Alejandro Candioti is an international business lawyer. His practice spans the entire spectrum of business advice, primarily on mergers and acquisitions and contracts. He also advises on joint ventures, privatizations, private funds, corporate reorganizations, and other commercial agreements and their regulatory implications. He routinely involves advising on various corporate and governance matters. Likewise, a significant part of his experience was linked to the representation of issuers and underwriters of public and private debt in public and private offerings.
While he serves clients from all sectors of the economy, most of Alejandro’s work is concentrated in the information technology and entertainment industries. In addition to representing clients in acquisitions, sales, and restructurings, he has extensive experience in corporate disputes. He also advises on regulatory issues for the pharmaceutical and food industries.
He speaks and writes fluently in Spanish, French, English, and Portuguese.
Javier Gatto Bicain is a corporate tax lawyer. He deals with all aspects of business tax, with emphasis on tax planning for new ventures and international tax matters. He advises clients in structuring and negotiating significant domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and financial products. He is experienced in advising and executing complex tax driven corporate reorganizations.
He is also an accomplished tax litigator, having represented clients across virtually all industries in tax controversy disputes with AFIP (the Argentine federal tax bureau) and with various provincial tax authorities. Javier also has extensive experience in foreign exchange control; and in particular, in administrative proceedings on foreign exchange control matters before the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic.
José Antonio Ocantos is a business lawyer, with vast experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and foreign investments. Across his career, he has worked in a wide range of complex corporate reorganizations, divestitures, asset and stock acquisitions, representing both domestic and international clients in various M&A transactions of Argentina.
José’s practice also involves advising on secured and unsecured loans for financing acquisitions, including lending for leveraged buyouts and project finance.
His experience includes the resolution of corporate conflicts and shareholders litigation. José acts regularly as a member to the board of directors and advisor to the management of several companies in Argentina.
José Antonio Ocantos currently lectures as an associate professor at the School of Law of the Catholic University of Argentina.
Sebastián C. Alemán is a business lawyer specialized in advising local and foreign clients on mergers and acquisitions and on foreign investments in Argentina, in the latter case, including the legal assistance in the election of the investment vehicle and advice on applicable exchange controls regulations to the inflow/outflow of funds into/outside Argentina. He also advices clients on general commercial matters contracts; and on corporate law, corporate reorganizations, divestitures, assets and stock acquisition. Sebastián regularly acts as legal representative in Argentina of foreign investors, as well as a member of boards of directors and as an advisor to the management of several companies in Argentina.
He also has experience in secured and unsecured lending, including lending for leveraged buy-outs, work-outs and project financings, debt restructuring and debt exchange.
Alejandro Vogelman is a business lawyer specialized in banking, commercial and corporate law. Alejandro’s professional practice is mainly focused on local and international transactions, providing advice in structuring of transactions and financings, including trusts, funds, joint ventures, project finance and structured products. Alejandro’s professional practice includes providing advice on foreign investments and debt restructurings.
He has been involved in numerous lending and M&A transactions and strategic agreements providing advice to financial entities, private equity funds and strategic partners. He also has experience on banking regulations, contractual and general commercial law
Jorge Ocantos is a business lawyer specialized in the civil and commercial law areas, advising clients on court and out of court matters, in the civil, commercial and labor courts. The core of his practice is the insurance and reinsurance law, and has advised clients as an external counsel and also as in house Claims Manager of a major multinational insurance Company. This experience has brought him a great knowledge of the management process of the Business, allowing Jorge to can assist clients individuals and insurance/reinsurance companies.
Jorge published more than 20 articles of different law matters (civil law, insurance, constitutional and philosophy of law) that have been published in argentine law magazines (PrudentiaIuris, La Ley, El Dial, El Derecho, Forum). He has been professor of insurance law at the Universidad Católica Argentina and of contracts at the Universidad de Palermo. Currently he is studying to obtain the doctorate in law at the Universidad Católica Argentina.
He is fluent in Spanish and English and he also speaks and writes in German.
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