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
By Law No. 27,570, published in the Official Gazette on October 26, 2020, certain amendments were made to the Law No. 27,506 that had established the Regime for the Promotion of the Knowledge Economy in Argentina
The new regulation of trusts in Argentina set by the General Inspectorate of Justice (the IGJ) is another setback and advance by the regulator over the private sector in this new phase of the agency that began in 2020.
The transfer of business in Argentina, by any means, including the merger and acquisition of companies, cause that all labor obligations of the transferor will pass to the acquirer (Contract of Employment Law N° 20,744, Section 225).