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  • Counsel to purchasers of 100% shares of Skytel Telecomunicaciones de Argentina S.A. (leading paging services compay), including drafting and negotiation of share purchase agreement, formation of new holding company, and closing transactions involving authorizations required for the sale in the reorganization process of WorldCom.

  • Counsel to Silica Networks (a company formed by National Grid and Williams Communications) in the obtention of its telecommunications license and counsel on all corporate, contracts, real estate and telecommunications regulatory issues since the conception of its fiber optic southern cone project.

  • Argentine legal counsel to Silica Networks Argentina S.A. in drafting and negotiation of securities for a U$S 93,5 Million loan granted to Silica by Nortel Networks Limited, as part of a global transaction where Nortel lended U$S 110 Million to the Argentine and Chilean subsidiaries of Silica Networks for its fiber-optic network telecommunications project.

  • Legal counsel to N.S.S. S.A. (I-Plan Networks) in the drafting and negotiation of a US$61Million Stock Purchase Agreement with Madison Dearborn and other investors, for the financing of its telecommunications company that became one of the most important new players in the telecommunications sector after the liberalization of the market.              

  • Counsel to AirTouch Communications, Inc. in the preparation of the offer in the Personal Communication Services (PCS) Bid for Area II (Buenos Aires Region): Advised on the bargaining and drafting of joint venture agreement for the creation of a consortium with Techint to participate in the bid; provided legal advise on telecommunications regulations and Bidding Rules; drafted and submitted before the Communications Secretary questionnaires for clarification of Bidding Rules and suggested and obtained amendments thereto; advised on the preparation of documentation required to comply with Bid requirements. Constitution of the bidding corporation and counseling in all the legal aspects up to the filing of the technical and economic proposal in a public auction.      

  • Counsel to BCE Telecom International, and preparation of all the legal aspects of the Offer, including the preparation of formal consultations to the National Telecommunications Commission (Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones) for the issuance of circular letters clarifying the Bidding Conditions, with respect to the international public bidding for the provision of mobile telephone services in the Argentine Republic. The assistance included the definition of all the key aspects of the regulatory framework and their interaction with the regulations applicable to the licensees of the basic telephone services system, as well as of the terms of their respective licenses.

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