Five Central American firms in different jurisdictions have launched a non-exclusive strategic alliance to provide regional coverage to their clients.
Latin Lawyer continues its overview of the region’s leading business law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, with a look at Nicaragua.
The heads of state from countries representing 40 per cent of the global economy signed off the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for legislative approval on 4 February. Top US trade lawyers say the treaty will benefit Latin American signatories Chile, Mexico and Peru, but whether it puts the rest of the Americas at a disadvantage remains far from clear, writes Tom Muskett-Ford
Latin American lawyers from all over the region sent us rave reviews of their time spent abroad pursuing their LLM degree, and it is no wonder many associates would like to experience the same. Marieke Breijer speaks to partners across the region about firm and personal considerations that lawyers should address in deciding whether and where to go
Representatives of the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) Latin American Council called on the region's law firms to adopt a single set of ethical guidelines at a conference held in New York yesterday, but some speakers questioned the project's multi-jurisdictional approach and enforceability.