Corporate and M&A

BLP boosts Costa Rican cohort with two women partners

The number of senior women lawyers at BLP’s Costa Rican arm has jumped above the Latin American average following a double promotion in a country that has one of the lowest female partner counts in the region.

China's State Grid announces tender offer to up control of CPFL

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London, Veirano Advogados in Rio de Janeiro, and Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados in São Paulo are advising Chinese state-owned power company State Grid on a tender offer to purchase the remaining shares it does not already own in Brazil’s largest private power company, CPFL Energia.

Light at the end of the tunnel

When Canada's Brookfield Asset Management closed its acquisition of Colombian state-owned energy company Isagen, the country's largest public sell-off in more than a decade set an important precedent for the constitutionality of privatisations in Colombia. Emilio Demetriou-Jones talks to the Colombian firms who led the sale


Insight

Reference

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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

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP

Firms that practice in this area

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Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 12th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony