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2 ex-Argentine dictators convicted in baby thefts
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

BUENOS AIRES Argentina (AP) - Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla was convicted and sentenced to 50 years Thursday for a systematic program to steal babies from prisoners who were Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers) Read More

Innocent verdicts in Argentine sex slave trial
Posted on 15 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

BUENOS AIRES Argentina (AP) - Judges found all defendants innocent Tuesday in a high-profile case of an Argentine woman who was allegedly kidnapped and forced into prostitution a decade ago. The 13 people on trial in the province of Tucuman had Full... Read More

Fabian D'Aiello on Regulatory and De-Facto Restrictions on Investments in Argentina
Posted on 6 Dec 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

By Fabian D'Aiello Regulations in emerging markets, particularly in Argentina, pose an ever-changing and difficult-to-assess scenario that can complicate investment decisions. In recent years, added to changes in regulations restricting certain... Read More

Esteban Ropolo on Argentina's Most Recent Protectionist Measures
Posted on 2 Jan 2013 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Esteban Ropolo Excerpt: For the last few years, Argentina's government has been serially violating its commitments to a rules based multilateral trading system under the World Trade Organization (WTO). The recently introduced non-automatic... Read More

International Arbitral Tribunal (ICSID) Approves “Mass” — Class Action-Like — Claims Approach by Creditors against Argentina
Posted on 14 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon We have posted on the role of class or other collective actions in international litigation , both in the U.S. and elsewhere. The issue is also pertinent to the question we have also discussed in various contexts: whether class... Read More

'Recent Antitrust Enforcement in Latin America: What Every U.S. Company Needs to Know' Webcast Is Feb. 24 (CLE)
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Presented by Association of Corporate Counsel's International Legal Affairs Committee and Sponsored by Crowell & Moring LLP Latin American antitrust enforcers are now more active than ever. In Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina - Latin America's... Read More

US Judge Seizes $105 Million In Argentine Funds
Posted on 8 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - (AP) Argentina quickly said it would file a court appeal after a U.S. federal judge ruled Wednesday that bondholders can seize $105 million in Argentine central bank deposits held in the United States. A bank spokesman told... Read More

World court to rule on Uruguay-Argentina dispute
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

THE HAGUE Netherlands - (APINTL) The International Court of Justice is ruling Tuesday on whether Uruguay should compensate Argentina for building a pulp mill on the river that forms part of their border. The ruling is likely to clarify rules about... Read More

Argentina legalizes gay marriage in historic vote
Posted on 15 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - (AP) Argentina legalized same-sex marriage Thursday, becoming the first country in Latin America to declare that gays and lesbians have all the legal rights, responsibilities and protections that marriage brings to heterosexual... Read More