Category: Attorneys

Gabriela Szlak And Celia Lerman Presented The ADC Report “Mercosur Electronic Trade Agreement: Challenges And Opportunities”

On September 28th, 2022, our partners Gabriela Szlak and Celia Lerman presented in an online event the Report published by ADC together with the Digital Trade Alliance: “Mercosur E‑Commerce Agreement: Challenges and Opportunities”. The report, which was also supported by Public Citizen, analyses the Agreement signed on April 29th, 2021, by Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, the four MERCOSUR member countries. 

Deadline for companies to adapt their customer and collection management services

As of August 3rd, companies providing goods or services in Argentina that are not registered as small or medium sized businesses shall comply with the new customer service and collection management directives set forth by the Secretary of Commerce. These directives also apply if contractors provide the aforementioned services. Lerman & Szlak has prepared a brief guide for the compliance of the new standards.

Distraint Warrant on Cryptocurrencies Issued by a Court of the Province of Tucumán

A court located in the Province of Tucumán ordered a preventive seizure of the current and
future funds held by the debtor of an IOU in a well-known cryptocurrency exchange platform
operating outside of Argentina, for a total amount of USD 6,500. Given the high volatility of
these goods, and the impossibility of depositing them in Argentinean bank accounts, it remains
to be seen how this warrant will be implemented .