Busso & Fariña Abogados and its professionals have actively participated in telecommunications, software and e-commerce matters. In addition, they have been very active in Internet- and e-commerce related transactions, advising founders and investors.
We assisted Patagon.com to receive initial contributions from its founders and through successive financial rounds. We also provided substantial legal advice in connection with its employees’ incentives and stock options programs, the creation of strategic alliances and the company’s overall development. We also participated in the call for bids for the operation of the country-wide cellular telephone system assisting the consortium formed between Comcast Inc., The Washington Post, Banco de Galicia, Acindar and VTR Comunicaciones SA. In the telecommunications industry, our professionals have advised Conectel Telecomunicaciones SA as operator of a paging license and Orbcomm Communications Ltd. and Ellipso Inc. as licensors of local operators. It also advised Galaxy Latin America (DirecTV’s owner) and the purchaser of Telearte SA, the license operator of Channel 9, a Buenos Aires TV broadcasting station. As an evidence of its sophisticated work, we advised the International Finance Corporation in the creation of liens upon transponders located in telecommunications satellites.