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Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen

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Number of partners worldwide: 25
Number of other fee-earners worldwide: 126

Firm Overview:
PAGBAM is one of the largest and most dynamic full service law firms in Argentina. With over 180 members, it has a track record for providing the highest quality legal advice to demanding clients in their transactions and cases, many of which made news in Argentina. PAGBAM’s clients include multinational corporations, local and international banks and financial institutions, as well as domestic companies and individuals in a wide range of industries and sectors. PAGBAM also helps the public sector, multilateral institutions and NGOs in developing and improving legislation. PAGBAM consistently ranks among the top tier law firms in Argentina and Latin America, both by practice area and in general, according to recognised legal publications. PAGBAM is committed to providing legal advice that is insightful and valuable for its clients.

Main Areas of Practice:

Administrative, Regulatory Law & Utilities:
PAGBAM has ample experience in administrative and public law matters and economic regulation affecting companies operating in regulated and non-regulated markets.
Team: Nicole Jaureguiberry

Antitrust & Consumer Protection:
PAGBAM represents clients in complex antitrust litigation and administrative investigations.
Team: Luis D. Barry, Lautaro D. Ferro

Banking & Finance:
PAGBAM advises leading domestic and international financial institutions on financings, involving multiple types of facilities, currencies, collateral and jurisdictions, as well as on banking, foreign exchange and securities regulatory matters.
Team: Alan Arntsen, Diego Serrano Redonnet, María Gabriela Grigioni

Capital Markets:
PAGBAM assists clients on all types of equity, debt and convertible debt offerings in the domestic and international capital markets.
Diego Serrano Redonnet, María Gabriela Grigioni

Conservation of Natural Resources:
PAGBAM advises the most important national and international donors and property owners of real estate for the creation of national parks, ecological restoration and rewilding.
Team: Nicole Jaureguiberry

Corporate Governance & Compliance:
PAGBAM advises its clients on corporate governance matters, compliance, responsibility, corporate ethics of directors and officers, corporate criminal liability and money laundering.
Team: Alan Arntsen, Guillermo Quiñoa, M. Gabriela Grigioni, Enrique Betemps , Vanina Veiga

Corporate Law:
PAGBAM advises clients on setting up different types of entities, including shareholders’ meetings, advice to boards and relationships with shareholders and day-today corporate law matters.
Team: P. Eugenio Aramburu, Vanina Veiga

PAGBAM advises clients on regulatory matters, administrative and judicial proceedings, strategic operations, advice on national regulations and international treaties, duty issues and import restrictions.
Team: Manuel M. Benites, Andrés Galíndez

Debt Restructuring & Insolvency:
PAGBAM advises on major court and out of court workouts and debt restructurings and exchange or exit consents, representing creditors, debtors, and financial advisors, bondholders and trustees.
Team: Diego Serrano Redonnet, Lautaro D. Ferro

PAGBAM advises in the exploration, production, transportation, distribution and marketing of hydrocarbons, as well as electricity generation and distribution.
Team: Francisco Javier Romano

PAGBAM represents life and health insurance, property and casualty insurance companies, brokers and reinsurance companies in matters regarding insurance industry related matters.
Team: Mariano F. Grondona

Intellectual Property:
PAGBAM advises on all aspects of intellectual property protection, including trademarks, patents, domain names and utility models registration and protection.
Team: Fernando Alonso, Julio Lago, Santiago Fiorito

Labour & Employment:
PAGBAM advises clients on labour and social security related litigation, the implementation of incentives and benefit plans, and handles negotiations with unions and employees.
Team: Julio Stefanoni Zani, Enrique A. Betemps, Julio Lococo

Litigation & Arbitration:
PAGBAM is responsible for complex litigation and all types of legal disputes and court proceedings, including class actions and litigation before the Supreme Court. PAGBAM also assists clients in the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.
Team: Luis M. Incera; Lautaro D. Ferro; Arnaldo Cisilino

Mergers & Acquisitions:
PAGBAM represents purchasers, sellers, entrepreneurs, managers and investment funds in transactions involving both public and private companies, including asset acquisitions, mergers, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs, divestitures, recapitalisations and strategic alliances.
Team: Jorge L. Pérez Alati, Diego Serrano Redonnet, Santiago Daireaux, P. Eugenio Aramburu

Private Equity & Venture Capital:
PAGBAM advises on the full range of private equity and venture capital investment-related activities providing advice on all aspects of investments.
Team: Jorge L. Pérez Alati, Alan Arntsen, Diego Serrano Redonnet, Santiago Daireaux, P. Eugenio Aramburu

Project Finance & Infrastructure:
PAGBAM is involved in commercial bank financings, multilateral, bilateral and ECA financings, construction and term debt facilities, equity and debt syndications, partnerships, public and private bond offerings and structured receivables arrangements.
Team: Alan Arntsen, Diego Serrano Redonnet, P. Eugenio Aramburu

Real Estate:
PAGBAM’s legal advices in the development of some of the most important housing, urbanization and industrial projects in Argentina, the design of construction agreements and the performance of such agreements, assistance in the acquisition of land and negotiation and drafting of leasing agreements and other related documents.
Team: Guillermo E. Quiñoa

The tax practice group deals with both domestic and cross-border contexts. The group has an extensive practice in the resolution of tax controversies and it has obtained remarkable victories in tax litigation before the Supreme Court.
Team: Manuel M. Benites, L. Marcelo Núñez

Telecommunications, Technology & Data Protection:
PAGBAM provides a full range of legal advice to national and international companies on issues related to the update on the regulation of personal data, data transfers, privacy issues, and litigation for Internet content and services.
Mariano Grondona , Arnaldo Cisilino