06 December 2017
International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.
29 November 2017
Colombia’s Brigard & Urrutia Abogados has helped Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste on its US$262 million acquisition of a majority share in Colombian airport operator Airplan.
24 November 2017
Posse Herrera Ruiz has helped Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF) sell its entire stake in a Colombian natural gas distribution business for US$560 million, as it continues an arbitral battle with the Andean country over a separate energy subsidiary.
24 November 2017
Government officials moving to the private sector face public criticism and suspicion from clients, but two former top Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA) officials say having experience on both sides of the table is worth it.
23 November 2017
Andrés Dacosta has returned to Colombian labour boutique Godoy Córdoba Abogados member of Littler Global to co-lead its litigation department after almost two decades away from the firm.
22 November 2017
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Toronto, and Mosquera Abogados in Bogotá have advised Colombia’s largest utilities company, Empresas Públicas de Medellín, on an international notes offering worth 2.3 trillion pesos (US$766 million) – the largest ever global debt tap in Colombian pesos.
21 November 2017
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in Washington, DC, and New York, and Brigard & Urrutia Abogados in Bogotá has helped Colombian bank Bancolombia issue notes worth US$750 million.
20 November 2017
BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo, Carey in Santiago, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP in Rio de Janeiro, CMS Grau in Lima, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados in Bogotá and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have advised the Latin American subsidiaries of information technology company HP on its US$1 billion global purchase of Samsung’s printer business.
17 November 2017
Latin American countries looking to start infrastructure projects can learn from the mistakes made in Colombia’s 4G programme, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit.
15 November 2017
Garrigues’ Latin American head says the promotion of three lawyers in Colombia and Mexico reflects the region’s strategic importance to the firm.