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Ezequiel Artola

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Mergers & Acquisitions; Trade & Commerce; Information Technology & Communications; Energy, Mining & Infrastructure

Position

Ezequiel Artola is a Partner of the transactional practice group at Buenos Aires office. He advises clients on a variety of complex transactional, general commercial and regulatory matters, with emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial agreements and corporate practice. His industrial practice is focused mainly in the areas of mining, oil & gas, energy, renewables, infrastructure. He has also extensive experience in food, beverage, ports and agribusiness industries. He is a member of the Buenos Aires Bar Association. He has been recognized as an associate to watch in these areas by respected legal guides. He was assistant professor of commercial and civil contracts at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and has written articles related to Mining, Oil and Gas and Distribution and Agency agreements.

Career

He has vast experience in complex M&A transactions both local and multijurisdictional. He advices clients on a regular basis in structuring alternatives, transactional documents, corporate, commercial matters and risk assessment.  He adds value in a number of industries being a specialist in energy, mining, infrastructure, oil and gas  and also has extensive experience in pharmaceuticals, agribusiness, food, beverage, personal products and tobacco. He also provides daily commercial, contractual and regulatory advice to major and junior companies. His activities also include providing assistance to clients in major projects and cross border deals with other B&M's offices.

 

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

Buenos Aires Bar Association. Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

Education

Southern Methodist University - International and Comparative Law (Master) (2007). Universidad de Buenos Aires (Specialization Program in Oil & Gas Law) (2005). Universidad de Buenos Aires (JD) (2003)


Argentina: Energy and natural resources

Electricity

Within: Electricity

Lawyers in Baker McKenzie’s power practice strike the right note for being ‘extremely focused on the business’. Led by Adolfo Durañona, the group also draws upon the expertise of Roberto Grané and Ezequiel Artola, who are highlighted together as ‘extremely warm, attentive and focused’. Over the past year, the team kept busy advising on the regulatory and commercial aspects of several potential energy projects – among other matters. Clients include Bunge Argentina, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas and the Japanese Institute for Overseas Investment.

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Oil and gas

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Ezequiel Artola - Baker McKenzie

Within: Oil and gas

Very knowledgeable and fast’, Baker McKenzie distinguishes itself through its ‘extensive industry knowledge’ and ‘strong understanding of the business reality’. The group acts for an impressive roster of multinational clients, mainly on the oil and gas services side, and it recently advised Eco-Stim Energy Solutions on the structuring of its local operations. Adolfo Durañona is singled out for providing ‘tailor-made advice’ and co-leads the department alongside Roberto Grané. The group also includes newly made-up partner and ‘impressive talentEzequiel Artola.

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