PPU hires from Deloitte to lead tax litigation in Lima

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has hired a senior lawyer from Deloitte to lead its tax litigation practice.

Gardere absorbs disputes boutique in Mexico City

Texan firm Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP has absorbed arbitration and litigation boutique Bufete Hernández Romo in Mexico City.

Canadian investment fund buys Enel’s renewable assets in Mexico

Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Washington, DC, has helped Canadian institutional investor CDPQ buy an 80% stake in Enel’s renewables portfolio in Mexico for US$1.35 billion.

Doubling up

Few were surprised when Philippi Prietocarrizosa & Uría (PPU) made good on its promise to expand across the Pacific Alliance trade bloc and entered Peru. But by merging with two different Peruvian firms just one year after PPU's creation, it was a more rapid and ambitious expansion than anyone could have predicted. Lulu Rumsey speaks to the key players behind the multi-firm merger

Latin Lawyer's Associate Salary Survey

Managing partners across Latin America are fond of describing legal talent as their most valuable asset, but determining what this talent is worth is far trickier. Latin Lawyer's second Associate Salary Survey reveals that despite firms paying their associates many multiples of their country's average monthly salary, there is striking variation in the structure and generosity of these pay packets.

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Quotas are essential to curb the gender gap, say labour panellists

“I am the result of quotas,” said Siaska Lorenzo, a partner at Arias (Panama), in a panel moderated by Carolina Camacho of Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz. “When...




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