17 October 2017
Gender quotas are necessary to improve equality and overcome bias in the workplace, but they must be used as part of a wider programme that encourages cultural and institutional change, agreed an all-female panel at the 4th Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held in Miami on 26 September.
17 October 2017
The Colombian liquidator of a group of companies that allegedly defrauded investors out of US$220 million has asked a Miami court to grant Chapter 15 recognition to Colombian insolvency proceedings for the wife of its former director, after officials in the country linked her to the Ponzi scheme.
16 October 2017
Posse Herrera Ruiz has provided local counsel to Colombian infrastructure company Odinsa for its issuance of bonds worth 400 billion Colombian pesos (around US$135 million).
10 October 2017
Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados has helped the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) issue bonds worth 33.7 billion Colombian pesos (US$11.6 million).
09 October 2017
Despite laudable government efforts to plug Latin America’s infrastructure gap, corruption issues are derailing many private equity investments, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Private Equity Conference, held in New York a week ago.
29 September 2017
The offices of Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados in Bogotá and Shearman & Sterling LLP in London have helped the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) make an indirect equity investment in Colombian pharmaceutical company Procaps.
26 September 2017
Latin Lawyer's upcoming 8th annual private equity conference, to be held on Friday in New York, will feature speakers from Goldman Sachs, IFM Investors, The Carlyle Group and the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA), as well as private practitioners from the US and across Latin America.
18 September 2017
Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima and Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá have helped specialty glass producers American Glass Products (AGP) obtain an US$85 million loan from Credit Suisse.
11 September 2017
An early booking rate for tickets to Latin Lawyer's upcoming 8th annual private equity conference, to be held later this month in New York, expires on Friday.
06 September 2017
The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has been announced.