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- Buying and Selling Real Estate in Argentina (Updated)
KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER ARGENTINIAN LAW - 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”). Please see full Chapter below for more information.
- 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 costs for new companies. However, as of the time of writing an amendment to the regulation of the SAS is being considered by the Legislative Branch, which could significantly reduce the access to this type of entity as well as increasing the bureaucratic burden. Please see full Chapter below for more information.
- Doing mining in Argentina
An overview of the mining sector in Argentina, its market, differentiator factors and recent trends. The mining sector in Argentina is becoming highly dynamic, providing genuine and sustainable development. Substantial exploration during the last 15 years has confirmed a great potential for the development of new world-class projects, related to the extraction of copper, gold, silver and lithium. Please see full Publication below for more information.
- 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 consider?
- 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.
- Argentine Protectionism
On August 21, 2012, the United States and Japan both initiated complaints against Argentina at the WTO because of Argentina’s use of trade protectionist measures. The two complainant nations took particular exception to Argentina’s import licensing requirements that discriminate against foreign...
- Latin American Truth Commissions: Confronting the Past - A comparative assessement of truth and reconciliation commissions in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala and Peru
We live in a multipolar world, where development and investment alike require reliable mechanisms for conflict resolution—to confront past problems and neutrally resolve future disputes. Latin America is a vibrant participant in the multipolar world. In the two decades since a wave of...
- Argentine Data Protection Authority Approves Model Clauses
The Argentine Data Protection Authority recently issued a new regulation approving two sets of model contractual clauses (controller-to-controller and controller-to-processor) for the international transfer of personal data. Argentina’s Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326 (PDPL) generally...
- LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Argentina
1. What role does the government of Argentina play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? Argentina’s government has issued general regulations regarding foreign investment, and has, in general, allowed the market and investment opportunities to self-regulate. There are no...
- 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....
- 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...
- Buying and Selling Real Estate in Argentina (Updated)
KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER ARGENTINIAN LAW - 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”). Please see full Chapter below for...
- Argentina's Winds of Change May Reach Its Employment Discrimination Law
With the Catholic Cardinals’ election of their fellow Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to Pope (Francis I), a spotlight has been cast in recent days upon his native Argentina. The white smoke announcing the Cardinals’ decision had barely begun to dissipate, when news media outlets began publishing...
- Implications of the Argentina Debt Litigation for Foreign Sovereign Immunity
Foreign sovereigns have long assumed that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) provides them with substantial protection against litigants in United States courts. Although the immunity afforded by the FSIA has never been absolute, two recent developments in the Supreme Court of the United...
- Latin American Environmental Regulatory Tracker
This month’s tracker reflects key initiatives from December 16, 2016 – January 15, 2017. Greetings! While there was some slowdown in regulatory activity towards the end of the year, as usual, there were also some fairly significant developments, although no significant surprises. ...