AREAS OF PRACTICE:

- General Business Consulting

- Contracts

- Mergers & Acquisitions

- Banking and Finance

- Internet and New Technologies

BERISSO JUAN C.

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Graduated from the Buenos Aires Catholic University in 1986.

 

Adjunct Professor of Corporate Law and Commercial Contracts. Professor in charge of the post-graduate course on “Modern Business Contracts”, UCA. In May 1991, he obtained a Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania (School of Law and Wharton School of Economics), Philadelphia, USA. Former Secretary of the Department of Computer Law of the Buenos Aires Catholic University.

 

Juan specializes in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, finance engineering, telecommunications, real estate developments, and international finance projects.

 

He leads the technology transactions and data security sector of ABBFP&B. Given his unusual expertise in business computing and IT, he is especially qualified to assist in matters where the law and the technology meet. This particular background permits Juan to assist clients in technical and legal matters, which sometimes are an obstacle for many companies. And also to assist our clients to understand the technical impact of the laws and to implement technical and procedural controls to manage the risks and costs of the company.

 

During 1989-1990, we worked as an associate in the law firm Blake Dawson Waldron -Solicitors- (Sydney, Australia), with special focus on matters related to corporate law and international litigation, and has attended specific seminars on those areas. During 1991-1992, we worked as an associate for Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz, a US-based large international law firm, where he represented clients in a number of economically significant negotiations and deals.

 

He has been a member of the Boards of Directors and Supervisory Committees of several leading local and foreign companies based in Argentina, including Nokia Argentina S.A., Commerzbank AG, Deutz-Agco Motores S.A., Alimentos y Logística Generales de Argentina S.A. (ALG), Compañía Minera Providencia S.A., Corning Cable Systems Argentina S.A., Inversiones Libertad S.A., Minera Geometal S.A., Moletto Hermanos S.A., Volkswagen Argentina S.A., Volkswagen Credit S.A., and Volkswagen S.A. de Ahorro Para Fines Determinados.