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Wednesday, 13 October, 2021

Privacy in the Labor Field: Legal Overview in Argentina

In this episode of #LegalMente , Lisandro Frene tells us about the legal landscape in Argentina on employee privacy. MORE.

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021

Increased Restrictions for Payment of Imports of Goods

Within the framework of the provisions related to payments for imports of goods through the exchange market (MLC), on October 5, the BCRA issued Communication “A” 7375 that it established effective from 10/6/21 and until on 10/31/21: MORE.

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021

New Limits on the Purchase and Sale of Marketable Securities With Settlement in Foreign Currency

On October 6, Resolution 907/2021 of the National Securities Commission (CNV) was published in the Official Gazette, which established limits to the agreement of negotiable securities operations with settlement in foreign currency. MORE.

Friday, 1 October, 2021

COVID19 in Argentina: Restrictions Relaxed

On 1/10/21, Decree of Necessity and Urgency 678/21 was published in the National Official Gazette, which establishes until 31/12/21 the general prevention measures and local and focused containment provisions to be complied with by all persons in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. MORE.

Friday, 24 September, 2021

New Income and Personal Property Exemptions

Through Decree 620/2016 published in the Official Gazette on 09.23.2021 the Executive Branch included in the exemption from income and personal property tax the instruments in local currency that meet the following requirements: MORE.

Friday, 17 September, 2021

Unconstitutionality of Solidary Responsibility in the Province of Buenos Aires: The “Toledo” Ruling

On August 30, 2021, the Supreme Court of the Province of Buenos Aires (SCPBA) ruled in the case "Toledo, Juan Antonio vs. A.R.B.A. Incidente de revisión", in which the constitutionality of the articles of the Tax Code of the Province of Buenos Aires that regulate the joint and several liability of the members of the administrative bodies of companies for the taxes and fines owed by the company they are part of was discussed. MORE.

Friday, 17 September, 2021

Ruling “ESSO” of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation

On September 2, 2021, the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (CSJN) ruled in the case "Esso Petrolera Argentina S.R.L. y otro c/Municipalidad de Quilmes s/ acción contencioso-administrativa", in which the constitutionality of the municipal health and safety inspection tax (TISH) was discussed, MORE.

Friday, 27 August, 2021

The Central Bank of Argentina Eases Payment of Commercial Debts

On 8/26/21 the BCRA issued Communication "A" 7348 which allows access to the foreign exchange market (MLC) to cancel commercial debts for the importation of goods or services in force as of 6/30/21, without the need for prior authorization from the BCRA, MORE.

Thursday, 26 August, 2021

RTCZZ Featured in Chambers and Partners Latin America 2022 Rankings

We are proud to share with you that for another year our firm has been recognized by Chambers & Partners. MORE.

Monday, 23 August, 2021

Deferred Checks and Promissory Notes: Amendments to the Negotiation Regime

On August 23, Resolution 902/2021 of the National Securities Commission was published in the Official Gazette, by means of which the regulations of the regime for the negotiation of deferred payment checks and promissory notes were modified. MORE.

Monday, 23 August, 2021

Modifications to the SME Regime

On August 20, Resolution 901/2021 of the National Securities Commission (CNV) was published in the Official Gazette, which modified certain issues related to the qualification of Small and Medium Enterprises ("PyME"), in order to align it with that of the Secretariat of Small and Medium Enterprises MORE.

Thursday, 19 August, 2021

National Public Sector Cybersecurity Focal Points Registry

The National Cybersecurity Directorate -depending on the Office of the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers- created the "National Public Sector Cybersecurity Focal Points Registry", whose purpose is to group the officials in charge of Cybersecurity in the national public entities. MORE.

Wednesday, 18 August, 2021

The National Securities Commission Created a Special Regime for Open Mutual Funds

The National Securities Commission created a special regime for Open Mutual Funds whose special purpose is constituted by national public debt securities, acquired in primary placement, with a maturity of less than or equal to 1 year. MORE.

Friday, 13 August, 2021

Zero-Rate Credit Program 2021: What You Need To Know

On 12/8/21, Decree of Necessity and Urgency 512/21 was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation creating the Zero Rate Credit Program 2021 with the purpose of assisting workers adhered to the Simplified Regime for Small Taxpayers ("RS"), to accompany the productive recovery process (the "Program"). MORE.

Monday, 9 August, 2021

Regulation of Open ICFS for Financing Infrastructure and the Real Economy

On August 6, Resolution 897/2021 of the National Securities Commission was published in the Official Gazette, by means of which the Common Investment Funds ("FCI") for Productive Projects of Regional Economies and Infrastructure, which will be called Open Mutual Funds for the Financing of Infrastructure and the Real Economy  were expanded. MORE.

Tuesday, 3 August, 2021

Gender and Diversity in Consumer Relations

In July 2021, the Secretariat of Domestic Trade published a Guide with Good Commercial Practices on Gender and Diversity Issues. MORE.

Friday, 16 July, 2021

Reduced Parking and Increased Restrictions on Securities Trading

On 12/7/21 General Resolution 895/21 of the CNV was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation MORE.

Wednesday, 14 July, 2021

New Guidelines for The Investment of Social, Green and Sustainable Marketable Securities in Argentina

On July 12, General Resolution 896/2021 of the National Securities Commission ("CNV") was published in the Official Gazette, which incorporates a series of guidelines with practices and definitions that the Markets, Risk Rating Agents MORE.

Tuesday, 13 July, 2021

Creation of the National System of Traceability of Phytosanitary Products

On 12/07/21 Resolution No. 369/2021 of the National Agri-Food Health and Quality Service (SENASA) was published in the National Official Gazette, creating the National System of Traceability of Phytosanitary Products within the scope of the National Directorate of Agri-Food Safety and Quality (DNIYCA). MORE.

Monday, 12 July, 2021

New Exchange Restrictions: Securities Operations

On 10/7/21 the BCRA issued Communication "A" 7327 which introduced new restrictions for outflows through the foreign exchange market ("MLC"), for clients trading securities. MORE.

Thursday, 8 July, 2021

Rules for Display in Wholesale Establishments

Through Resolution No. 696 of the Ministry of Internal Trade, published in the Official Gazette of July 8, 2021 , certain rules were established regarding wholesale establishments within the framework of the Gondolas Law. MORE.

Thursday, 8 July, 2021

Modifications to the Social Security Option Regime for Employees

On July 7, 2021, decree number 438/2020 issued by the President of the Nation was published in the Official Gazette, which modifies issues related to the option that employees have to choose their affiliation to social works. MORE.

Friday, 2 July, 2021

Our podcast Viernes de LegalMente

Our podcast Viernes de LegalMente in which we summarize last week's news. Listen here.

Monday, 28 June, 2021

Law for the Promotion of Access to Formal Employment for People of the Travesti-trans Community

Last June 24, the Senate of the Nation passed into law the bill on Labor Inclusion for the Trans, Transvestite and Transgender Community. MORE.

Monday, 28 June, 2021

Extension of the Ban on Layoffs until December 31, 2021

By means of DNU 413/2021 published on June 28, 2021, the prohibition of dismissals without just cause or due to lack or reduction of work and force majeure was extended until December 31, 2021. MORE.

Monday, 28 June, 2021

Extension of Restrictions on Access to the Local Foreign Exchange Market for Payments Abroad

On June 24, 21 the BCRA issued Communication "A" 7313 which extends and modifies some of the restrictions to access the local foreign exchange market ("MLC") for foreign payments imposed by Communication "A" 7030. MORE.

Thursday, 24 June, 2021

Employees dismissed by mutual agreement will be entitled to unemployment benefits

Resolution 346/2021 of the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security published on June 24, 2021 in the Official Gazette established that employees who have signed termination agreements without the possibility of continuing the employment relationship due to objective and generalized factors, in the context of a collective termination of employment contracts in an establishment, branch or sector of activity, will be able to access unemployment benefits. MORE.

Tuesday, 22 June, 2021

Implementation of local currency system with Paraguay

On 6/18/21, the BCRA issued Communication “A” 7308, which provides that, as of 6/22/21, residents will be able to use the Local Currency System with the Central Bank of Paraguay for some operations in pesos and in Guaranies between natural or legal persons residing in both countries. MORE.

Friday, 18 June, 2021

Amendments to the Income Tax Law

On June 16, 2021, Law No. 27,630 was published in the Official Gazette, amending the Income Tax Law establishing new staggered aliquots for corporate profits, with three segments depending on the level of accumulated taxable net profit. MORE.

Friday, 11 June, 2021

Central Bank of Argentina Republic Establishes Maximum Terms for Crediting Amounts for Sales in a Card Payment

On June 11, 21 the BCRA issued Communication "A" 7305 that provides that, from 7/1/21, for financial institutions to credit to the deposit account opened in the name of the supplier or affiliated merchant the amount of each sale made in a payment using credit cards or purchase that they have issued, the maximum period will be: MORE.

Friday, 11 June, 2021

Creation of the Gender and Diversity Training Program for the Private Sector: To Form Equality

On June 11, 2021, Resolution 254/2021 issued by the Ministry of Women, Gender and Diversity was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation, creating a Gender and Diversity Perspective Training Program for the Private Sector: "Form Equality." MORE.

Monday, 17 May, 2021

The seretariat of internal trade orders Whatsapp to refuse from implementing updates in the conditions of Service and Privacy Policy

On May 17, 21, Resolution No. 492/2021 of the Ministry of Internal Trade was published in the Official Gazette, ordering the Argentine subsidiaries of Facebook Inc. and/or Facebook Ireland Limited and/or WhatsApp INC. and/or WhatsApp LCC and/or WhatsApp Ireland Limited: MORE.

Monday, 17 May, 2021

Amendment of the system applicable to foreign companies – IGJ Resolution 8/2021

On May 17, 2021, Resolution No. 8/2021 (the "Resolution") of the General Inspectorate of Justice ("IGJ") was published in the Official Gazette, which modifies the regime applicable to companies incorporated abroad that apply for registration with the IGJ in the terms of Article 118 or 123 of the General Companies Law ("LGS").  MORE.

Monday, 17 May, 2021

Modification of the procedure for the application of CUIT, modification of data of legal entities and tax registration

On May 17, 2021, General Resolution No. 4991/2021, issued by AFIP, was published in the Official Gazette, whereby a new procedure was approved for the application for the Unique Tax Identification Code (CUIT) and modification of data of legal entities. MORE.

Monday, 17 May, 2021

Virtual Roundtable of International Consulting 2021

This month we will participate in BLITA International's 2021 Virtual Conference of International Advice. Jorge Eduardo Tutzer, one of our partners, will be one of the professionals who will provide advice on the tax landscape in international business and investment opportunities in Latin America, the Caribbean, the United States, Europe and Asia. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

DEBIT AND CREDITS TAX WILL APPLY TO PSP PAYMENT ACCOUNTS

On May 8, 21 Decree 301/21 was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation, which established that, from August 1, 21st, the Tax on Credits and Debits in Bank Accounts and Other Operations (the "Tax") will be applied to the movements of funds in payment accounts of payment service providers ("PSP") and to companies dedicated to the electronic service of payments and / or collections by account and order of third parties. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

MSMES: DEGRAVATION EXPORT RIGHTS

By decree 302/2021 of May 7, 2021, published on May 8, 2021 and effective the day following its publication, export duties were deducted for exports of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on goods included in the tariff positions of the Common Nomenclature of MERCOSUR (NCM) detailed in the annex to the standard, as long as the annual FOB value of the same does not exceed the ceiling of $500,000 inclusive. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION OF AWOR STATEMENTS OF MEAT EXPORT OPERATIONS IS ESTABLISHED

By regulation DNCCA 59/2021 of the National Directorate of Agricultural Control of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of May 7, 2021, published on May 8, 2021 and effective the day after its publication, established a procedure for the registration of Affidavits of Meat Export Operations (DJEC), created by joint resolution MDP-MAGP 3/2021 of April 19, 2021, to be made before the aforementioned DNCCA. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

MSMES: RELIEF FROM EXPORT DUTIES

Decree 302/2021 dated May 7, 2021, published on May 8, 2021 and effective as from the day following its publication, exempted from export duties exports of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on goods included in the tariff positions of the Common Nomenclature of MERCOSUR (NCM) detailed in the annex to the regulation, as long as the annual FOB value of such goods does not exceed the ceiling of US$500 thousand inclusive. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

BCRA relaxes restrictions on capital goods payments

On 3/31/21 the BCRA issued Communication "A" 7253 which relaxed certain restrictions to access the local exchange market ("MLC") for payments of capital goods imports. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

Investment promotion regime for exports created

On April 7, 2001, Decree of Necessity and Urgency 234/21 was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation creating the Regime for the Promotion of Investments for Exports (the "Regime"). MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

Teleworking: What happens as of April 1?

You can now listen to the new episode of #LEGALLY: Telework: What happens from April 1? Listen to the podcast.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

Updating – Taxes

Regime for the promotion of the knowledge economy: procedure for the application for the VAT exclusion certificate. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

New restrictions as prevention measures for COVID-19

On 8/4/21, the Necessity and Urgency Decree 235/21 was published in the Supplement to the Official Gazette of the Nation, which established, until 4/30/21, general prevention measures and local and focused containment provisions to be complied with by all persons to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. MORE.

Monday, 10 May, 2021

TAX ON DEBITS AND CREDITS TO BE APPLIED TO PSP PAYMENT ACCOUNTS

On May 8, 2021, Decree 301/21 was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation, which established that, as of August 1, 2021, the Tax on Credits and Debits in Bank Accounts and Other Transactions (the "Tax") will be applied to the movement of funds in payment accounts of payment service providers ("PSP") and companies engaged in electronic payment and/or collection services on behalf of third parties. MORE.

 

Friday, 7 May, 2021

AMENDMENTS TO THE NEGOTIATION SYSTEM FOR DEFERRED PAYMENT CHECKS AND PAYMENTS

On May 7, Resolution 888/2021 (the "Resolution") of the National Securities Commission ("CNV") was published in the Official Gazette, through which the application of the "Participatory Preparation of Standards" procedure is provided for citizens to collaborate with the modification of the regulations of the regime for the negotiation of deferred paychecks and promissory notes. MORE.

Friday, 7 May, 2021

Regime for the promotion of job creation in the Norte Grande

The AFIP ruled that private sector employers who hire new workers for an indeterminate time, from 1 April 2021 and for the next 12 months, provided that they perform their tasks in the provinces of #Catamarca, #Chaco, #Corrientes, #Formosa, #Jujuy, #LaRioja, #Misiones, #Salta, #SantiagodelEstero or #Tucumán, they will be able to access the benefit of reduction in the payment of employer contributions. MORE.

Friday, 7 May, 2021

AMENDMENTS TO THE NEGOTIATION SYSTEM FOR DEFERRED PAYMENT CHECKS AND PAYMENTS

On May 7, Resolution 888/2021 (the "Resolution") of the National Securities Commission ("CNV") was published in the Official Gazette, through which the application of the "Participatory Preparation of Standards" procedure is provided for citizens to collaborate with the modification of the regulations of the regime for the negotiation of deferred paychecks and promissory notes. MORE.

Friday, 7 May, 2021

RESTRICTIONS ON COVID19 PREVENTION MEASURES19

On April 30, 21, Decree 287/21 of Necessity and Urgency was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation, which established, until May 21, 21, general prevention measures and local and focused containment provisions that all people must comply with to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. MORE.

Monday, 3 May, 2021

RESTRICITONS AS COVID19 PREVENTION MEASURES

On 04/30/21, Decree of Necessity and Urgency 287/21 was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation, which established, until 5/21/21, general prevention measures and local and focused containment provisions that all must comply with. people to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. MORE.