PRACTICE AREAS

Leonhardt & Dietl is active in the following areas:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE, DUMPING

AND SAFEGUARDS

Leonhardt & Dietl is experienced in handling and providing assistance in issues related with international trade of goods, as well as Anti-Dumping and Safeguards proceedings before competent local, regional, and international competent the regulatory authorities. The firm regularly advises its clients on issues relating to their international business activities.

CORPORATE

LAW

Leonhardt & Dietl provides a wide range of services for companies, from setting up their incorporation to preparing corporate restructuring processes such as debt consolidation, mergers and spin-offs under Argentine corporate and commercial law. The Firm provides ongoing advice to local and international clients operating in Argentina on corporate law matters.

COMMERCIAL

CONTRACTS

The Firm has extensive experience in the drafting, structuring and negotiation and defense of commercial contracts, including distribution, license, purchase and sale, leasing, business collaboration and joint venture contracts.

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, FOREIGN INVESTMENTS, JOINT VENTURES, STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

The Firm’s clients have acted as buyers, sellers and intermediaries in relevant merger projects where Leonhardt & Dietl has provided assistance in all stages and aspects of the relevant transaction. The Firm's lawyers have substantial experience in complex due diligence processes. The Firm participates in the planning structuring and implementing of such transactions in connection with the tax, antitrust and intellectual property aspects as well as applicable national and international legal requirements.

COMPLIANCE

We provide guidance on ethics in business, we carry out risk analysis and the drafting and implementation of codes of conduct, policies, integrity and compliance programs. 

ANTITRUST LAW, UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES

AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

Our Firm has acted before the National Antitrust Commission in many relevant economic concentration operations, enabling our lawyers to obtain solid expertise in this area. Our lawyers have provided advice to national and international companies in proceedings involving mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures and other antitrust issues including price fixing investigations, monopolies, and other market restraints. Leonhardt & Dietl has also advised clients in a wide variety of unfair trade practices and consumer protection proceedings.

FOREIGN INVESTMENTS, JOINTS VENTURES, STRATEGIC ALLIANCES, LEASING, SECURITIZATION

The firm specializes and has extensive experience in the negotiation, organization, representation and drafting of joint venture agreements, strategic alliances, project finance, leasing, securitization and syndicated loan agreements for Project Finance.

PROJECT FINANCE. INDUSTRIAL

AND REAL ESTATE PROJECTS

Leonhardt & Dietl has extensive expertise in all aspects related with the structuring and implementation of major investment projects. Our Firm also represents and provides advice to sponsors, developers, lenders and investors in connection with the financing and implementation of infrastructure projects in different industry areas. The Firm also assists financial institutions providing financing for industrial, commercial and residential real estate projects. Leonhardt & Dietl has experience in the securitization of real estate investment projects.

INSURANCE

Leonhardt & Dietl provides legal advice to local subsidiaries of major foreign insurance companies. The scope of assistance ranges from corporate and commercial law related with day-to-day activities, to specific regulatory matters required by the competent authorities, drafting of insurance policies, review of international corporate policies.

ENTERTAINMENT LAW, E-COMMERCE, INTERNET, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

The Firm provides legal advice to companies in the advertising, marketing, Internet, e-commerce, movie, media, book publishing and music sectors. The Firm provides assistance in the launching of promotional and advertising campaigns as well as in filings with the regulatory authorities in compliance with the relevant regulations. The Firm's lawyers have also assisted companies linked to the telecommunications industry.

AGRIBUSINESS

We provide legal advice to all parties in the agricultural industry value chain, including producers, importers and exporters, technology developers and / or logistics specialists, as well as in the management of family businesses both from national and international clients.

HEALTHCARE AND PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

The Firm provides specialized assistance to national and multinational pharmaceutical companies. The Firm provides highly specialized assistance in distribution contracts, interaction with the National Administration of Medicine, Food and Medical Technology (ANMAT), promotion of ethical pharmaceutical products, clinical trial protocols and personal data protection, among others.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION, LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION

Leonhardt & Dietl represents its clients in all types of dispute resolution procedures, both judicial and out-of-court and specifically including local and international arbitration, analyzing and establishing the best strategy, priorities for production of evidence and filing of testimonies, and eventual appeals required for a successful outcome of all types of legal conflicts that business companies face in the current economic environment.

REAL ESTATE

The Firm has been involved in the structuring and implementation of large investment projects and in the handling of disputes arising from construction contracts. It also represents and advises sponsors, developers, lenders and investors in the financing and implementation of infrastructure projects in the energy, communications, transportation and industrial sectors. The Firm also offers advice to foreign and domestic investors, as well as to lending institutions, in industrial, commercial and residential real estate projects. Leonhardt & Dietl also has experience in securitization of real estate investment projects.

INSOLVENCY, BANKRUPTCY, REORGANIZATION AND DEBT RESTRUCTURING

Leonhardt & Dietl works together with an interdisciplinary group of professionals from leading consulting and auditing firms and banks in order to assist its clients in determining the adequate solutions in the event of company crisis. The Firm also represents its clients in judicial insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.

LABOR AND

EMPLOYMENT LAW

Through specialized attorneys, the Firm assists its clients in every area of individual and collective labor law. It has drafted and negotiated employment contracts between major corporations and senior executives. For clients involved in mergers and acquisitions, the Firm reviews employment contracts, collective bargaining agreements and litigation, providing advice on potential exposure to latent problems and possible solutions.

CONSTITUTIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Through recognized experts in the field, the firm advises on public law, including administrative proceedings and contracts, government procurement and public works and services.

TAX LAW

Working jointly with area specialists, the Firm advises local and foreign companies in this specific and complex area. We also represent our clients in tax audits, administrative proceedings with the Tax authorities and litigation involving local and international tax matters.

FAMILY LAW AND SUCCESSIONS

The Firm has professionals specialized in family matters, divorces, filiations, adoptions, succession planning, trusts and estates.

ENERGIA, OIL & GAS

Our Firm advises relevant companies, investors, and service companies on matters concerning the hydrocarbons supply chain, from E&P to mid and downstream.

GENERAL CORPORATE ADVICE AND CORPORATE LAW

Leonhardt & Dietl advises its clients in general corporate matters and specific corporate law, providing the support necessary for companies to interact successfully in the complex and ever-changing legal and business environment. Our lawyers are qualified to advise in all aspects of corporate life: incorporation, drafting of By Laws, shareholder agreements, capital increases or reductions, mergers, liquidation.

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