Country expert for ARGENTINA
Pacific Rim Advisory Council (PRAC), Chairman, (2004-2006), Vice Chairman, (2001-2003). Argentine Association of International Law, (2003-to date). International Bar Association, Legal Practice Divi-sion Council, (2005-2008). International Bar Association, Committee J (Bankruptcy), (2002-2004). International Bar Association, Latin American Arbitration Panel, (1999-to date). International Bar Association, Latin American Steering Group, (1999-2000). International Bar Association, Enrollment Committee, Vice Chairman, (1990). International Bar Association, Committee X (Franchising), Vice Chairman, (1995-1999). Argentine Franchising Association, Honorary Chairman, (1995-2004), Chairman (1989-1994). National Academy of Law and Social Sciences, Institute of Commercial Law, Member, (1994-to date). Argentine-German Legal Association, Founding Member and Treasurer (1989).
Year of birth
Doctor in Law and Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, (1989). Max-Planck Institute, Hamburg, Germany, In-Depth Study of Distribution and Concession Law (1985), Joint Ventures in Latin America (1995). Sworn Translator, English Language, University of Buenos Aires, (1970). Comparative Studies, Instituto Cultura Hispànica, Madrid, (1969). Master in Comparative Law (MCL), Columbia University,New York, (1967). Orientation Program in American Law, Princeton, (Summer Program), (1966). Attorney, Honors Degree (Cum Laude), University of Buenos Aires, (1964).
Current professional position
Managing Partner, Allende & Brea, Buenos Aires.
Post-Graduate Course on International Transactions, Torcuato Di Tella University (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
20 years advising clients on Distribution law issues.
Spanish, English, French. Understanding of Portuguese and Italian.
Books: 1) Systems of Commercial Distribution Law (Agency, Distribution, Concession). 2) Franchising 3) Joint Ventures Articles: Twenty articles in legal newspapers on distribution law and related matters.