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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 5 days ago

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Agency agreements in Argentina

Agency agreements in Argentina have been legislated by the Civil and Commercial Code of the Nation (Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación, or CCCN), effective on 1 August 2015.

The main features of agency agreements in Argentina are the following … continue reading on our Legal Blog.

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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 24 days ago

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Hiring workers in Argentina: a guide for foreign companies

Hiring workers in Argentina is one of the next steps a foreign company wishing to do business has to undertake once it has set up its business organization. Labor relationships in Argentina have strong protection and are governed by … continue reading on our Legal Blog.

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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 28 days ago

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Foreign companies in Argentina: registration to do business


Foreign companies in Argentina enjoy a free and business-friendly environment, being the establishment of a subsidiary or a branch the legal vehicles most used. To establish a subsidiary … please continue reading on our Legal Blog.



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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 35 days ago

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Foreign investments in Argentina: legal framework and basics


Foreign investments in Argentina are constitutionally protected since the Article Number 20 of the National Constitution (Constitución Nacional, or CN by its Spanish acronym) grants foreigners the same treatment than Argentine citizens. Further, under Article Number 75, Sub-article Number 22, of the CN, the international treaties in force protecting foreign investments in Argentina have a higher hierarchy than laws.Please, continue reading on our Legal Blog.

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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 55 days ago

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Franchising disclosure in Argentina

Under Argentine Law, franchise agreements are governed by the Civil and Commercial Code of the Nation (Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación, or CCCN by its Spanish acronym).The franchisor´s disclosure obligations are contained in a single provision: the Article Number 1,514, Subarticle a), of the CCCN. It reads that the franchisor must:“a) provide, prior to the signature of the agreement, economic and financial information over the evolution of two years of units similar to the one offered in franchising, which have operated enough time, either in the country or abroad." Please, continue reading on our Legal Blog.

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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 84 days ago

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Which is the best legal vehicle to do business in Argentina?

The question about the best legal vehicle to do business in Argentina has recently received a brand new and far better answer, raising again the issue of how broad contractual freedom in corporate law is in our country. Please, continue reading on our legal Blog.

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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 116 days ago

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Renewable Energies in Argentina RenovAr Round 2: a new call for tender. Further tax incentives

Renewable Energies in Argentina RenovAr Round 2Moving forward with the ambitious program for fostering investments in the renewable energies field, the Argentine Federal Government has just launched a new open national and international call for tender. Please, continue reading on our Legal Blog.

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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 122 days ago

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Regulation of Simplified Corporations in Argentina to bring them up to speed


Regulation of Simplified Corporations in Argentina have just been put into force at the federal level, to have them fully operative as of 1 September 2017. This possibility of an organization is currently the most innovative, easy-to-incorporate, and customizable legal vehicle available to do business in Argentina. Please … continue reading on our Legal Blog.

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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 129 days ago

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Corporate Governance in Argentina Corporations. Part 2: director´s duties, guarantees, insurance, and fees.

Conflict of interests, transactions with the company and competitive activitiesFollowing with our series of articles on corporate governance of corporations in Argentina, we will now deal with the board´s duties, guarantees, insurance, and fees, as well as with different acts and activities the directors must refrain from engaging in. Please continue reading on our Legal Blog.


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Castro Sammartino & Pierini. Attorneys at Law
 Posted: 140 days ago

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PPP Contracts in Argentina: modifications to the traditional public procuring regime. Protection and other dispositions of interest to the private partner

Different laws govern the Federal Public Procuring Regime in Argentina.

On the one hand, the traditional public procuring methods are regulated by Law Number 13,064 (Public Works), Law Number 17,520 (Concession of Public Works), and Decree Number 1,023/2001 (Public Procurement of the National Administration), and its regulation by Decree Number 1,030/2016.

On the other hand, the new Public – Private Participation Contracts (the PPP Contracts) established by Law Number 27,328, and is regulatory Decree Number 118/2017 (both legal dispositions, the PPP Regime), as an alternative new tool to try to boost infrastructure development in the country … please, continue reading on our Legal Blog.