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Beccar Varela

Beccar Varela  

Legal Services | Argentina

http://www.ebv.com.ar
tel: +54 11 4379 6800 | fax: +54 11 4379 6860
Edificio Republica, Tucuman 1, | Buenos Aires | C1049AAA | Argentina


Main Contacts

Horacio Beccar Varela

Horacio E Beccar VarelaManaging Partner

Offices

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Beccar Varela's Overview

Founded in 1897, Beccar Varela is one of the leading full-service law firms in Argentina, placing utmost priority on client service. With a main office in the city of Buenos Aires and a branch in Buenos Aires province, the firm has a widely acknowledged practice and advises clients both in Argentina and abroad on all the legal aspects of their organizations as well as in the execution of their transactions.

The team consists of over 145 lawyers specializing in different areas of law, 29 of whom are partners, along with a large number of paralegals, trainee lawyers and administrative staff, all of whom contribute to achieving the firm's goals. A commitment to innovation and an integrated corporate sustainability program underpins its work.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1897
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 130

Languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Mandarin.

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Aeronautical Law
  • Agribusiness
  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Capital Markets
  • Communication & Information Technology
  • Company Law
  • Competition – Antitrust
  • Compliance (Anti-money laundering, anti-bribery/corruption and data protection)
  • Corporate Governance & Board Advisory
  • Customs Law
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Export Control & Trade Sanctions
  • Family Law
  • Gaming
  • General Corporate Advice
  • Insolvency – Bankruptcy
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property - Patents & Trademarks
  • International Trade & Commerce
  • Labor & Social Security
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Private Clients
  • Private Equity
  • Product Liability
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate & Hospitality
  • Shipping & Maritime Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trust & Trust Services
  • White Collar and Corporate Crime
Representative Clients
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • Affinia
  • Allergan
  • American Airlines
  • Asociados Don Mario
  • Avon
  • Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires
  • Banco Itaú (Unibanco)
  • Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
  • Banco Santander Río
  • BBVA Banco Francés
  • Bradesco Seguros
  • CAEMe (Cámara Argentina de Especialidades Medicinales)
  • Cardif Seguros
  • Cía. Gral. De Fósforos Sudamericana
  • Citibank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Compañía General de Combustibles (CGC)
  • CSAV
  • Dana Holding Corp
  • Deutsche Bank
  • DHL Exel
  • Electrolux
  • Ericsson
  • Finlays
  • GlaxoSmithKlineGroupe Saint-Gobain
  • Interamerican Development Bank
  • International Finance Corporation
  • INVAP
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Laboratorios Menarini
  • Magna International
  • Medanito
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Minera Don Nicolás
  • Petróleos Sudamericanos
  • Petroquímica Comodoro Rivadavia
  • Phoenix Contact
  • Prisma Medios de Pago
  • Quintana E&P Argentina
  • Red Bull
  • Sabre
  • Samsung
  • Sanofi-Aventis Pharma
  • Sprint
  • Tarjeta Naranja
  • Telefónica de Argentina
  • Trafigura
  • Unilever
  • Walt Disney
  • World Bank
Professionals

Partners

Junior Partners

Jose Cueva

Jose Carlos CuevaJunior Partner

Luciana Denegri

Luciana DenegriJunior Partner

Ignacio Flores

Ignacio FloresJunior Partner



Lawyers

Manuel Adrogue

Manuel Esteban AdrogueSpecial Counsel


Ana Andres

Ana AndresAssociate


Wanda Bregman

Wanda BregmanAssociate





Lucia Degano

Lucia DeganoAssociate





Daniel Levi

Daniel LeviSenior Associate



Lucas Loviscek

Lucas LoviscekSenior Associate



Maria Muriago

Maria Carolina MuriagoSenior Associate


Gonzalo Ochoa

Gonzalo OchoaAssociate


Paula Omodeo

Paula OmodeoAssociate


Mercedes Pando

Mercedes PandoSenior Associate

Rocio Panizza

Rocio PanizzaAssociate


Gustavo Papeschi

Gustavo PapeschiSenior Associate

Lucila Parodi

Lucila ParodiAssociate



Eugenia Radaelli

Eugenia RadaelliSenior Associate


Agustina Saco

Agustina SacoAssociate


Maria Sala

Maria Juliana SalaSenior Lawyer


Carolina Serra

Carolina SerraSenior Associate


Hernan Sosa

Hernan Federico SosaSenior Associate


Francisco Zavalia

Francisco ZavaliaSenior Lawyer


Other

Gaspar Aguirre

Gaspar A. AguirreAdvisory Partner

Angela Bensignor

Angela BensignorCorporate Communications

Maria Benson

Maria BensonAdvisory Partner


Larissa Pergat

Larissa C. PergatInstitutional Relations

Sonia Semienchuk

Sonia Ivana SemienchukCorporate Communications

Emilio Vogelius

Emilio N. F. J. VogeliusAdvisory Partner


Articles

New Procurement Rules for Argentina's Federal Public Administration
Beccar Varela, July 2017

The purpose of this article is to highlight the principal changes to the rules and procedures governing national public procurements in Argentina, introduced by Decree 1030/2016. The new Regulation does not introduce substantial changes to its predecessor, although it does include some relevant modifications.   Introduction In September 2016, the government of Argentina modified some of the rules and procedures governing national public procurement. What follows is a brief primer on the principal changes. On 16 September 2016, the National Executive issued Decree No 1030/20126 modifying Decree 892/2012...

“Shareholders' rights in private and public companies in Argentina: overview” (article published in Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, July 31, 2015).
Beccar Varela, September 2015

TYPES OF LIMITED COMPANIES AND SHARES1. What are the main types of companies with limited liabilityand shareholders? Which is the most common? Which typedo foreign investors most commonly use?The most common types of companies that enjoy limited liabilityare the Sociedad Anónima (SAs) and the Sociedad deResponsabilidad Limitada (SRLs), and these are the main types ofcompanies with limited liability. Joint stock companies (Sociedaden Comandita por Acciones) are also common. In joint stockcompanies only the non-managing partner (socio comanditario)has limited liability up to the capital he subscribes.Foreign companies doing business in Argentina usually choosebetween an SA and an SRL...

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Press

Beccar Varela awarded Chambers’ “Argentina law firm of the year”
Beccar Varela, November 2017

19 November 2017. Beccar Varela won the “ARGENTINA LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR”, granted by the leading law firm directories publication Chambers and Partners. The “Chambers Latin America Awards 2017” ceremony took place on November 17th, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, in Miami, USA. Every year, the publication honors Latin American law firms that stand out for their work. After receiving the award, Horacio E. Beccar Varela, managing partner of Beccar Varela, said, “We thank Chambers and Partners for this recognition, the result of solid teamwork. At Beccar Varela we are celebrating the firm’s 120th anniversary by renewing our brand and innovating in our way of working...

Grupo Financiero Galicia registers follow-on offering on NYSE
Beccar Varela, October 2017

Buenos Aires, October 5th, 2017. Between September 29th and October 3rd, Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. issued 126,500,000 new Class B common shares (equivalent to US$632.500.000). Consequently, the registered capital as of the date amounts to AR$1,426,764,597. The offer was made in Argentina and in the United States, in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) with the advice and participation of both local and international law firms and placement agents. Beccar Varela in Buenos Aires and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York were the company's advisers in the follow-on offering on the New York Stock Exchange...

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