01 May 2000
As of May 1, 2000 Dr Jorge Marabotto has joined the firm as co-director of the litigation department.
01 May 2000
'Rating the Regulators' survey conducted by Global Competition Review finds pattern of dissatisfaction with the Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia across the six key areas surveyed.
30 April 2000
Bogotá's Lewin & Wills has announced the arrival of a new partner to head the firm's emerging commercial and corporate law department.
28 April 2000
On April 28 2000 the Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia approved, with a very minor condition, the acquisition of control by Logidis SAS (Promodes) of Supermercados Norte SA.
26 April 2000
Act 028 of April 26, 2000 of the Internal Revenue Department states US federal legislation permits the deduction of tax, verifiably paid in Brazil, on revenue and income earned and taxed in Brazil.
24 April 2000
The National Monetary Council (CMN) approved new rules on investment in the private pension funds, which are contained in Resolution No. 2720 issued by the Central Bank of Brazil on April 24, 2000.
21 April 2000
The Beer Group Backus (Unión de Cervecerías Backus & Johnston SA) purchased a majority stake in Compañía Cervecera del Sur del Perú SA, the second largest beer manufacturer in Peru and the only remaining independent one.
14 April 2000
Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF), the Caracas-based Andean development bank signed a joint venture agreement, incorporated on April 14, with American International Group (AIG) to form the Latin American Investment Guarantee Company Ltd.
11 April 2000
On 11 April it was announced that a US$965 million lawsuit brought by an American electric power company doing business in Ecuador against the Republic of Ecuador was rejected by a U.S. Federal Court in Washington, D.C. on 31 March.
05 April 2000
On April 5, 2000 the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL), approved the regulation on the right to exploit satellites for the transportation of telecommunications signals (Resolution 220).