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Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Fertilizantes Heringer gets shareholder financing

28 February 2017

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian agribusiness Fertilizantes Heringer obtain loans worth more than US$100 million from its shareholders.

DOTY final shortlist published

DOTY final shortlist published

17 February 2017

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

DOTY M&A and regulatory shortlists announced

DOTY M&A and regulatory shortlists announced

13 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlists for the first two categories of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards: M&A and regulatory.

Ferrere helps Cisneros partner with Facebook

09 February 2017

Ferrere’s Ecuadorean and Paraguayan offices have helped the advertising branch of US-based media conglomerate Cisneros sign a digital marketing partnership with Facebook in four Latin American countries.

Latin Lawyer launches industry-focused investment guide series

08 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment – the first in a new series of Latin Lawyer practice and industry investment guides.

2016: a year in review

06 February 2017

While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.

Petrobras buys from former Argentine unit with Marval and Salaverri

08 November 2016

Argentina’s Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal has helped Brazilian state-controlled energy company Petrobras acquire assets in Argentina and Bolivia from its former subsidiary Petrobras Argentina, now majority owned by Argentina’s Pampa Energía.

Instituto Pro Bono head urges Brazilian firms to take on riskier cases

10 October 2016

Pro bono advocates must convince law firms to take on tough, paradigmatic cases following the practices’ liberalisation in Brazil, says the executive director of Brazil’s biggest clearinghouse.

Bolivia’s Indacochea promotes labour lawyer

Bolivia’s Indacochea promotes labour lawyer

16 September 2016

Santa Cruz-based Indacochea & Asociados has promoted a female labour associate to partner, establishing a rare 50-50 gender ratio at partnership level.

Grupo NC takes control of RBS’ Santa Catarina branch

16 September 2016

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian commercial conglomerate Grupo NC increase its stake in the Santa Catarina arm of media group RBS.

Ferrere strengthens presence in Bolivia, Ecuador and Paraguay

Ferrere strengthens presence in Bolivia, Ecuador and Paraguay

31 August 2016

Ferrere is hiring new partners from in-house positions at Repsol’s Bolivia branch and Paraguay’s Central Bank, ahead of plans to open a third office in Ecuador, in the port city of Guayaquil.