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Work +55 11 4320 9600
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Fax +54 11 4320 9699
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www.ebullo.com.ar

Gustavo Torassa

Tel:
Work +54 11 4320 9600 ext 122
Email:
Bulló Abogados

Work Department

Corporate, M&A, Banking and Finance

Position

Senior partner who participates in the Executive Committee of the firm. I am a specialist in Corporate and M&A Law, Banking and Finance operations. I also deal with Arbitration and Complex Commercial Litigation.

Career

Partner since January 1997. I joined the firm in November 1992. As from my graduation at the Argentine Catholic University in 1984 I have developed my professional career in the private area, always within the scope of Commercial Law, specializing in the Banking and Financial sectors. Within said areas I have actively taken part in company counseling, having intervened in several mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, trusts, financial trusts, etc. I als worked as a legal counselor for a Bank and Insurance Company. Since 2007, I am heading a Master´s Degree Program in Economic and Business Law Master organized by the School of Law of Universidad Católica Agentina. In 2012, In 2013 I take part of the Pro Bono Committee of Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

I am member of the following entitites: (i) Public Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires; (ii) Bank Lawyer Committee; (iii) Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires.

Education

Lawyer graduated from the School of Law of Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina in 1983. I got a Master´s Degree in Business Law, of the School of Law, Universidad Austral in 1995. In 2001 I made a High Managment Program at IAE, Universidad Austral. In 2009 I attended a Course in Leadership in Law Firms at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Boston, United States of America.

Leisure

Golf


Argentina

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Bulló Abogados’ banking practice is particularly well versed in regulatory matters but it also advises lenders, underwriters, issuers and borrowers on lending, debt capital markets and debt restructuring transactions. Gustavo Torassa is a key contact and recently advised trophy client HSBC Bank Argentina on Argentina’s voluntary tax compliance programme. However, the firm suffered the departure of Francisco Roggero for Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados in June 2018. Other representative clients include Banco Comafi, Banco Itaú Argentina and Greylock Capital Management.

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Bankruptcy and restructuring

Within: Bankruptcy and restructuring

Creditor representations dominate the caseload of Bulló Abogados’ restructuring practice, which routinely advises financial institutions on credit recovery issues, asset auctions and the structuring of bankruptcy transactions. Banco Itaú Argentina is an active client and the team represented it in several proceedings over the past year, including in the AR$20m bankruptcy of Carboclor and the AR$18m bankruptcy of Prifamon. With the departure of Francisco Roggero to Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados in June 2018, Gustavo Torassa is the key contact.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Bulló Abogados has a well-established reputation for its corporate work in the insurance field – in line with the firm’s top-tier practice in that area – but it also deserves recognition for a strong record in the broader financial services sector generally, where it advises a diverse portfolio of banks and institutional investors. Recent matters saw the team advise Mapfre Reinsurance on the sale of a portion of its insurance business to Grupo Sura. Well regarded, Gustavo Torassa is the key contract, but Francisco Roggero departed for Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados in June 2018.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Bulló Abogados’ formidable expertise in class actions is a distinguishing feature of its dispute resolution practice; it also shines in product liability, financial services and telecoms-related matters. On the class action front, the firm’s top-tier insurance offering has secured it key roles in 32 different consumer class actions regarding insurance issues. Among its recent telecoms matters is the defence of Telefónica de Argentina in a case brought by the government seeking to recover money received during its privatisation. Gastón Gómez Buquerín, Diego Alonso and Gustavo Torassa are the key contacts.

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