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