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  • 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 Institute of Seeds (“INASE”) Resolution No. 59/2019, and the Ministry of Security Resolution No. 258/2018, the Heath Secretary, the National Administration of Drugs, Food and Medical Technology...
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  • 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 anniversaries of a registration granted on or after January 12, 2013.

  • 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 Both International Commercial Arbitration Laws are based on the UNCITRAL Model Law, replacing outdated rules in both countries’ domestic legislations for international arbitrations.
 Originally published in Commercial Dispute Resolution - Spring 2019.
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  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in Argentina

 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”).
 Argentine law regulates different forms of real estate ownership. A brief summary is provided below...
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  • Latin American Environmental Regulatory Tracker - February 2019

 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

    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 for new companies.
 Below you will find a comparative analysis of the most relevant characteristics and the basic differences between an SRL, SA and SAS....
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  • Latin American Environmental Regulatory Tracker January 2018

 Chamber of Deputies Bill No. 7195-D-2018 would establish minimum provisions for identifying and recording environmental liabilities arising from any anthropogenic activity, as well as establishing the obligations for those responsible for such liabilities.

  • Latin American Environmental Regulatory Tracker December 2018

 The Secretariat of Environment and Sustainable Development published the 2017 State of the Environment Report.

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