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Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Latin Lawyer launches industry-focused investment guide series

08 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment – the first in a new series of Latin Lawyer practice and industry investment guides.

LACCA Awards – last chance to vote!

LACCA Awards – last chance to vote!

19 August 2016

There is only one week left to nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for LACCA’s third annual awards. 

LeniGas targets North America with Toronto listing

15 August 2016

The London and British Virgin Islands branches of offshore law firm Harneys have helped Cuban-focused investor LeniGas Cuba carry out a reverse takeover of Canadian listed-Knowlton Capital, allowing LeniGas to become a publicly held company in Canada and expanding its access to North American investors eager to enter Cuba’s opening economy.

Speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer Tax Summit

15 July 2016

Big names from Dell, KMPG, the Florida International Bankers Association, the Panamanian Task Force on Financial Transparency and SABMiller are all confirmed for the first Latin Lawyer Tax Summit, to be held in Miami on 9 November.

LACCA Awards – voting now open!

11 July 2016

Nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for the 3rd annual awards ceremony by Latin Lawyer's sister publication, LACCA.  

An interview with Joy Gallup

An interview with Joy Gallup

25 May 2016

At the debut Latin Lawyer - GRR Restructuring Summit taking place on 6 June in New York, Paul Hastings LLP partner and conference co-chair Joy Gallup will moderate a panel on Latin American debtor-in-possession financing. Here, Gallup previews the panel in a Q&A with Latin Lawyer.

Latin Lawyer M&A League Tables: International

Latin Lawyer M&A League Tables: International

17 May 2016

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is back at the top of Latin Lawyer’s M&A league tables, taking first place by volume, while Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP leads by value for the first time.

Thomson Reuters Foundation pro bono survey open for submissions

28 April 2016

Firms have until 23 May to take part in the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono survey, which identifies market leaders in the provision of free legal aid and investigates industry trends.

Still time to buy early-bird tickets for Latin Lawyer - GRR Restructuring Summit

26 April 2016

There is less than a month left to purchase early-bird tickets for the debut Latin Lawyer - GRR Restructuring Summit, which will be held in New York on 6 June and is set to draw speakers from top law firms, banks and specialist lenders.

Firms back report slamming criminal defamation laws

Firms back report slamming criminal defamation laws

22 April 2016

A report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Thomson Reuters and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has uncovered a resurgence in the use of criminal defamation law to silence critical journalists across the Americas. Tom Muskett-Ford speaks to some of the firms that contributed to the publication and investigates whether tough penalties are damaging freedom of speech in the region.

Cuba’s creditors appoint sovereign debt expert to reach out to government

Cuba’s creditors appoint sovereign debt expert to reach out to government

20 April 2016

Private sector creditors seeking to settle debts with Cuba that date back to a 1986 default have appointed Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal of Queen Mary, University of London, to help set up talks with the island nation’s government.