Energy and Natural Resources

Global Affairs Newsletter No. 1

1) The effect of the G20 in the Argentinean economy and legal implications

During the G20 held in Argentina between November 30th and December1st, 2018, Argentina entered into international agreements to foster economic integration and commercial relations. The following is a summary of the main agreements:

Public Procurement in Mercosur

In December of 2017, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay approved the Public Procurement Protocol of MERCOSUR. This Protocol shall be applied in accordance with the provisions stated therein and the specificities that each State Part made in the Annexes in relation to the scope of application of the Protocol that includes which entities, goods and services, the minimum value of the procurement, as well as the General Notes for its application.

Entry into force of the European General Data Protection Regulation

On May 25, 2018 the "General Regulation of European Data Protection" also known as "GDPR," enacted by the Parliament of the European Union on April 14, 2016, will come into force.

The National Government removed all tariffs for the import of wind turbines exceeding 700 Kw of power.

Joint Resolution 4-E/2017

Joint Resolution 1-E/2018 and 2-E/2018

Secretariat of Hydrocarbon Resources and Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food.