2015: a year in review

2015: a year in review

Rock-bottom commodity prices and a proliferation of high-profile corruption scandals gripped Latin America this year, and law firms sought to make up for the decline in transactional work by boosting other practice areas. But it wasn’t all doom and gloom. Corporate law firms in Argentina, in particular, will see out the year in a jubilant mood as the election of a new president promises to see investors return to the country. Even in countries where the short-term prospects look bleak, such as scandal-ravaged Brazil, firms continue to invest in talent for the years ahead. With this in mind, Vincent Manancourt takes a look at some of the most significant developments in Latin America’s legal markets over the last year

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These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer - GIR 5th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations Conference

Events

Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Tax Summit

Insight

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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

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

How to Build Up a Region: Development Banks and Multilateral Financing

Thomas Hechl and Vanessa Pinto Villa

Hogan Lovells LLP

The Role of Project Finance in Developing a Region: Trends and Considerations

Andrés Arnaldos Montaner , Daniel D Bartfeld , Jaime E Ramirez and Roland Estevez

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
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