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AV LEANDRO N ALEM 882, C1001AAQ CIUDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Tel:
Work +54 11 4310 0100
Fax:
Fax +54 11 4310 0200
Email:
Web:
www.marval.com
Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Walter C Keiniger, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

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Walter C Keiniger

Tel:
Work +5411 4310 0100
Email:
Web:
www.marval.com
Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

Work Department

Tax.

Position

His practice involves counseling local and foreign companies in the design, planning and organization of tax efficient financial transactions, including loans, project financing, securitization of assets and derivatives. In the area of mergers and acquisitions he has been involved in many transactions, advising both buyers and sellers in the tax consequences derived from the transfer of assets and shares, and also advised on joint ventures between local and foreign companies. He also has a strong background in litigation in tax-related cases.

Career

Walter joined Marval in 1999. Prior to joining Marval, O’Farrell and Mairal, he worked during five years in Gutman Law Firm, a boutique firm specialized in litigation of tax cases.

Languages

English & Spanish.

Member

He is a member of the Argentine Fiscal Association.

Education

He obtained his law degree at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Law (1994), with a specialization in Tax Law. He also holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida, USA (2003) and a degree earned at the Graduate Tax Program of the University of Buenos Aires, School of Economics (1997).


Argentina

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Walter Keiniger - Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

Within: Tax

Responsive, committed and collaborative’, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal’s tax unit scores highly for its ability to provide ‘different alternatives with deep analysis of the relative risks and advantages involved’. The group, which handles a broad spread of transactional, consultancy and contentious matters, is particularly noted for its ‘comprehensive service’ and ‘deep understanding of business implications’. Among the names to note, Gabriel Gotlib is a ‘leading light in the tax arena’ and advised Terrifico Capital on the creation of a foreign private fund to invest in cryptocurrency and ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). Walter Keiniger is ‘very professional, client-oriented and analytical’ and advised Loma Negra on its $1bn IPO on the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange and NYSE. Among the department’s contentious cases, Keiniger successfully represented Loma Negra in a case discussing whether delays by the public registry of commerce can affect the tax-free status of a corporate reorganisation. The group also benefits from the senior expertise of high-profile tax litigator Horacio García Prieto, ‘very experienced tax expert’ María Inés Brandt and Fernando Vaquero. Senior associates Maria Soledad Gonzalez and Tomás García Botta are also well regarded. In 2017, Juan Pablo Rothschild made partner.

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