The Houston, Washington, DC, New York and Baltimore offices of Hogan Lovells LLP and Colombia’s Brigard & Urrutia Abogados have helped Latin American infrastructure development provider ISA pledge to invest up to US$80 million in Andean Tower Partners (ATP), which runs wireless communication towers and equipment in Colombia and Peru.
Proskauer Rose LLP in New York, Colombia’s Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas, Peruvian firm Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados and Paraguay’s Palacios, Prono & Talavera Abogados have helped Colombian bank GNB Sudameris issue notes worth US$300 million.
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.
Clearing houses across the region are putting high-impact projects at the top of their agenda because they can bring about systemic change. Rosie Cresswell asks how law firms can maximise the results of their pro bono projects
Lawyers and bankers praised Colombia’s massive fourth generation (4G) infrastructure programme for bringing international sponsors and banks into the country, but criticised the contracts awarded for being overly complex at Latin Lawyer’s 4th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit held in Washington, DC, two weeks ago.
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250