LatAm must learn from Colombia’s 4G programme, say panellists

Latin American countries looking to start infrastructure projects can learn from the mistakes made in Colombia’s 4G programme, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit.

BLP boosts Costa Rican cohort with two women partners

The number of senior women lawyers at BLP’s Costa Rican arm has jumped above the Latin American average following a double promotion in a country that has one of the lowest female partner counts in the region.

Posadas & Vecino wins municipality public tender

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has won a public tender worth US$77 million to provide various services to the municipality of Maldondado, a city on Uruguay’s south coast.

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

Insight

Reference

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Construction 2017

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP

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