Gabriela Smith Co-Chairs State Bar of Texas International Law Section CLE Event

Posted on November 21, 2016

Managing Attorney Gabriela N. Smith Co-Chaired the Fourth Annual Annual Nuts and Bolts of International Law on November 4, 2016.  The Nuts and Bolts event is an annual Continuing Legal Education program organized by the State Bar of Texas International Law Section that gathers international law practitioners from all over Texas.  The event agenda is here.

Pacesetter Award Goes to Gabriela N. Smith, Esq.

Posted on November 3, 2016

The Firm is pleased to announce that the Managing Attorney, Gabriela N. Smith, has received the Pacesetter Quality and Excellence Award from the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. This recognition was given based on Gabriela’s dedication, growth and footprint in the community.

Argentina Business and Investment Forum

Posted on September 27, 2016

Argentina Counsel of the Firm, Matias P. Cosentino, participated in Argentina’s much anticipated Business and Investment Forum, which took place September 11-15, 2016, in Buenos Aires. The Forum is part of the effort of the Republic of Argentina to showcase and attract investments to the country. The event drew the presence of major global companies…. Read more »

Millennials in the Workplace

Posted on September 7, 2016

Gabriela Smith recently shared her perspectives as a Millennial in the marketplace at TEXAS LEAD, an event organized by Prospanica (formerly, National Society of Hispanic MBAs). The event was held at Yum Brands HQ in Plano, Texas, and received support from brands such as Yum Brands, Coca Cola, CA Technologies, Cigna, and Toyota. During her… Read more »

Country News: Argentina Seeks $ 100 Billion in Foreign Investments

Posted on August 22, 2016

100 Billion Dollars.  According the new Argentine Government, that is the figure the country needs to be competitive in the world marketplace again – after more than a decade of clamps and shackles on foreign money entries.  The need for developing infrastructure projects – in services, technology, energy, agriculture, and other industries – is so… Read more »

Buenos Aires Office Announcement

Posted on August 3, 2016

The Gabriela Noemi Smith Law Firm, PLLC, is pleased to announce the Firm’s expansion into Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The Firm will be based at the heart of the financial district of Buenos Aires and in a strategic location to serve the growing interest of U.S. companies in Argentina.  Argentinian attorney Matias P. Cosentino will be in… Read more »

New Trade Secrets Law: How Does it Affect your Company?

Posted on August 3, 2016

Earlier this year, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (the “Trade Secrets Act”) in an effort to give companies and individuals tools to protect their trade secrets. So, what are trade secrets?  Trade secrets are primarily regulated at the state level, and the definition of “trade secret” varies from… Read more »

Argentina’s New Program for Foreign Investment in Renewable Energy

Posted on July 14, 2016

“Plan RenovAr” In a move toward increasing foreign investment, the Argentine government established a National Program to promote the use of Renewable Energy Sources declaring power generation to be of national interest (the “Program”). This initiative will include the use of renewable energy sources as well as research for the technological development and manufacture of… Read more »

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