Nuestro estudio es uno de los pocos estudios de Argentina que cuenta con una práctica real en el asesoramiento a empresas de cara a licitaciones de energía renovable.
De hecho, luego de algunos intentos, Argentina lanza el Plan RenovAR y la primera licitación de energías renovable que se llevará a cabo el 6 de septiembre.
Florencia, socia del departmento de Energías Renovables, trabajó durante años como abogada senior en Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice (uno de los estudios líder en el área de Energías renovables en Brasil) en el asesoramiento a clientes para participar en las licitaciones de energías renovables coordinadas por ANEEL- la agencia de energía eléctrica de Brasil durante 2009- 2012-
Nuestra práctica incluye:
Asesoramiento legal en el desarrollo de proyectos greenfield y brownfield
Negociación de contratos de joint venture, contratos de compraventa de acciones y contratos de opción
Estructurar y preparar soeciedades vehículo de cara a las licitaciones de RenovAR Ronda 1
Due diligence de proyectos de energía renovable
Negociación de contratos de financiamiento
Estructurar fideicomisos para desarrollar proyectos de energía renovable.
We advise many local and international companies subject to specific regulatory frameworks, particularly in regard to:
Participation in competitive bidding processes, including analysis of the specifications sheet and preparation of the bid.
Advice on participation in public works and infrastructure projects, including the design and implementation of SPEs strategy and creation, negotiation of financing for projects and public/private partnerships.
Client representation before local and foreign governmental authorities.
Client representation during administrative and court proceedings.
Administrative law regulatory or related aspects of mergers and acquisitions, loans, and debt issue.
Regulatory and administrative audits.
Tax advisory services
Defense at federal, provincial, and local courts
Client representation before Argentine customs authorities.
Obtain import certificates and process import licenses.
Client representation before the federal courts.
Analysis of local and international regulations; interpretation and application of bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade agreements.
Planning of a customs’ trading strategy.
Advice provided on the development and implementation of codes of conduct and effective compliance programs to local and multinational companies.
Conduct and/or participation in internal investigations seeking to prove potential breaches of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), U.K. Bribery Act, and the Lei Anti-Corrupção 12.846/13 (Brazil).
Risk analysis and strategy determination (e.g., self-report, remedial actions) in the light of local and foreign legislation.
Ortiz & Asociados gives advice to clients on issues regulated by labor and social security laws, aspects of individual and collective labor rights, including the negotiation of collective, activity, or company labor agreements, and in regard to proceedings before administrative authorities.
Our firm has intense activity in highly complex lawsuits filed in various jurisdictions, either directly or jointly with correspondent law firms.
The attorneys in this department have active participation in due diligence processes in connection with company reorganizations and acquisitions, and in human resources’ management and organization within the framework of the so-called QLR (Quality Labor Relations).
The law firm of Ortiz & Asociados provides advice on matters related to labor risks and accidents, workplace accidents prevention, optimization of insurance coverage, surveys, analysis of losses and audit of medical reports or medical records; and the processing and settlement of Permanent or Temporary Disability (ILP/ILT, for their acronyms in Spanish) reimbursements, among others.
The firm is also experienced in the preparation of corporate pension plans, the implementation of benefits and incentive policies; expatriate policies and their migration and social security implications.
Advice to local and multinational companies on the design and implementation of trade practices in compliance with applicable law (sweepstakes, contests, and promotions, product advertising, product labeling, replacement of defective products, etc.).
Representation of clients in administrative and court proceedings related to the Argentine Consumer Protection Law.
Negotiations with individual consumers and organizations.
We provide professional services on information technology, data protection, and electronic commerce business management. Our professionals continuously refresh their knowledge to keep in step with an ever-changing market.
With a long track record in zoning and planning real estate developments, we have advised some of the major developers of gated communities in Argentina.
We provide advice on the formation of trusts and securitizations.
Financing, mortgages, and foreclosure services.
We draft construction contracts.
We represent clients in mergers, acquisitions, market concentration, and abuse of dominant positions, before the Argentine Antitrust Commission.
We have a highly qualified practice team and have participated in some high-profile cases pursued by the Argentine Antitrust Commission.
The work we do includes: i) antitrust audits; ii) analysis of abuse of dominant position cases; and iii) cartel investigations.
Advice on the telecommunications business and its regulatory framework.
Client representation in applying for licenses for the provision of telecommunications and radio broadcasting services, and the allocation of the spectrum.
Advice on antitrust law in the telecommunications and radio broadcasting industries.
Client representation in telecommunications lawsuits.
Our firm also has family law and estate attorneys.
Representation of local and multinational companies in administrative, court, and arbitration proceedings.
Client representation in complex litigation, either due to the nature of the issue, the amount involved, or the compromise of institutions.
Client representation in class actions.
Due diligence in lawsuits, and risk analysis and quantification.
Client representation before international chambers of arbitration.
Advice on structuring, incorporating, and managing corporations and book-keeping in Argentina.
Advice on the drafting of corporate documents such as by-laws and their amendments, capital increases in their various forms, filings and registrations with the supervision agencies.
M&As: Advice on acquisitions, the transfer of assets and going concerns, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, Business Cooperation Groups and other partnership contracts, shareholders agreements, mergers, spin-offs, and corporate reorganizations. Performance of due diligence processes.
Advice on the dissolution and liquidation of companies, etc.
Client representation of foreign companies; registration, changes and cancellation of registration with Public Registries; compliance with foreign corporations’ requirement to file annual reports with the Office of Corporations (Inspección General de Justicia).
Resolution of corporate conflicts.
Drafting and registration of technology transfer, trademark and software license agreements. Client representation before governmental agencies, INPI, Copyright Registry.
We provide advisory services to issuers and investors on the placement of shares, corporate notes (obligaciones negociables), ADRs, bonds and other securities in local and international markets.
We make filings with regulatory agencies such as Comisión Nacional de Valores, Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires, and Mercado Abierto Electrónico S.A.
We provide advice on other financial transactions, such as asset securitization and the creation of financial trusts.
We give advice to our clients during the initial structuring and subsequent stage of investments in Argentina.
Foreign investments by Argentine investors.
Mergers and Acquisitions.
Planning and structuring of joint enterprise and joint venture agreements.
Corporate registrations and records.
Acquisitions by bidding processes.
Client representation of public and private corporations.
Resolution of corporate conflicts.
Negotiating and structuring of financing.
Advance payments and pre-financing of exports.
Real estate financing and agribusiness.
Debt restructuring and bank restructuring.
Foreign exchange control.
Client representation in foreign exchange investigations.
Performance of due diligence procedures.