Decree of Necessity and Urgency No. 8/2020 of the GCBA – Extension of Health Emergency

On June 11, 2020, the Decree of Necessity and Urgency No. 8/2020 of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires was published, through which the Sanitary Emergency originally declared by Decree of Necessity and Urgency No 1/20 was extended until August 31, 2020. The DNU 1/20 of last August 31, 2020 establishes as the […]

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COMMUNICATION “A” 7030 BCRA – New Restrictions on the Exchange Market.

On May 29, 2020, through communication “A” 7030 (the “Communication”), the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (“BCRA”) has intensified the restriction on the exchange market. 1.  The Communication established that in order to grant access to the exchange market for the following operations: (i) Import payments and other purchases of goods abroad (ii) Payments […]

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Legalization / Apostille of electronic public documents performed remotely

It will be possible to legalize electronic public documents and those including holograph signatures to be submitted abroad by using the electronic tool “Remote Procedures” (“TAD” – “Trámites a Distancia”). It will be possible to legalize the following documents:Public documents issued by Argentine authorities or bodies attached in PDF format, with digital or holograph signature.Documents […]

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Mediation hearings held remotely – Resolution 121/2020

On April 23, 2020, Resolution 121/2020 (the “Resolution”) of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights was published in the Official Gazette. The resolution authorizes holding mediation hearings remotely during the validity of the movement and social distancing restrictions issued due to the public health emergency following the pandemic caused by Covid-19. Prejudicial mediators may […]

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The role of the business lawyer in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) situations

By mid-2018 when the economic crisis of the previous government arose, I started thinking about an article about the role of business lawyers in VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) situations. The factual-legal reality moved so fast in Argentina since August 2018, that I could not find a moment to write that article. In 2019, […]

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Resolution No. 3971/2020 of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Province of Buenos Aires Digital signature regime

By means of Resolution No. 3971/2020 (the “Resolution”) dated 15 April 2020, the Supreme Court of Justice of the Province of Buenos Aires enabled the use of digital signature to draft and issue its resolutions. The Resolution establishes that the members of the provincial high court, secretaries, sub secretaries and any other official authorized by […]

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General Resolution No. 4697/2020 of the Argentinian Tax Authorities– Substitution of shareholdings information regime

General Resolution No. 4697/2020 (the “Resolution”) of the Argentinian Tax Authorities was published on the Official Gazette on 16 April 2020. The Resolution substitutes the annual information regime of shareholdings, registration of transfers of shares, titles and other participations and creates the Registry of Foreign Passive Entities.   ANNUAL INFORMATION REGIME SUBJECTS BOUND TO REPORT […]

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Resolution 135/2020 of the Ministry of Employment – Province of Buenos Aires

Resolution 135 MTGP 2020 dated 5 April 2020 establishes that employers must prepare a Health and Hygiene Protocol due to Covid-19 pandemic which shall be in line with the provisions of Decrees No. 260/2020, 297/2020 and 325/2020 issued by the National Executive Power; Decree No. 132/2020 issued by the Province of Buenos Aires Executive Power; […]

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