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US Judge Seizes $105 Million In Argentine Funds

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 The Associated Press that Argentina was optimistic...

World court to rule on Uruguay-Argentina dispute

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 how neighbors who share a vital waterway should cooperate...

Argentina legalizes gay marriage in historic vote

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 couples. After a marathon debate in Argentina's...

International Arbitral Tribunal (ICSID) Approves “Mass” — Class Action-Like — Claims Approach by Creditors against Argentina

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 or collective actions are available in the arbitration...

Fabian D'Aiello on Regulatory and De-Facto Restrictions on Investments in Argentina

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 types of investments (many of which are still under...

2 ex-Argentine dictators convicted in baby thefts

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)

Innocent verdicts in Argentine sex slave trial

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 version (available to lexis.com subscribers)

Esteban Ropolo on Argentina's Most Recent Protectionist Measures

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 licensing regime applicable to all final imports...

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