Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Argentina as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’.

Argentina: Delays and confusion in ATP

AFIP, the Revenue Service of Argentina, was charged with paying out Emergency Assistance Program for Work and Production (ATP) “supplementary salary” assistance to employers in order to help maintain employment during the crisis …

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Argentina: Bills to tackle perceived problems

Even before the crisis is over, the Senate is hard at work introducing Bills to tackle perceived problems that have come to the fore in recent months …

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Argentina: Certification for carrying out essential activities

The government has introduced a system of certification for enabling those who carry out essential activities to travel on public roads during the health emergency …

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Argentina: Employers’ liability due to the current health emergency

The Superintendency of Occupational Risk (SRT) has advised employers that they must inform their occupational risk insurers about workers being required to work from home due to the current health emergency …

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Argentina: Decree of Need and Urgency

The “Decree of Need and Urgency” 34/219 has now been in operation since mid-December 2019 …

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Argentina: Senate gives final OK to progressive economic overhaul plan

As inflation hovers around 55% an emergency economic package has been approved by the State Senate …

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Argentina: Certificate of criminal records

The National Directorate of Migration has recently announced that foreign nationals who have been staying in the country for over six months will be required to provide a certification indicating a clear criminal record …

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Argentina: Re-register databases of personal data

All companies operating in Argentina are reminded that they must re-register their databases of personal data through the Distance Procedures Platform (DPP) by the 31st of October 2019 (Executive Order 132/2018 under the DPA) …

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Argentina: A series of minimum gross monthly rates imposed

The failure of the “National Council of Employment, Productivity and Minimum Wages” to reach a new minimum wage (SMVM) this Summer has led the government to impose a series of minimum gross monthly rates – culminating in ARS 16,875 (US$293 …

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Argentina: Imposition of currency controls

Foreign companies operating in the country will be particularly hard hit by the imposition of currency controls …

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Argentina: Government to hike minimum wage early as inflation stays high

The national minimum monthly wage has now increased to 12,500 pesos (US$288) …

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Argentina: Firms do everything to cut costs – except fire workers

Strict labour laws and high severance liabilities are forcing many companies struggling to maintain financial viability to retain their workers because they cannot afford to lay them off …

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Argentina: The 2019 budget continues the government’s austerity programme

The 2019 budget continues the government’s austerity programme in an attempt to bring the economy back to health by 2021 …

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Argentina: Notice for dismissal

If an employer wishes to dismiss any employee without valid reason prior to March 31st 2019 they must give the Ministry of production and work 10 days notice …

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Argentina: Mendoza province becomes first to pass law allowing Uber

After much hostility across the country, Uber has finally persuaded the province of Mendoza to accept its legality …

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