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Global mobility is high risk for employers, say Labour & Employment panellists

Wednesday, 17 September

Employers need to make sure they satisfy legal requirements in all jurisdictions involved when faced with misconduct by employees posted internationally, said panellists discussing the complications surrounding international compensation, expat employee rights and the territoriality of law at a global mobility panel at Latin Lawyer's first Annual Labour & Employment Conference, held last week in Miami.

US bankruptcy court rubber stamps Rede restructuring

Wednesday, 17 September

Brazil’s Felsberg Advogados and White & Case LLP in New York have helped energy conglomerate Rede Energia obtain bankruptcy protection in the US for its Brazilian restructuring plan, in a ruling thought to confirm US courts’ increasing confidence in Latin American insolvency laws.

Argentine debt bill seen as only “partial and temporary” solution

Tuesday, 16 September

Argentina has passed a bill designed to enable the government to pay its restructured bondholders outside the US in a bid to bypass a New York court injunction, risking being in contempt of court, but lawyers say it is likely to meet with logistical hurdles and limited appetite from bondholders.

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