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Beccar Varela

Beccar Varela  

Legal Services | Argentina

tel: +54 11 4379 6800 | fax: +54 11 4379 6860
Edificio Republica, Tucuman 1, | Buenos Aires | C1049AAA | Argentina

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Horacio Beccar Varela

Horacio E Beccar VarelaManaging Partner


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: 160

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


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
  • 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


Junior Partners

Jose Cueva

Jose Carlos CuevaJunior Partner

Luciana Denegri

Luciana DenegriJunior Partner

Ignacio Flores

Ignacio FloresJunior Partner


Manuel Adrogue

Manuel Esteban AdrogueSpecial Counsel

Ana Andres

Ana AndresSenior associate

Santiago Barbaran

Santiago BarbaranSenior associate

Constanza Connolly

Constanza Paula ConnollySenior associate

Camila Corvalan

Camila CorvalanSenior associate

Lucia Degano

Lucia DeganoSenior Associate

Agustin Duarte

Agustin L. DuarteSenior Associate

Sol Duek

Sol DuekAssociate

Pilar Furnari

Pilar FurnariAssociate

Dorothea Garff

Dorothea GarffSenior associate

Lucia Guardone

Lucia GuardoneSenior associate

Luz Hitters

Luz HittersAssociate

Victoria Hugo

Victoria HugoAssociate

Valeria Kemerer

Valeria KemererSenior Associate

Fernando Kreser

Fernando KreserSenior associate

Rocio Laban

Rocio Alejandra LabanSenior associate

Luciana Liefeldt

Luciana Marina LiefeldtSenior associate

Juan Luchia Puig

Juan Luchia PuigSenior associate

Daiana Mari

Daiana MariAssociate

Lucas Mazza

Lucas MazzaAssociate

Angeles Murgier

Angeles MurgierSenior associate

Maria Muriago

Maria Carolina MuriagoSenior Associate

Gonzalo Ochoa

Gonzalo OchoaAssociate

Mercedes Pando

Mercedes PandoSenior Associate

Rocio Panizza

Rocio PanizzaAssociate

Gustavo Papeschi

Gustavo PapeschiSenior Associate

Lucila Parodi

Lucila ParodiAssociate

Juan Perrino

Juan Pablo PerrinoSenior associate

Mariano Plaza

Mariano PlazaAssociate

Eugenia Radaelli

Eugenia RadaelliSenior Associate

Dolores Reyes

Dolores ReyesAssociate

Maria Sala

Maria Juliana SalaSenior Lawyer

Carolina Serra

Carolina SerraSenior associate

Pedro Silvestri

Pedro SilvestriSenior associate

Carolina Uroz

Carolina UrozAssociate

Sofia Videla

Sofia VidelaAssociate

Gonzalo Viña

Gonzalo Ariel ViñaSenior associate


Gaspar Aguirre

Gaspar A. AguirreAdvisory Partner

Rodrigo Allende

Rodrigo AllendeSenior associate

Angela Bensignor

Angela BensignorCorporate Communications

Maria Benson

Maria BensonAdvisory Partner

Marcos Moreno Hueyo

Marcos Moreno HueyoSenior associate

Larissa Pergat

Larissa C. PergatBusiness Development & Marketing Manager

Sonia Semienchuk

Sonia Ivana SemienchukCorporate Communications

Emilio Vogelius

Emilio N. VogeliusAdvisory Partner


Regulation of the “Knowledge Economy Promotion Regime”: Decree No. 1034/2020
Beccar Varela, December 2020

Through National Executive Branch Decree No. 1034/2020, published in the Official Gazette on December 21, 2020: (i) Regulations of Law No. 27,506 and its amendments -also known as “Knowledge Economy Promotion Regime” (hereinafter, the “Regime” or the “Law”)- were approved; and (ii) the export duties applicable to the provision of services included in subparagraph c), of paragraph 2, of section 10 of Law No. 22,415 (Customs Code), carried out by entities registered in the “National Register of Beneficiaries of the Knowledge Economy Promotion Regime” (hereinafter, the “Register”), were reduced to 0%...

Intellectual Property - Patents & Trademarks Department Report: Resolutions No. 191 and No. 194 of the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)
Beccar Varela, December 2020

In this report, you will find a summary of two important resolutions published in the Official Gazette. Resolution No. 191/2020 Today, Resolution No. 191/2020 of the National Institute of Industrial Property was published in the Official Gazette, by means of which it was established that all communication deadlines made by the National Patent Administration and published in the Patents Bulletin will begin to run as from thirty (30) calendar days from said publication. Likewise, it was established that the aforementioned thirty (30) day term will also be applicable to notifications made during the period in which the terms were suspended, which took effect as of March 12, 2020...

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Beccar Varela and PAGBAM Advise on Tarjeta Naranja’s Class XLV Notes Issuance.
Beccar Varela, December 2020

Buenos Aires, 28 December 2020. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on Class XLV notes issuance, worth AR$3,057,000,000, carried out under the company’s Global Program of up to US$1,000 million. In this issuance, Tarjeta Naranja acted as issuer, Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U. as the organizer and placement agent and Banco Patagonia S.A. and Banco Santander Río S.A. as placement agents, who were advised by Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM). Class XLV notes issuance took place on December 18th, 2020. They will accrue interest at a floating rate, equivalent to Private Badlar rate plus cut off margin of 5%. Their maturity date will be on December 18, 2021...

Beccar Varela Advises Petroagro in Class II Notes’ Restructuring.
Beccar Varela, December 2020

Buenos Aires, 12.15.2020. Beccar Varela advised Petroagro S.A. on the Class II notes’ restructuring, issued on August 9th, 2019, under the company’s global program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum outstanding amount of up to US$30 million. Through a consent solicitation, Petroagro obtained the agreement of 100% of Class II Notes’ holders to amend certain terms and conditions, including the amortization schedule and interest. Beccar Varela advised Petroagro S.A. with the team led by partners Luciana Denegri and Pablo J. Torretta, assisted by associates María Victoria Pavani, Gonzalo Ochoa and María Inés Cappelletti...

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