Alfredo L. Rovira

Senior Partner
Buenos Aires,  Argentina
Phone+54 11 4891 2711

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Practice Areas

  • Tax Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency
  • Foreign Investment
  • Insurance
  • Antitrust
  • Banking Law
  • Finance Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Privatization
Contact InfoTelephone: +54 11 4891 2711
Fax: +54 11 4314 0399
EducationUniversidad de Buenos Aires (LL.B., 1967); Universidad de Buenos Aires (LL.D., Cum Laude, 2003)
Admitted1968, Argentina
Memberships American and International Bar Associations.
LanguagesSpanish, English and French
BornLa Rioja, Argentina, February 7, 1945

Co-author: "Cuadernos de Derecho Societario" (Argentine Corporate Law, 4 Vols.), Buenos Aires, 1973-1988; "Enforcement of Money Judgments Abroad," Chapter I, Argentina, Matthew Bender, U.S.A., 1988; "Bank Security and Other Credit Enhancement Methods," Chapter I: Argentina, Kluwer Law International, The Hague-London-Boston, 1995. Author: "Sociedades Extranjeras" (Foreign Companies, Analysis of the Argentine Legal System), Abeledo Perrot, Buenos Aires, 1985; "Attachment of Assets, Argentina Chapter," Juris Publishing House, New York, U.S.A., 1999; Chapter 13 "Argentina sobre Concursos y Quiebras" in Collier International Business Insolvency Guide, LexisNexis Publishing House, U.S.A., 2002; Security Interests under Argentine Law, Chapter I: "Argentina," published by Kluwer Law International, U.K., 2002. Author of Chapter: "Abusiva utilización de las formas y mecanismos societarios como fundamento para declarar su ilegitimidad" (Excessive use of corporate structures and mechanisms as grounds for declaring their illegitimacy) in Temas de derecho comercial moderno (Subjects of Modern Commercial Law), Depalma Publishing House, Buenos Aires, 1998; "La remuneración de los directores" (Directors' Remuneration) in Estudios sobre el Directorio de las Sociedades Anónimas (Discussion about the Board of Directors of a Corporation), Ad-Hoc Publishing House, Buenos Aires, 1999; "Responsabilidad por insolvencia y capital social," Astrea Publishing House, Buenos Aires, 2005. Coordinator of "Doing Business in Argentina" and author of chapters "Foreign Investment and Transfer of Technology" and "Intellectual Property Protection," published by the American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice, U.S.A., 2000. Coordinator, "Empresa en Crisis". Professor of Commercial Law, Law School of Law, Universidad de Buenos Aires (1976-). Professor of Corporate Law, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad de Buenos Aires (1971-1991). Professor of Postgraduate Courses, Masters in Business Law, Universidad Austral (1992-). Visiting Professor of Postgraduate Courses, Business Law, Universidad Católica Argentina (1993-). Certified Mediator. Member of the Academic Council of the Universidad Austral (1992-). Member of Special Legislative Committee created by Decree N° 958/91 for General Arbitration Law. Member of the Standing Arbitration Panel of the Commercial Dispute Resolution Center of the Americas, Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Vice-Chair of the International Securities and Capital Markets Committee, American Bar Association, Section of International Law (2005-2006). Chairman of the Commercial Law Committee of the Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (2004-2005). Member of the Latin America Law Initiative Council Advisory Council of the American Bar Association (2003-2006). Vice-Chair, Insolvency and Creditors' Rights Committee, Section of Business Law, Committee J, International Bar Association (2003-2004). Chair of the Inter-American Law Committee, American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice (2002-2003). Board Member of the Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (2000-2004). Member of the Honorary Advisory Council on Antitrust Matters of the Cámara de Sociedades Anónimas (2000-). Vice Chairman of the Current, Legal and Statutory Developments Sub Committee - Committee J: Insolvency and Creditors Rights - International Bar Association - Section on Business Law (2000-2002). Co-chair of the Inter-American Law Committee of the American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice (2000-2001). Representative of Foreign Lawyers on the American Bar Association Council, Section of International Law and Practice (1996-1997). Coordinating Member for Argentina of the American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association (1995-1999). Coordinating Member for Argentina on the Sub-committee of Publications and Development, Committee J: Insolvency and Creditors' Rights, International Bar Association, Section on Business Law (1993-1999). Member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina (1992-). President of the Tax and Legal Affairs Committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce in the Argentine Republic (1988-).

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Alfredo L. Rovira

Maipú 1210, 5th Floor
Buenos Aires C1006ACT

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