Ecuador

Cargill enters Ecuador with Ferrere

Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped US food and agriculture company Cargill sign a joint venture agreement with local shrimp producer Naturisa, which will see the pair build a shrimp feed facility in Durán, south-central Ecuador.

Partner additions signal law firm growth for 2017

Latin American law firms continue to grow, reporting promotions in a broad range of practice areas.

2016: a year in review

While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.

Money matters

As law firms in Latin America grow and face new competitive challenges, the pressure to re-evaluate partner compensation systems is on. As more law firms change to models that reward performance, how can law firm leaders appear objective and fair when sharing out the pie? asks Rosie Cresswell

Investors less likely to triumph in LatAm state disputes

As populist regimes across Latin America recede, private equity investors can expect to see fewer politically led expropriations, but should prepare for a tougher time in investor state disputes, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s 7th annual private equity conference, held in New York.

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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

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 11th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

Events

Latin Lawyer - GAR Arbitration Summit