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Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani - Abogados

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Partners: Marcelo R Tavarone, Mariano Rovelli, Federico Salim, Gastón Miani, Juan Pablo Bove, Nicolás Eliaschev, Federico Otero and Julieta De Ruggiero
Number of partners: 8
Number of other lawyers: 51


Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:
Marcelo R Tavarone, Federico Salim
Tax, Customs & Foreign Trade: Gastón A Miani
Corporate & M&A: Juan Pablo Bove, Federico Otero
Dispute Resolution, Arbitration & Bankruptcy: Mariano Rovelli
Energy & Natural Resources & Public Law: Nicolás Eliaschev

Firm Overview: Founded by key individuals who achieved a strong reputation in the legal market over the past decade, this firm has arrived with strength to the Argentine legal market. Providing high-quality work with international standards, the firm has managed in a very short time to take an important position in the market. Its team has extensive experience focusing on quality work with strong partner involvement and professional ethics. The presence of the firm in landmark transactions and high-profile cases has become notable during recent times.

Areas of Practice:

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:
Tax, Customs & Foreign Trade: 15%
Dispute Resolution & Bankruptcy: 16%
Corporate & M&A: 22%
Energy & Natural Resources: 16%
Public Law: 6%

Main Areas Of Practice:

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:

The firm represents local and international clients in all aspects of financing transactions. It advises on debt and equity capital markets, securitisations, government bonds, syndicated loans, acquisition financing and project financing. It also provides advice to local companies in debt restructuring processes, including both commercial and financial debt. In addition, the firm provides advice on multiple regulatory matters, such as banking regulations, public offering regulations, foreign exchange and anti-money laundering.

Tax, Customs & Foreign Trade:
The firm provides a comprehensive advice to its clients on international, national, provincial and municipal taxation laws and regulations. TRS&M also provides support on national and international tax planning for clients’ business structures and financing alternatives. It also advises corporate clients with its import and exports in connection with tariff classification, customs valuation, import restrictions, reimbursements and other incentives to exports, dumping investigations, subsidies, quotas and safeguards. The members of the firm’s tax, customs and foreign trade practice have extensive experience in complex litigation before administrative and judicial courts.

Corporate & M&A:
The firm provides a highly dedicated and personalised advice to individuals, corporations and private equity funds regarding its investments, joint ventures and divestments. It advises clients in each stage of the transaction including due diligence, legal and tax structuring, negotiation and closing of the agreements. It also advises clients in the planning and structuring of joint ventures, shareholders agreements, restructurings and spin-offs.

Dispute Resolution, Arbitration & Bankruptcy:
The firm advises and represents clients in a wide range of commercial, civil, administrative, employment and tax legal disputes, including shareholder litigation, class actions, enforcement of foreign judgments and awards, foreign exchange and financial controversies and Supreme Court litigation. The firm also assists clients in arbitration and insolvency and bankruptcy litigation.

Energy & Natural Resources:
The firm advises companies, the financial sector and governmental entities in the structuring of energy and infrastructure projects as well as in mergers and acquisitions of companies and assets in those sectors. The firm’s advice comprises renewable energy (wind, solar, hydro) and electricity on a general basis (including generation, transmission and distribution), as well as oil and gas (including upstream and downstream). The firm represents its clients in new project development as well as in matters in connection with regulators and suppliers. The firm provides legal support regarding power purchase agreements, gas supply agreements, EPC, O&M and equipment supply contracts as well as in connection with disputes and filings before the electricity and gas regulators.

Public Law:
TRSyM advices energy, infrastructure, industrial, commercial, financial and services companies in connection with all public and administrative law matters, including procurement procedures as well as disputes and litigation with governmental entities.

Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese.

The firm has a diverse base of domestic and international clients that include corporates and financial institutions. Representative clients among financial institutions include: UBS AG, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Banco Itaú Argentina, Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Banco de Valores, Banco Galicia, Banco de la Provincia de Córdoba, BST, Banco Interfinanzas, Banco del Chubut, Banco Supervielle, HSBC Bank, TMF Trust (Argentina), DLL Argentina, INTL and Consultatio Asset Management. On the corporate side, representative clients include Austral Líneas Aéreas-Cielos del Sur SA, Grupo Albanesi, GE, Contral Puerto, Bunge, Cargill, Nucleoeléctrica Argentina, SANCOR Seguros, Grupo Santa Lucía, Hoerbiger, Electroingeniería, First Data Cono Sur, Bayer, GrupoAlicorp, SoEnergy, Sybac Solar, Loma Negra, Compañía MEGA, MSU, Sunco, Solar Century, Ventus, AGCO Capital and Village Cinemas.