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3M

Manufacturing company 3M generates $30bn in annual sales, employs 90,000 people worldwide and produces more than 55,000 products. Operating as the organisation’s local subsidiary, 3M Argentina manufactures pharmaceutical products in accordance with all applicable legal and compliance requirements and the company’s high standards. Making a substantial contribution through a variety of roles and a wide …

Abbott

Pharmaceutical multinational Abott’s Argentine legal function is tasked with providing overall legal support and maintaining the company’s regulatory and legislative strategy across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Besides demonstrating unrivalled expertise across corporate governance, business law, contractual work, M&A, antitrust and litigation necessary to service the company’s diverse business units, the team has shown a capacity …

AbbVie

The Argentine legal department of pharmaceutical research and development company AbbVie has received a number of plaudits for its diligence and support on a myriad of issues in the healthcare sector. For instance, the team’s leader and regional legal director for the Southern Region Monica Lupi was recognised on The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Argentina …

Adidas

German sports manufacturer adidas occupies a treasured position in Argentina as kit supplier to the national football team, a significant symbol of the country’s international prestige and appeal. Heading the legal function at adidas Argentina is legal and compliance director Federico Maeso, an experienced counsel with a demonstrated history of working with US and German …

Aerolíneas Argentinas

Aerolíneas Argentinas is the largest airline in Argentina and is also the country’s flag carrier. It has been run by the Argentine government since late 2008, when the country regained control of the airline after it was taken over from Spanish owners, Iberia Airlines and Grupo Marsans. The airline’s legal team is managed by the …

Alfred C. Toepfer International Argentina (ACTIAR)

Praised by nominators for the strength of the ‘internal relationships and interaction of the team’ which leads to the ‘efficient execution’ of its tasks, the legal team of agricultural commodities merchandiser Alfred C. Toepfer International Argentina (ACTIAR) comes highly recommended by nominating sources. The team is led by the extremely experienced Patricia Galarza who has …

Aluar

Aluar is a major aluminium smelting plant, one of the largest in South America and the only one in operation in Argentina. It is thus of immense importance from political, infrastructural and commercial perspectives of the country. As such, its in-house legal team is required to deal with a multitude of competing pressures and challenges …

American Express

Operating as the local subsidiary of global financial services company American Express International, American Express Argentina is headquartered in Buenos Aires. The company provides various financial products for corporate and personal use including credit cards, charge cards and insurance products. Managed by vice president of legal affairs Ines Zerdan who is recognised as ‘one of …

American Tower Corporation

American Tower Corporation’s telecoms infrastructure operations in Argentina are supported expertly by a highly-regarded in-house legal team. Indeed, a nominating source described the team in Argentina as such: ‘The team has developed an impressive capacity to deal with local legal requirements of operations in the industry, as well as the political requirements that affect the …

Avature

Since being found in 2005, Avature has developed into a highly flexible enterprise platform for global talent acquisition and talent management, and the leading global provider of customer relationship management for recruiting. It has a presence in over 100 counties and offices in Buenos Aires with a skilled legal team to match its rapidly expanding …

Avon

US multinational consumer products seller Avon has an established presence in Latin America and utilises an innovative four-person legal team based in Buenos Aires to cover Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Uruguay. Legal director for south markets Guillermo Grela heads the team and explains its setup: ‘Legal manager Juan Bun’s main area of focus is commercial …

Banco Ciudad

With its history dating as far back as 1878, Banco Ciudad has a long and established history in Argentina as a bank with a strong ethical outlook. Comprised of a number of gifted legal professionals, the bank’s legal team has proven itself to be dedicated in helping the company achieve its goals. Amongst its ranks …

Banco Credicoop

As Argentina’s largest cooperatively-owned bank, Banco Credicoop has a legal function comprised of some of the country’s best legal talent. Amongst its longest-serving members are Vanesa Paula Sulam who joined in 1998 and senior legal adviser Gisela Elizalde who joined a year later and today provides corporate legal advice in general, financial and banking contracts …

Banco Galicia

A constituent of the MERVAL Index as well as being listed in Forbes Global 2000 Leading Companies, Banco Galicia is one of the premier financial institutions in the Argentine economy and encounters a number of legal hurdles to navigate in its several lines of banking and financial products. Steering the company through these obstacles in …

Banco Macro

Banco Macro’s in-house legal team is packed with top-class legal talent, with multiple high-level in-house counsel with commercial experience, specialist legal advice and many years’ tenure with the company, ensuring they are entirely au fait with the company and its internal operations. Legal manager María José Van Morlegan has been with the company since 2012, …

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