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VAGEDES & Asociados | Abogados

VAGEDES & Asociados is a full service law firm with its main office located in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and representative office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The firm assists its clients by providing fast and practical legal solutions, which are economically feasible, and creative when necessary, meeting their strategic and commercial objectives.
VAGEDES & Asociados provides integrated counseling to its clients on the different areas of Business Law. Principle and governing value is to provide a customized treatment to each of our clients through the best professionals, by providing an high added-value legal service, under strict rules of professional ethics.

Areas of Specialization

  • Design of corporate structures
  • Counseling on incorporation of national companies, and/or subsidiaries and/or branches of foreign companies.
  • Counseling on business reorganization in case of mergers, acquisitions, stock package transfer and spin-offs.
  • Registration and administrative management of any kind, before regulatory agencies and the corporate registry.
  • Comprehensive consultancy and management of corporate associations, either permanent or temporary (UTE, ACE, CONSORTIA, JOINT VENTURES).
  • Negotiation of contracts and/or shareholders' agreements and purchase of shares.
  • Counseling and legal representation on shareholders' disputes.
  • Goodwill acquisitions, management, dissolutions and transfers.
  • Analysis of the regulatory framework of the various public services.
  • Comprehensive counseling on professional practice at Central Bank, provincial or municipal level, and even before the regulatory bodies for public services.
  • Counseling on any type of public contracting, whether public or private tendering (national or international) or direct purchases; ranging from the drafting through the negotiation and wording of the corresponding contracts.
  • Legal practice on administrative proceedings of any nature and challenge of administrative acts on both trial and administrative law Courts.
  • Comprehensive tax counseling in regard to national, provincial and municipal fiscal regulation.
  • Counseling on fiscal inspections.
  • Legal practice on the administrative proceeding, before National (AFIP), provincial and municipal Tax Authorities, as well as the Tax Court and the Federal Tax Commission.
  • Action before Economic Criminal Court on behalf of legal persons as well as of national and foreign corporations, its partners and board members.
  • Counseling on the application of international treaties on taxation.
  • Counseling and assistance on customs and foreign trade matters.
  • Counseling on contentious judicial records before the National Customs Administration and in subsequent administrative or judicial proceedings.
  • Preventive counseling on potential disputes that may arise out of employer-employee relationship and design of alternative mechanisms for out-of-court dispute resolution.
  • Execution of labor agreements under any of the formats established by law, including counseling and formalities before the corresponding authorities (National Migration Office, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Policía Federal Argentina, etc,) for the recruitment of foreign nationals to render services in the country.
  • Analysis and negotiation of employee bargaining contracts and corporate ones.
  • Administrative and judicial action on labor and social security affairs, including settlements before the National Ministry of Labor and/or provincial agencies.
  • Design and implementation of outsourcing plans.
  • Counseling, negotiation and drafting of any type of civil and commercial contracts; including those of leasing, franchising, distribution, technology transfer, factoring, trust, art edition and production, and real estate building and development.
  • Counseling, negotiation and drafting of internet service rendering agreements, software licenses, hosting, advertising, etc.
  • Counseling on e-commerce, contracting over the internet, digital and electronic signature, database regulation and personal data protection.
  • Advising on the aspects linked to the regulation of the diverse telecommunications and broadcasting services.
  • Counseling, management and provision of licenses for the rendering of the various services of telecommunications and broadcasting, and assignment of radio-electric frequencies.
  • Counseling, negotiation and execution of any type of customary contracts in the sector, infrastructure sharing for the installation of telecommunications, interconnection or other equipment.
  • Administrative action before the Federal Communications Commission, Communications Secretariat and AFSCA as well as any of its delegations in the interior, and judicial challenge of administrative proceedings.
  • Counseling and assistance in regard to graphic, television or radio communications media, advertising and promotions.
  • Counseling and action on intellectual and industrial property issues such as, trademarks' registration and renewals, submission of patents of invention, industrial models and designs.
  • Management, defense and action before the administrative agencies with jurisdiction over the matter and in Court.
  • Action before the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship on the management and registration of internet domain names, its renewal, transfer or defense in Court.
  • Counseling on bank customary contracts such as, general trusts, guaranteed or unguaranteed loans, real estate funding, etc..
  • Action in Administrative summaries instituted by the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic.
  • Counseling on standard operation of insurance and reinsurance companies and for the drafting of insurance policies.
  • Counseling and assistance on judicial disputes and/or alternative dispute resolution in regard to the scope of insurance coverage for liability, either civil or product, professional (medical malpractice, lawyers liability), air, land and sea transport, and other disputes arisen out of insurance and reinsurance contracts.
  • Legal assistance for the settlement of claims.
  • Drafting of procedural strategies and follow up of any related formality, as of the conclusion of litigation.
  • Action before the civil, commercial and administrative Court, including the performance before the provincial higher court and the Supreme Court of Justice.
  • Counseling and Action on reorganization and bankruptcy proceedings and on representation of creditors, among others, on credit rating processes, creditors commissions, purchase of failed companies.
  • Management on debt renegotiation and recovery.
  • Elaboración de estrategias procesales y seguimiento de todos los trámites conexos hasta la conclusión del litigio.
  • Actuación ante los tribunales civiles, comerciales y administrativos, incluyendo la actuación ante los tribunales superiores de provincia y la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación.
  • Asesoramiento y actuación en concursos preventivos y quiebras y representación de acreedores, entre otros, en procesos de verificación de créditos, comisiones de acreedores, compra de empresas fallidas.
  • Gestión en la renegociación y recupero de deuda.

El German Desk de VAGEDES & Asociados es una unidad específica establecida para atender los requerimientos y defender convenientemente los intereses de entidades, empresas e inversores alemanes, suizos y austríacos, que estén haciendo negocios o deseen hacerlos en la Argentina. Somos el asesor que su empresa necesita para desembarcar en un país tan complejo como el nuestro. Hemos estructurado la apertura de representaciones locales de empresas alemanes así como nuevas unidades de negocios.
Tenemos una larga y exitosa trayectoria asistiendo al empresariado alemán, a sus bancos y compañías de seguros, al Gobierno y a particulares, en reclamos judiciales y extrajudiciales contra deudores locales.
Conjuntamente con nuestros estudios corresponsales y asociados en Alemania, Suiza y Austria podemos brindar el asesoramiento que la empresa argentina necesita para hacer negocios en dichos países y/o para establecer allí una representación o abrir una oficina comercial.
VAGEDES & Asociados trabaja con estudios jurídicos líderes en los mencionados países. Nuestros abogados son recomendados por las embajadas, por organismos estatales y por empresas. Tenemos uno de los equipos más experimentados, dinámicos, competitivos y mejor preparados del mercado para asistir a inversores y empresas de origen alemán, suizo y austríaco. Nuestros profesionales tienen una larga y exitosa trayectoria en el rubro, han estudiado en instituciones bilingües y en Alemania mismo, tienes raíces en dichos países, dominan el idioma alemán y entienden la idiosincracia y cultura de negocios de estos países de la Europa Central. Podemos darle lo mejor de ambas culturas.

Los socios de VAGEDES & Asociados vienen manteniendo desde hace muchos años importantes vínculos con diversos estudios jurídicos y profesionales de la zona MERCOSUR, especialmente con la República Federativa de Brasil, en la República Oriental del Uruguay, en la República del Paraguay o en la República de Chile. En los mencionados países trabajamos con estudios líderes, tanto por su envergadura como por su expertise, lo que nos asegura una cobertura amplia y de primer nivel. Desde marzo de 2014 VAGEDES & Asociados forma parte de la exitosa B2L - Business to Lawyers (www.b2law.com.br). B2L es una empresa que reúne 46 socios y más de 700 profesionales, incluída un incubadora de proyectos de desarrollo de negocios y de inversión. Opera en 24 estados de Brasil y las 3 principales ciudades de la Argentina y tiene una cartera de negocios que en 2013 superó el monto de US$ 4,8 mil millones. B2L pone su foco principal en las empresas medianas (y las llamadas empresas emergentes) en áreas como M&A, financiación de proyectos, inversión extranjera, recaudación de fondos y negocios diversificados. Busca generar oportunidades de negocios entre empresas y con los fondos que representa. Sus abogados son reconocidos a nivel nacional en el área de negocios. Nuestro equipo tiene -más allá del conocimiento de otras lenguas foráneas- un amplio dominio del idioma portugués y un profundo conocimiento del mercado brasilero.

We achieve the best results

VAGEDES & Asociados renders services in various areas of the legal practice through a team of lawyers whose differentiating feature is the excellence of their academic level together with their comprehensive professional experience obtained in the different areas of law practice both in the public and private sector. The assignment of cases and subjects through the organization of work teams dealing with various legal outlooks ensures our clients an excellent level of comprehensive and interdisciplinary advice for all their legal matters.



Vagedes & Asociados - International

Association with DWF

VAGEDES & ASOCIADOS and DWF LLP entered into a strategic association. Stefan Paciorek, Head of International at DWF, said: "We have been looking at the South American market with interest for some time now, given the continent is predicted to significantly increase in its global economic importance and are delighted to have formed associations with three like-minded firms. We know these three firms well through our long lasting ties in Germany. They all share our vision of doing things differently to meet clients' needs and have a similar sector focus to us. We look forward to working closely with them."

Matías Vagedes, Managing Partner of VAGEDES & Asociados said: "The association with DWF has a significant importance in our growth both as a local and international law firm in these very challenging times. It is a result of our longstanding strategy of internationalisation and gives us the opportunity to contribute to DWF’s global expansion together with our friends from Panama and Colombia. Through DWF’s unique position in the markets in which it operates, we will be able to strengthen our presence in the European market and provide our clients with the experience and expertise of a team with more than 2,600 professionals worldwide. We look forward to work with a likeminded law firm and are honoured to be part of an expanding network which puts its focus on an innovative way of practising the law to meet clients’ needs." This association operates as 'best friend' arrangement and is not exclusive.

German Desk

Consiste en un grupo de trabajo de socios auditores, contadores, abogados y escribanos germano parlantes y socios de la AHK Argentina que se reúnen para discutir temas de actualidad del ámbito jurídico. Este grupo trabaja además con el fin de lograr una red internacional de contactos. Es por ello que cada año realizan un simposio regional con profesionales germano parlantes de toda Latinoamérica e hispano parlantes de Alemania.
VAGEDES & Asociados cuenta con abogados alemanes y germanoparlantes para poder acompañar de manera eficaz a nuestros clientes alemanes en sus actuales y futuros negocios en la República Argentina. Contamos con una larga experiencia en el asesoramiento de empresas, bancos, aseguradoras, organismos estatales y personas privadas de Alemania. Acompañamos a nuestros clientes alemanes en la apertura y estructuración de negocios locales tanto de manera judicial como extrajudicial.
Junto con nuestros estudios corresponsales en Alemania, Suiza y Austria podemos asesorar y acompañar a empresas argentinas que operan en el extranjero.

Bridge Alliance

Bridge Alliance es una red de estudios jurídicos que reúne a más de 2000 profesionales en todo el mundo, con oficinas en Europa, Asia, Medio Oriente, América del Norte y Latinoamérica.
Sus miembros se reúnen regularmente para discutir sobre las temas de actualidad en las diferentes áreas prácticas y el desarrollo de proyectos conjuntos, así como mejoras en temas de colaboración y servicios al cliente.

Business to Lawyers

VAGEDES & Asociados es parte de una empresa comercial con sede en Brasil que se dedica al desarrollo de negocios y a inversiones en distintos países. El enfoque de B2L son empresas emergentes en áreas como la compra-venta, la financiación de proyectos, inversiones extranjeras, fusiones y adquisiciones, recaudación de fondos y negocios de diversificación. B2L trabaja en la búsqueda constante de negocios para sus clientes y la conexión entre las empresas a través de todos los socios estratégicos que forman parte de esta red.
La principal meta es la de generar oportunidades de negocios para las empresas representadas por B2L.

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Equipo

Our professionals have a solid education and a recognized reputation in the academic and professional world, within their respective areas of expertise. The members of VAGEDES & Asociados compose a team of professionals with high training and experience acquired at positions of responsibility they have held in first level law firms, international companies, the Judiciary or the Public Administration.

Miriam Anders

Corporate, M&A & Inmigration, German Desk

Laura Falabella

Corporate, M&A & IP

Mauricio Canero

Head São Paulo Office, M&A, Brazilian Desk

Diego Kabbas

Litigation, Labour, Tax & Telecommunication

Andrea Lobato

Litigation & Labour

Jorge de Lucio

Corporate, Telecommunication & Litigation

Miguel Vagedes

Private Client, Family & Inheritance

Javier Alberto Santamaría

Insurance

Mariano Pablo Caia

Insurance

Ricardo Falabella

Energy

Héctor Nordio

Energy

Ignacio Fernández Borzese

Tax & Tax Litigation

Ricardo Torres Brizuela

Customs and Foreign Trade

Horacio Alais

Customs and Foreign Trade

Héctor Pena

Banking & Finance

Horacio Vianello

Brazilian Desk

Marcella Blok

Brazilian Desk

Job Opportunities

We stand out for the excellence of legal services we provide to our clients, in which the professionalism and human quality is critical. If your intention is to become a member of a warm and team-like working enviroment, oriented to excellence, seeking the fulfillment of our client's goals and where personal growth depends on your own achievments, please send your CV and other data to: info@vkla.com.ar. The information received will remain strictly confidential.

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