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Firm profile for Latin America 2022

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Firm Details

Managing Partner: Horacio E Beccar Varela

Contacts: Horacio E Beccar Varela, Tomás Allende, Emilio Beccar Varela, Maximiliano D’Auro, Miguel Remmer, María Shakespear

Number of partners worldwide: 41

Number of other lawyers worldwide: 120

Languages: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese

Firm Overview

Founded in 1897, Beccar Varela is a leading full-service law firm in Argentina. It advises local and international clients in all areas of corporate law across all industries, and seamlessly manages complex cross-border initiatives. It is an active member of the World Services Group, Interlex, Club de Abogados, ALAE and INBLF networks. Beccar Varela is the country’s first full-service law firm to have joined the United Nations Global Compact and to issue an annual sustainability report. The firm provides interdisciplinary advice on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) business models, including impact investments.

Practice Areas

Corporate/M&A: 

Advisory services range from small private acquisitions to listed companies, advising sellers and purchasers from banks, insurance companies and pension administrators, as well as industrial, commercial and service enterprises. The firm advises on corporate strategic decisions as well as on day-to-day business activities, including the negotiation of all kinds of agreements.

Banking & Financial Institutions and Capital Markets: 

The firm covers all areas of banking and finance, including exchange regulations, local and foreign currency secured and syndicated loan transactions, guarantees, structured finance, leasing and project finance. Capital market transactions include debt and equity issuances, corporate and green bonds, trust certificates, public offerings (IPOs), ADR issuances and debt securities.

Agribusiness: 

In-depth industry knowledge of this motor of the economy.

Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring:  

Services include prejudicial proceedings, credit recovery, enforcement of guarantees, ineffective operations, bankruptcy extensions and liability actions.

Competition & Antitrust: 

The team has had great success in many of the major operations, including antidumping.

Compliance: 

Expert advice and in-house training on business ethics, anti-corruption and money laundering, as well as investigations and asset tracing.

Consumer Law and Product Liability: 

Portfolio includes thousands of proceedings throughout the country, both class actions and individual damage claims.

Environment: 

Regulatory, permitting and compliance-related issues and audits, as well as due diligence for M&A transactions.

Fintech: 

Detailed knowledge of the regulatory complexities facing this fast-evolving sector.

Healthcare & Life Sciences: 

All legal matters concerning the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

Impact Investments: 

Development of business models that deliver measurable positive social impact with return on investment.

Insurance & Reinsurance: 

Addresses specific legislation related to insurance companies, as well as customer representation in legal proceedings.

Intellectual Property: 

Advice on protection, prosecution and licensing of patents, trademarks, software, copyrights and domain names, as well as sophisticated cross-border licensing and litigation strategies.

International Trade & Customs: 

Transaction and policy expertise covers trade agreements, WTO regulations, investigations into the presumed existence of dumping, safeguards, subsidies and technical obstacles to trade, as well as day-to-day customs issues and special proceedings such as customs indictments.

Labour & Employment: 

The firm handles all matters relating to employment and social security laws, including collective bargaining agreements and international migration.

Litigation & Arbitration: 

The specialist practice appears before both federal and provincial courts and international arbitration panels, including the International Chamber of Commerce.

Natural Resources: 

Clients turn to the firm for project finance and regulatory advice on major mining, oil & gas and power projects, including renewable energy.

Private Wealth and Private Clients: 

Tailor-made advice to high net worth individuals.

Private Equity and Venture Capital: 

The team serves all types of investment funds across all transaction stages.

Public Law: 

All projects involving public sector participation, such as public bids, contracts, PPP, infrastructure concessions and public law litigation.

Real Estate & Hospitality: 

Guidance to investors seeking to acquire, develop or finance real estate and hotel projects.

Tax: 

Legal advice on complex tax matters at national, provincial and municipal levels.

Telecoms, Media, Technology: 

The firm serves a powerhouse client roster on all aspects of TMT.

White Collar & Corporate Crime: 

Beccar Varela pioneered the incorporation of this practice area in local full-service law firms.

International Work

Clients include leading financial and industrial companies from all parts of the globe. The firm regularly supports international investors involved in major banking, industrial, commercial, mining and energy transactions, and manages Latin America-wide strategies through superb relations with law firms throughout the region. Beccar Varela has proudly served clients such as Citi for over 100 years and is equally dedicated to its pro bono clients.

Offices

Head Office: Tucumán 1, 3rd fl., Buenos Aires, Argentina (C1049AAA)

Northern Branch: Luis García 695, 9th fl., Tigre, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina (B1648AEC)

+ 54 11 4379 6800

[email protected]

Latin America

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2021

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 9 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Beccar Varela advises INVAP on Class IV notes’ issuance.

Authors: Luciana Denegri, María Victoria Pavani, María Inés Cappelletti, Julián Ojeda, Joaquín Vallejos

Press Release

Vista Oil & Gas issues Class IX and Class X notes.

Authors: Luciana Denegri, María Victoria Pavani, María Inés Cappelletti, Joaquín Vallejos, Julián Ojeda

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Banking & Finance
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Bankruptcy/Restructuring
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Competition/Antitrust
Band 2
Compliance
Band 1
Consumer Law
Band 1
Corporate/M&A
Band 1

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Argentina

Banking & Finance


Pablo José Torretta
Band 4
Roberto A. Fortunati
Band 4

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Martín Gastaldi
Band 4

Competition/Antitrust


Agustín Waisman
Band 1
Mercedes Pando
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Compliance


Manuel Beccar Varela
Band 3

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Florencia RosatiTMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology)
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María ShakespearCorporate/M&A
Roberto CrouzelCorporate/M&A
Daniel SeoaneInsurance

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Head Office

Edificio República

Tucumán 1, 3rd Floor

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1049AAA

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