Category: Articles.November.21

Argentine Congress passed the Front-of-Package Labelling Law

By María Luisa Santa María, Mariano Peruzzotti and Antonella Balbo. The Bill on the Promotion of Healthy Eating, also known as the “Front-of-Package Labelling Law” (the “Law”), was passed by the Argentine Congress. The Senate approved the Bill on October 29, 2020. Then, it was approved by the General Legislation, Public Health and Social Action, Consumer Protection, and Industry […]

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Argentina – Improvements for the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation

By Raquel Flanzbaum and Antonella Balbo. On October 14, 2021, the Inter-Institutional Council of Science and Technology (“CICyT” for its acronym in Spanish), issued Administrative Decisions No. 970/2021 and 973/2021, approving the Comprehensive Plan for the Strengthening of the Human Resources of the organizations that form it (“Plan”). We may recall that the National Science, Technology and Innovation […]

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Good Business Practices Guide on Gender and Diversity

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Antonella Balbo. On October 19, 2021, the Secretariat of Domestic Trade has issued Resolution No. 1040/2021 (“the Resolution”), which approved the Guide on Good Business Practices on Gender and Diversity (“Guide”). The Guide establishes recommendations based on international agreements and on the local experience on how to advertise, establish conditions of care and dignified […]

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News on consumer protection

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Antonella Balbo. We report the latest developments on consumer protection that have taken place during October 2021. (i) New provisions considered as abusive clauses in consumer contracts On October 1, 2021, Resolution No. 994/2021 (“Resolution 994/2021”) issued by the Secretariat of Domestic Trade (“SCI” for its acronym in Spanish) was published in the Official […]

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Argentine Public authority suffers a security incident

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Josefina Piñeiro. Recently the National Registry of Persons (knowns as “Renaper” which stands for Registro Nacional de las Personas) suffered a security incident that could have compromised personal data of Argentine citizens according. The Renaper is a public agency within the structure of the Ministry of Inner Affairs in charge of keeping records […]

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News on the Viticulture Industry

By Juan Carlos Ojam and Antonella Balbo. We report the latest news concerning the viticulture industry that were recently published in the Official Gazette in Argentina. Authorized varieties for wine elaboration On September 10, 2021, Resolution 21/2021 (“Resolution 21”) of the National Institute of Viticulture (“NIV”) that unifies the authorized varieties for the elaboration of wine was published […]

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