Execution of deeds—jurisdictional guide
Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
Execution of deeds—jurisdictional guide

The following Commercial practice note produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Execution of deeds—jurisdictional guide
  • Summary table
  • Argentina
  • What are the formalities for the valid creation of a deed in Argentina?
  • What are the requirements for execution of deeds by companies in Argentina?
  • What are the requirements for execution of deeds by individuals in Argentina?
  • What are the requirements for execution of deeds by partnerships in Argentina?
  • What is the standard limitation period for claims under contracts entered into by deed in Argentina?
  • Australia
  • What are the formalities for the valid creation of a deed in Australia?
  • More...

This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution formalities for companies, individuals and partnerships in different countries. More detailed guidance on each overseas jurisdiction covered by the table is set out in the sections below, including any differences between limitation periods for claims arising out of contracts executed as a deed.

For information on the execution of contracts in various jurisdictions, see Practice Note: Execution of contracts—jurisdictional guide.

For information on electronic signatures in various jurisdictions, see Practice Note: E-signatures—jurisdictional guide.

For information on the formation of contracts in various jurisdictions, see Practice Note: Contract formation—jurisdictional guide.

Please note that this is intended as an introductory guide only and local advice from appropriate legal professionals in the relevant country should be sought where appropriate.

Summary table

What are the formalities for creation of a valid deed?What are the requirements for execution of deeds by companies?What are the requirements for execution of deeds by individuals?What are the requirements for the execution of deeds by partnerships?
ArgentinaThe document must be:
—in writing
—in the Argentinian language (Spanish)
—include a notary’s attestation
—the public deed must contain:
–date and the place where the public deed was executed
–identity of the parties (full name, ID number, legal domicile, date of birth, marital status, information

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