Doing business in Argentina
Argentina is the eighth-largest country worldwide, and the second largest in Latin America. Being the world’s 27th largest economy, and the second-largest economy in South America. Argentina boasts plenty of natural resources, a highly-educated population of over 40 million people, the inexistence of racial, religious or geopolitical conflicts, the highest English speaking proficiency in the region, a wide school offer with international curricula, and the main metropolitan areas with lower pollution levels than most of Latin America urban center. Argentina´s capital city, Buenos Aires, is itself the 13th largest economy among the world’s cities.
With a lot of untapped markets and fields, doing business in Argentina may be very promising and
Castro Sammartino & Pierini is specially prepared to assist all kind of foreign investors and businesspersons, wishing to do business in Argentina, whether they are big multinational companies or small ventures.
Our advice covers the whole stages of setting up a new business in Argentina. From choosing the best legal vehicle, registering a foreign company with the Public Registry to allow it to be a shareholder or partner of a domestic company, incorporating an affiliated or subsidiary company, registering a branch, helping to lease or buy the premises, applying for trademark protection, hiring personnel, entering into commercial contracts, etcetera, our services are broad and comprehend both the set up and the day-to-day company´s legal needs.
We also assist foreign companies and businesspersons with preliminary agreements (letter of intentions, memorandums of understanding, term– sheets), due diligence, and the negotiation, drafting, and closing of stock purchase agreements to take interest in an existing local company.
Castro Sammartino & Pierini with your company, to be better, always.
From our Legal Blog
Promotion of the Knowledge-Based economy in Argentina: a new regime and incentives for this thriving field of the industry. Part one
By Law No. 27,506, published in the Official Gazette on June 10, 2019, the national government established the Promotion of the Knowledge-Based Economy Regime with the goal of promoting economic activities that apply the use of knowledge and the digitalization of information, supported by breakthroughs in science and technology, to obtaining goods, providing services and/or improving processes
To incorporate a brand new subsidiary in Argentina or take interest in an already existing company, foreign companies must first register themselves with the Public Registry, filing certain documents
Update on the corporate regime of Argentina: single-partner companies, simplified corporations, foreign companies, and some key issues to evaluate when legally organizing a business structure
In this opportunity, we will sum up the basics to be evaluated to set up a business structure, focusing on the corporation (“Sociedad Anonima”, or SA), the limited liability company (“Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada”, or SRL), and the simplified corporation (“Sociedad por Acciones Simplificada”, or SAS)