Salaverri Dellatorre recruits regulatory and transactional lawyers

Salaverri Dellatorre Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán has added two partners and two associates to strengthen its transactional and administrative law practices.

Two firms in Paraguay’s first PPP signing

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors and Olmedo Abogados have helped the concessionaires behind Paraguay’s first public-private partnership (PPP) sign the US$520 million agreement at a government-sponsored ceremony held last week.

Renewables company snaps up Uruguayan solar plant

White & Case LLP’s Miami and Madrid offices and Uruguayan firm Hughes & Hughes have helped US renewables company Invenergy acquire the Jacinta solar farm project from Spain’s Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV). 

Water for the people

Morales & Besa associates Rodrigo Ropert and Diego Muñoz examine the bill to reform Chile’s water code, which is due to be passed into law this year

What’s mine is yours. Or is it?

By handling top client accounts at an institutional level, as opposed to leaving them to individual partners, law firms can increase client loyalty and boost revenue. A survey by Latin Lawyer and management consultancy Gulland Padfield suggests there are significant opportunities for firms in Latin America to seize upon client account management as a differentiator. But are the region’s partners ready to share their relationships?

Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne in late-stage merger talks

International heavyweight Norton Rose Fulbright is in advanced merger talks with global firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP, in a deal that could create major Latin American synergies.

Thinking outside the box

At last week’s IBA conference in Buenos Aires, a panel moderated by Jaime Fernandez Madero of Fernandez Madero Consulting and Fernando Pelaez-Pier of FPelaez...



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