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Beccar Varela | May 2021

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 [1], 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 ...

Beccar Varela | May 2021

Through Decree No. 301/2021, published in the Official Gazette on May 8th, 2021 (the “Decree”), the National Executive Power provided certain modifications to the Tax on Credits and Debits in Argentine Bank Accounts and Other Operations (the “Tax”), established by Competitiveness Law No 25,413 and its amendments (the “CL”) ...

Beccar Varela | March 2021

Competition & Antitrust Resolution No. 237/2021 of the Secretariat of Commerce: New prices information regime for companies (SIPRE) By Agustín Waisman and Mercedes Pando Through Resolution No ...

Beccar Varela | January 2021

    i.   To extend until December 31st, 2021, the occupational emergency declared by the Necessity and Urgency Decree No. 34/2019.       ii.   To extend the prohibition of dismissals without just cause and for the causes of lack or reduction of work and force majeure for a period of 90 days as of the expiration of the term established by Decree No ...

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 ...

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 ...

Beccar Varela | November 2020

Public Law Department Report Necessity and Urgency Decree No. 956/2020: Mandatory and Preventive Social Insulation and Social Distancing Within the state of the sanitary emergency currently in force, the President issued the Necessity and Urgency Decree No ...

Beccar Varela | November 2020

In this report, you will find a summary of two important decrees published yesterday in the Official Gazette. Regulatory Decree of Law No. 27,350 of medical and scientific research on the medicinal use of the cannabis plant and its derivatives By means of Executive Branch’s Decree No ...

Beccar Varela | November 2020

In this newsletter you will find a selection of the main legal news related to the fintech and digital banking market in Argentina. 3.0 transfers New open and interoperable model for instant payments As we anticipated in previous bulletins, the Central Bank (BCRA) completely updated the system of immediate electronic payments existing until now, taking it to a much more ambitious, interoperable and open model, which aims to interconnect bank accounts and accounts on an equal footing ...

Beccar Varela | June 2020

Report of the Department of Banks and Financial Institutions Health Emergency - BCRA Communication “A” 7048: adjustments to the national payment system. Yesterday, the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) issued Communication "A" 7048 (the " Communication "), through which certain adjustments were established on the national payment system. The Communication was issued in accordance with the provisions of Decree No ...

Beccar Varela | May 2020

This article aims to analyze the state of the Argentine mining industry, its growth potential, and briefly comment on certain situations in the current legal-regulatory system, which could be improved to accelerate its post-quarantine development. 1. The economic and mining situation in Argentina pre COVID-19 In Argentina, the pandemic has motivated the issuance of preventive and mandatory social isolation measures (the "Quarantine") ...

Beccar Varela | May 2020

This summary draws together Beccar Varela’s reports on the coronavirus (COVID-19) legal news which may affect corporate law in Argentina. This edition brings together the reports sent between 05.02.2020 and 05.08.2020. Our COVID-19 Resource Center provides shortcuts to our circulars and links to relevant external websites. We have established a work team to coordinate attention to specific queries about how COVID-19 can affect business continuity ...

Beccar Varela | May 2020

The President of the Environmental Protection Agency of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (“APrA”), through resolution No 106/2020. ordered (i) To extend, for a period of ninety consecutive days, the validity of the certificates and the corresponding presentations to the administrative processes, whose maturities operate between March 16 and May 31, 2020 ...

Beccar Varela | May 2020

The purpose of Resolution No. 15/2020 is to implement the remote filing related to the tax break provided by the Mining Investment Law No. 24.196 (“LIM”) regarding the import of equipment and supplies for mining. It is necessary to bear in mind that Resolutions No ...

Beccar Varela | May 2020

On April 29, the Agency for Access to Public Information (the "AAIP") issued a statement through its website informing how personal data should be treated for the use of geolocation tools, especially before the health emergency caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19) In this sense, the AAIP communicates that Law No ...

Beccar Varela | May 2020

  On April 29, 2020, the Agency for Access to Public Information (the “AAIP”, by its Spanish acronym) issued a statement through its website informing how personal data should be processed in the use of geolocation tools, especially in the context of the health emergency due to the COVID-19. In this connection, the AAIP communicates that the Personal Data Protection Law No ...

Beccar Varela | April 2020

The pharmaceutical industry continues to be a highly regulated sector that has a very important presence in Argentina. Its financial results are highly affected by the influence of agreements entered into with social security organizations – mainly the social security organization that covers retired people – and private health insurance companies ...

Beccar Varela | April 2020

Supreme Court's Order No. 13/2020: Extension of the extraordinary judicial recess. Within the state of sanitary emergency declared regarding COVID-19 and the mandatory social, preventive isolation measure duly decreed, the Supreme Court has adopted different measures within the National Judicial Branch, consistent with the National Executive Branch provisions and the recommendations of the national sanitary authority. In order to align with Decree No ...

Beccar Varela | April 2020

This is a summary in which we have briefly described the main regulations issued so far in Argentina during the COVID-19 health emergency that affect or are related to fintech and digital banking activities ...

Beccar Varela | April 2020

On April 9, 2020, the Argentine Executive Branch issued and published in the Official Gazette Decree No. 351/2020, whereby it summons the mayors of all the country’s municipalities to control and monitor compliance with National Secretariat of Domestic Commerce’s Resolution No. 100/2020 concurrently with the national government and while health emergency lasts ...

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 ...

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