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Beccar Varela

EDIFICIO REPÚBLICA, TUCUMÁN 1, 3RD FLOOR, C1049AAA CIUDAD AUTÓNOMA DE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Tel:
Work +54 11 4379 6800
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Fax +54 11 4379 6860
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Web:
www.beccarvarela.com
Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Beccar Varela, Roberto A Fortunati, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

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Roberto A Fortunati

Tel:
Work +54 11 4379 4770
Email:
Web:
www.ebv.com.ar
Beccar Varela

Work Department

  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Project finance
  • Oil & Gas
  • Mining
  • M & A

Position

Roberto A. Fortunati is partner of Beccar Varela and a member of its Executive Committee. His practice areas are banking and project finance with particular focus on mining and oil & gas. He has also been acting as consultant to The World Bank on insolvency matters.

Career

He started practicing as in-house counsel of Amoco Argentina Oil Company. In 1986 he joined Beccar Varela, where he was a partner until 2001, when he joined Citigroup (Argentina) as General Counsel. In 2003 he founded the firm Fortunati & Asociados.

He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Torcuato Di Tella University Law School and Professor in postgraduate courses on Oil & Gas Project finance at the University of Buenos Aires Law School and on Corporate Law at the University of San Andrés .

In 2016, he was ranked in Chambers Latin America, and has been included in Who’sWhoLegal for project finance, M&A, energy, and mining.

Languages

He speaks Spanish, English, French, Portuguese and Italian.

Member

He is a member of the Colegio Público de Abogados de la Capital Federal (Buenos Aires), the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association.  He is on the Board of Directors of several companies, and is a member of different professional associations, both local and foreign, including PDAC, AIPN and the Argentine Petroleum Institute (IAPG). He is on the list of arbitrators of the MAE (Open Electronic Market).

Education

Roberto received his law degree the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1979) and represented the firm in its Brussels office (1993).


Argentina

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Roberto Fortunati - Beccar Varela

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