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  • Full advice to América TV S.A. Legal advice and representation in legal proceedings, related to claims for damages derived from the broadcasting of information. Advice and administrative representation as regards all matters related to the regime of: i) concession of broadcast licenses, extensions; ii) maintenance of the same license in spite of the receivership proceedings undergone by the company; iii) infringements, filing the relevant remedies with respect to the accusations made by the broadcasting authorities (COMFER).

  • Advice to Torneos y Competencias S.A., an open TV and Cable sports media producer, in the negotiation and drafting of several contracts, among which we highlight the contracts with the Argentine Football Association and with open TV channels for the exclusive broadcasting of local professional football matches; Execution of TV production contracts. Negotiation of contracts with football teams (Club Atlético River Plate, Club Atlético Boca Juniors, among others). We have advised said company also in matters related to the organization of professional football summer tournaments. Advice on administrative proceedings in broadcasting regulatory matters and before the Antitrust Bureau. The advice includes its representation in lawsuits / claims of third parties in complaints for alleged damages as a consequence of the broadcasting of news in written mass media (El Gráfico and Golf Digest), radio (La Red AM 910) and TV during the broadcasting of football games organized by the Argentine Football Association, by the South American Football Confederation and by the International Federation Associated Football, and legal advice and representation in different commercial, civil and labor lawsuits.

  • Legal counsel to Ibope for the acquisition of Mercados y Tendencias, IPSA and Control Publicitario becoming Ibope the most important company in broadcasting audience control in Argentina.

  • Legal counsel to TyC in connection with the issuance of bonds in Argentina under regulation 144 A, for a total amount of U$S 100 millions.             

  • Advice to Latin America Satellite Entertainment (LASER) LLC in the acquisition of the first direct to home Argentine television system (DTH), and further authorization process before the broadcasting authorities (COMFER).

  • Advice to Solomon Broadcasting International in the transaction for the acquisition of Imagen Satelital, a major multi-channel programming company, and in the arbitration process conducted between the parties.

 

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