Juan Javier Negri

Juan Javier Negri


Negri & Pueyrredon Abogados

Recognized since 2008

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Capital Markets Law

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Partnership Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Partnership Law
Spinning circle Big letter B

Juan Javier Negri is a founding member of the firm (1990). He specializes in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. As an avid art collector, he now devotes part of his time to art law.

He has acted as Adjunct Professor of Commercial Law (1977-1992) and Professor of Law at the Graduate Course on Banking Law of the Argentine Catholic University (1987). He also was Associate Professor of Banking Institutions at the Graduate School of Economy and Business Administration, (1986-1993); Guest Lecturer on Foreign Trade and Exchange Control Laws at the Graduate Course on Legal Aspects of Financial Activities, Escuela de Abogacía de Buenos Aires (1990); Professor, Commercial Law Continuing Education, (Legal Aspects of Capital Markets Law) School of Law, University of Buenos Aires (1992). Professor, Corporate Conflicts, Austral University, since 1993. He also currently teaches Mergers and Acquisitions, at the Universidad di Tella Law School (Buenos Aires) and Universidad Siglo XXI (Córdoba) 2000. He was Lecturer on Latin American Law at the University of Illinois, (1979). He also taught Legal Aspects of International Financing at the Center of Comparative Studies, Buenos Aires, (1981); at the Bank of Boston Foundation’s School of Export Trade (1987-1990); at the Mar del Plata Stock Exchange (1988); at the Córdoba Seminar on Risk Investments (1988); Santa Cruz (Bolivia) Bar Association, 1989; Center for Macroeconomic Studies (CEMA), Buenos Aires. He is a Member of the Board of Advisors, Universidad Torcuato di Tella Law School. He was a Speaker on “Corporate Governance” as representative of the Instituto Argentino para el Gobierno de las Organizaciones, to discuss the White Paper on Corporate Governance, organized by the OECD in Cartagena, Colombia, May 2004.

Javier was a contributor to “Product Liability: a Manual on Practice-Argentina,” Oceana Publications, New York, 1981; “Business Operations in Argentina,” Washington, D.C., 1988, and has authored “Restructuring of Public Banks: A Proposal for Change” (1990) which won him the Argentine Banks’ Association 1990 Award. He also received the “Argentine Legal Profession Award” granted by the Argentine Press Association and Argentine Federation of Bar Associations (1990). He is also author of various law review articles on corporate mergers, joint ventures, voting arrangements, exchange controls and other corporate matters, and was a former columnist of the Buenos Aires daily “La Prensa”. He has contributed with several editorial notes to “La Nación”, a leading Argentine newspaper.

Javier is also a member of the International Bar Association (of which he was Deputy Secretary General for America-South, 1992-1998 and is member of several standing committees); the American Society of International Law; the Argentine Association of Comparative Law; the Institute of Legislative Studies (Member of the Board, Commercial Law Section, 1987-1988); the Associazione Giuristi di Lingua Italiana, Milano; the Argentine-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (Board Member, 1998-2000); PENT Foundation -Fundación para la integración de la Argentina en el mundo- (Member, Board of Directors, 2002-). He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Sur since 2003; Treasurer Pro-tem of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Konex, since 2004, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of PlaNet Finance until 2013.

Location

  • Montevideo 850, Piso 1
    Buenos Aires C1019ABR
    Argentina

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Partnership Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Partnership Law, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Argentina 2020 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Partnership Law

Distinctions

Juan Javier Negri has been a Fellow of the American Field Service (1968), the Institute for International Education (1977) and the Ortega y Gasset Foundation (2012). He has been elected as leader in Corporate Governance by The International Who's Who Legal, London (2003-2006), and as one of the three best Argentine lawyers in Corporate Governance by Law Business Research, London (2004, 2005). He was also elected one of the three best Argentine lawyers in Companies and Mergers and Acquisitions by Practical Law Company and by Chambers & Partners (2006 and 2008). He was selected among the best Argentine lawyers in Capital Markets by Who's Who Legal, London (2006). The same entity appointed him leader in Mergers and Acquisitions (2007 and 2008). He was chosen by The Banking Expert Guide as one of the best Argentine attorneys in banking (2007). Chambers Latin America named him one of the best Argentine attorneys at Mergers & Acquisitions (2008). The International Who's Who Legal, London appointed him as leading lawyer in Corporate Governance (2009, 2010 and 2011) and Mergers & Acquisitions (2009). Also in 2010 he was chosen one of the best lawyers in the world in Emerging Markets by Euromoney, London. In 2011 he was selected by The World's Leading Banking Lawyers of London as one of the best Argentine bankers and, in the same year, the Finance Monthly Law Awards of London appointed him one of the best Argentine lawyers in Mergers and Acquisitions . Also in 2011 he was nominated by World Finance Legal Awards as one of the best lawyers of the year in Argentina (2011). He also won the "Argentine Advocacy" award, granted by the Argentine Federation of Bar Associations and ADEPA (Argentine Association of Journalistic Entities) in 1990 for his defense of constitutional values.

Your browser is not fully compatible with our automatic printer friendly formatting.

Please use the print button to print this profile page.

Spinning circle Big letter B