in place since March 2017. Recreational Use/Adult Use: Not permitted under Argentine law. Current Regime/National Act No. 27,350 - “Medical and Scientific Investigation of the Therapeutic Use of Legislation (or Cannabis Plant and its derivatives”, passed on March 2017, and its Regulatory Decree Proposed Legislation) No. 738/2017; the National...

  • Mid-Term Declarations Now Required in Argentina

    On May 27, 2019, the Argentine Trademark Office issued Resolution No. 123/2019 (the Resolution), which added mid-term declarations of use, created grace periods for renewals and created response periods of 30 days for most official actions. Generally, the most relevant change under the Resolution is that trademark owners must now file a mid-term declaration of use between the fifth and sixth...

  • Argentina and Uruguay: A New Hope for Arbitration

    In July 2018, both Argentina and Uruguay passed new arbitration laws governing arbitrations seated in the respective countries, WilmerHale counsel Rina See and visiting foreign lawyer Tomas Ambrosini offer a comparison on the new laws against the text of the UNCITRAL Model Law. Both International Commercial Arbitration Laws are based on the UNCITRAL Model Law, replacing outdated rules in both...

  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in Argentina

    I. INTRODUCTION. Below you will find a brief outline of the legal regulation of the acquisition of real estate property in Argentina, which is mainly governed by the Argentine Civil and Commercial Code (“CCC”). II. FORMS OF REAL ESTATE OWNERSHIP. Argentine law regulates different forms of real estate ownership. A brief summary is provided below... Please see full Chapter below for...

  • Latin American Environmental Regulatory Tracker - February 2019

    ARGENTINA - ENERGY - Law No. 27492 modifies Law No. 26.473 to ban the import and marketing of halogen lamps as of December 31, 2019.

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