Was founded in 1972 by a group of professionals who, after several years of practice in the public sector, decided to focus their careers on the private sector and provide counsel to local companies and foreign investors.
We have been consultants to several government agencies, and have taken part in Argentine missions abroad, and in the drafting of tax and criminal laws and codes applicable to the privatization of state-owned companies. We have also participated in the boards of directors of Argentine and foreign companies. Our Firm has also worked in the telecommunications and Small Businesses area, specializing in Mutual Guarantee Companies. We have dealt with debt recovery for financial institutions and insurance companies, and pride ourselves on providing assistance with formal powers of attorney to three major banks of Argentina: Banco Nación- Banco Ciudad de Buenos Aires and BBVA and to assist Bank of America (Bank Boston) before tax courts.
Lawyer-graduated at Universidad de Buenos Aires UBA (1964). He has completed postgraduate courses at the Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid, Spain, and at Interamerican Defense College I.D.C., Fort Mac Nair, Washington D.C., U.S.A. He is the author of several technical and legal articles and books.
He has practiced as an attorney both in the private and public sector. At the Argentine Internal Revennue Service he held several executive positions of Chief of the Legal Division for the Tucumán Region (1970-1974); Training Chief (1968), Head of the Litigation Attorneys Department (1972 – 1976). He was a member of several Committees on Tax Reform of the Secretariat of Finance (1972 – 1976). Furthermore, he was a member of several abroad official missions. Responsible for Legal and Tax Analysis reporting to the Ministry of Economy (1972); Legal Advisor of the Government of San Luis and coauthor with Ms Mavarrine, Esq., of the Project of Tax Code for the Province of Buenos Aires (1976). He worked as a Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Finance for the Government of the Dominican Republic (1977-1978), was President of the Arbitration Committee for Tax on Gross Income (since 1978 -2008), was member of the Commission for the Reform of the Penal Code (1995), Cabinet Advisor to the Secretary of Military Affairs of the Ministry of Defense (1997). He was Advisor to the Commission on Communications of the House of Representatives of the Argentine Republic since 1996 to 1998. He has taught many courses and lectured intensively in many institutions and furthermore he was Tax Law Professor at the Argentine Business University (UADE) and at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Law. He is a member of the Fiscal Studies Association and of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and was a member of their Executive Boards. At present he practices law actively and is the Director of Bodega Chacra S.A. (top argentine high quality wineries). He acts as legal attorney and legal advisor for national and international companies, and is also a member of several professional organizations.
He isPresident of Asociación Civil Gobierno Abierto. (Open Government Asociation – NGO NGO www.asocgobiernoabierto.org) represents of The Advocacy Group TAG (www.theadvocacygroup.org), and is member of Red Argentina Americana de Liderazgo (www.argentinareal.org) and of International Alumni (www.alumni.state.gov).
Estudio Jáuregui is member of GLE Consorcio de Cooperación.
GLE is a group of four law firms: Estudio García Lema, founded by Alberto Manuel García Lema who was Deputy Judge of the Supreme Court of Justice and former Attorney General, with extensive academic and publishing experience and intensive administrative law practice; Estudio Ostrovsky & Romano, specialized in alternative dispute resolution methods, to manage disputes and commercial contract (UTES) consortiums or Joint Ventures and Estudio Bougain, specialized in commercial law.
This group offers its professional services in a broad range of areas of practice through several alliances, based on the prestige, technical knowledge and experience of its partners, associate attorneys, and highly qualified external consultants.
While maintaining their own structures, the firms are integrated at a professional and human level, guaranteeing full, permanent and reliable cooperation in benefit of clients.
On business and corporate law matters we have a strong alliance with Estudio Richards –Brea –Ricciardi Lima (www.rbrl.com.ar). This firm and their partners are very skilled on tax and legal “due diligences”, tax matters and mergers & acquisitions’.
In the U.S. we have a long dated alliance with the telecomunications specialized firm Blooston, Mordkosky, Dickens, Duff & Prendergast. (Mr. Benjamin Dickens www.bloostonlaw.com).
Mr. Román Guillermo Jáuregui is member of TAG The Advocacy Group (www.theadvocacygroup.org).