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LatinAlliance hires Romero Pineda’s corporate practice head

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Monday, 20 February 2017 by Thomas Muskett-Ford

The San Salvador office of Central American firm LatinAlliance has poached the head of Romero Pineda & Asociados’ corporate department to replace its outgoing regional corporate director.

Pro Bono profile: Brazil’s Instituto Pro Bono

Monday, 20 February 2017 by Zach Marzouk

Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Brazil’s Instituto Pro Bono (IPB).

PAGBAM behind Argentine wind farm PPA

Monday, 20 February 2017 by Thomas Muskett-Ford

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) has helped state-owned energy company Parque Eólico Arauco sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 100-megawatt wind farm in the north-western province of La Rioja.

Rebaza Alcázar helps JP Morgan become first Peruvian investment bank

Monday, 20 February 2017 by Thomas Muskett-Ford

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped JP Morgan obtain a licence from Peru’s financial watchdog to operate as an investment bank, clearing the final hurdle in an 18-month application process.

Dell OTC sale closes in Brazil

Monday, 20 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Foley Hoag LLP in Boston and Brazil’s Demarest Advogados have helped a subsidiary of Dell sell its enterprise content division to Canadian software company Open Text Corporation (OTC) for US$1.6 billion.

Santiago metro makes US$500 million notes issue

Monday, 20 February 2017 by Thomas Muskett-Ford

White & Case LLP in New York and Chile’s Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda have helped Santiago’s metro operator offer US$500 million in bonds.

Four firms in Supervielle US$300 million notes offer

Monday, 20 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP's Buenos Aires and New York offices and Argentine firm Errecondo González y Funes have helped a subsidiary of Argentine financial group Grupo Supervielle issue notes worth 4.7 billion pesos (US$300 million).

BLP in Nicaragua joins Meritas

Monday, 20 February 2017 by Zach Marzouk

Nicaragua’s BLP office has become a member of global business law firm alliance Meritas.

DOTY final shortlist published

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Friday, 17 February 2017

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available.

Lefosse drives US$280 million medical lab IPO

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian medical laboratory Instituto Hermes Pardini (IHP) raise 878 million reais (US$282 million) in an initial public offering.

Alessandri and Larrain facilitate Chilean firefighting effort

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Alessandri and Larrain y Asociados Abogados in Chile have helped bring a specialist aircraft from Global SuperTanker Services (GSTS) to Chile to help fight raging wildfires across the country.

Mexico pursues first criminal action against cartelists

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Pallavi Guniganti

For the first time, Mexico’s Federal Commission for Economic Competition on Wednesday referred for prosecution individuals who allegedly violated the country’s competition law, as part of the competition authority’s investigation of collusion in public health tenders. 

Salaverri and Bruchou behind Pampa notes issuance

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Vincent Manancourt

Salaverri Dellatorre Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán has assisted Argentine electricity company Pampa Energía with a US$750 million notes issuance.

Ecuadorean hydro project gets finance

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Steptoe and Johnson LLP in Washington, DC and Ecuador’s Cabezas, Wray & Alban have helped the concessionaire of a hydroelectric project in south-eastern Ecuador obtain a loan of US$78 million.

DOTY restructuring shortlist announced

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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlist for the final category of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards: restructuring.

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