Costa Rica

BLP boosts Costa Rican cohort with two women partners

The number of senior women lawyers at BLP’s Costa Rican arm has jumped above the Latin American average following a double promotion in a country that has one of the lowest female partner counts in the region.

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.

Muscling in

Transfer pricing services used to be almost solely the domain of accounting companies like the Big Four. But as governments increasingly clamp down on tax avoidance, law firms are encroaching on their patch. Vincent Manancourt investigates

Scaling up: Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center’s annual pro bono survey

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

Muscling in

Transfer pricing services used to be almost solely the domain of accounting companies like the Big Four. But as governments increasingly clamp down on tax avoidance, law firms are encroaching on their patch. Vincent Manancourt investigates

Onerous regulation impeding PE leveraged buyouts, says panel

Exacting bankruptcy laws and restrictive requirements for buying public companies in Latin America are holding back leveraged buyouts (LBOs) by private equity funds, delegates heard at Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Private Equity Conference, held in New York last month.

Insight

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Construction 2017

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

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

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit

Events

Latin Lawyer 12th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony