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Business law in Argentina

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judicial system is considered to be mostly independent. Despite reported instances of corruption, the country is largely considered a state of law.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreign nationals can benefit from equal treatment in judicial matters, including in commercial disputes. Corruption has been reported in the judicial system.
The Language of Justice
Spanish
Recourse to an Interpreter
It is possible and advised.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The country's legal system is a combination of the American and Western European systems. Each province also has its own constitution, which mirrors the broad lines of the structures of the federal constitution. The country has not accepted the obligatory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Argentina belongs to Mercosur, which has some supranational legislative functions.
Checking National Laws Online
Legal Library of the Ministry of Justice

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