Provision No. 357/2021 of the National Directorate for Consumer Defense and Consumer Arbitration (the “Provision”), published in the Official Gazette on May 31st, 2021, incorporated the following activities to the list of suppliers that are compelled to include within their web pages the “Cancel Services Button“: Subscription to savings plans; Insurance services; Timeshare accommodation services; Subscription to streaming or digital distribution of multimedia content. The “Cancel Services Button”, in force since May 28th, 2021, was created by Resolution No...
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Consumer Protection Department Report Secretariat of Commerce Resolution No. 485/2021: Law No. 27,545 – Regulation of Subsection c) of Article 7
Secretary of Commerce Resolution No. 485/2021, published in the Official Gazette on May 12th, 2021, regulates subsection C) of Article 7 of Law of Supermarket Shelves No. 27,545 , which establishes that the cheapest products per unit of measure must be situated at an equidistant height between the first and last shelf. The Resolution establishes that the value to be considered is the lowest in the price list offered to the consumer on a “non-transitory basis”, i.e., the lowest price may not arise from offers, bonuses, or discounts of any kind and it establishes the list of products that are included in the Resolution for its commercialization in retail stores ...
Buenos Aires, November 23rd, 2022. On November 10th, Vista Energy Argentina S.A.U. (“Vista”) successfully closed the swap of Series III Notes (issued on February 21st, 2020), through the issuance of Series XIV Notes — simple, non-convertible into shares, denominated and payable in U.S. Dollars—, for a total nominal amount of US$40,510,815. The issuance was carried out under the company’s Global Program of up to US$800,000,000. Series XIV Notes, maturing on November 10th, 2025, will accrue interest at a nominal annual fixed rate, equivalent to 6,25%, and will amortize its principal in one payment on the maturing date...
Buenos Aires, November 22nd, 2022. Beccar Varela presents its most recent sustainability report, titled “Experience and Innovation for a Sustainable Future”, which describes the firm’s work throughout the 2020-21 period. Various teams participated in drafting the report under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards...