Linklaters' New York office, Argentine firm Severgnini Robiola Grinberg & Tombeur and Aninat Schwencke & Cia in Chile have helped the Argentine subsidiary of Chilean state-owned oil and gas company Empresa Nacional Del Petróleo (ENAP) obtain an US$80 million loan.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's New York office and Chilean firm Carey have advised Deutsche Bank Trust Company as placement agent in a US$45 million bond issuance by Chilean insurer Inversiones SAMS.
Morales & Besa associates Rodrigo Ropert and Diego Muñoz examine the bill to reform Chile’s water code, which is due to be passed into law this year
The findings of our fifth joint pro bono survey provide plenty of reasons to feel positive. Pro bono appears to have turned a corner in Latin America thanks to an ever strengthening infrastructure and the greater willingness of more firms to take part. While the survey results might not show a significant uptick year on year, law firms are nevertheless making great strides in the implementation of policies needed to make pro bono more commonplace. Of course, there are challenges to overcome, such as engaging more partners in pro bono cases. However, the latest focus on high-impact cases could help achieve that, alongside producing a dramatic increase in the value of pro bono work. Rosie Cresswell reports
Maintaining good relations with local communities and authorities is becoming ever more critical to a project’s success, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 4th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit held in Washington, DC.
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250