Colombia

Grupo Sura makes US$350 million cross-border issuance

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York, Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz, Chilean firm Larraín, Rencoret & Urzua, Galicia Abogados in Mexico and Peru’s Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados have helped Colombian multinational Grupo Sura’s asset management arm issue bonds worth US$350 million.

Colombia's competition regulator charges pipe makers

Colombia’s competition authority last week accused three concrete pipe manufacturers of forming a cartel between 2004 and 2014.

Associate viewpoint

Juan David Velasco of Posse Herrera Ruiz talks about the importance of ethical practice, relaxing on the green and navigating Colombia’s labyrinthine tax code

Making an impact

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

Colombia’s 4G attracts big names despite flaws, say panellists

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.

Insight

Reference

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Construction 2016

Brazil

Massami Uyeda Junior and Rodrigo de Mello Motta

Arap, Nishi & Uyeda Advogados (São Paulo)

Peru

Claudia Lucena, Isabel Lira Miro Quesada, Daniel Corzo Simons and Luis Paz Maury

Miranda & Amado Abogados

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