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Marval O'Farrell Mairal

International Trade/WTO

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What the team is known for

Full-service powerhouse with an outstanding international trade and customs practice. Comes highly recommended for its capabilities in the trade remedies arena, renowned for handling significant anti-dumping investigations and assisting exporters and importers with price undertaking. Also provides counsel on export regulations and foreign exchange restrictions. Services an impressive clientele hailing from several sectors, including the food and beverages, manufacturing and agrochemical fields. Sought after by clients with activities in Brazil and East Asia.

Strengths

A commentator lauds: "They always provide precise, pragmatic and valuable responses," further stating: "The team fields excellent professionals who deeply understand anti-dumping regulations in Argentina."

Clients attest: "They offer different options to accomplish our goals and to achieve the best possible outcome. They have shown very good insight into the possible implications for the company throughout the process." Another client confirms: "They understand the big picture."

Work highlights

Represented importer O Tek Argentina and exporter Novapol Plásticos in an anti-dumping investigation concerning the importation of resin from Brazil.

Notable practitioners

Horacio García Prieto focuses his practice on customs law, with complementary expertise in the tax arena. An interviewee says: "I worked with him for customs matters and his analysis and approach has fast-tracked the litigation proceedings in some cases."

Associate-to-watch Jazmine Daruich is "very well prepared and able to lead clients through complex issues," as reported by an observer. Another source remarks: "Jazmine is a very hard-working professional with excellent drafting skills."

Revered practitioner and head of department Pablo Gayol is lauded by a client, who attests: "He is fully in control of the matters and is very present," while another source concurs: "Pablo follows up on issues very closely." An interviewee is impressed by his expertise in trade remedies and states: "Pablo is very clever and has a solid background in anti-dumping rules. He always anticipates the actions that the authorities take."

Of counsel Patricia López Aufranc continues to be noted for her trade remedies practice, offering a solid track record assisting with anti-dumping investigations. She also provides clients with advice on import/export regulation.

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Overview

Marval is at the forefront of international trade activity in Argentina; the firm is consistently involved in the biggest, most complex and most important cases.

Our international trade practice group has an unrivalled range of expertise, covering international trade remedies (antidumping, subsidies, safeguards), customs law, tariff code interpretation, rules of origin, non-tariff trade barriers (e.g. non-automatic licenses) and international trade litigation.

We have particularly strong expertise in antidumping investigations and participate in almost all major antidumping investigations in Argentina. We also have a strong practice in WTO dispute resolution procedures.

Our international trade and customs practice covers a wide range of matters including:

  • Antidumping investigations
  • Import Certificates and Import Licensing Procedures
  • WTO Dispute Settlement
  • Regulation of International Trade on Services
  • Rules of Origin
  • Rules on Customs Valuation
  • Technical Barriers to Trade 

International Trade/WTO Department

Marval O'Farrell Mairal

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Department location

Av. Leandro N. Alem 882

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1001AAQ

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International Trade/WTO


Horacio García Prieto
Band 3
Jazmine Daruich
Associates to watch
Pablo Gayol
Band 1
Patricia López Aufranc
Band 3