21 August 2017
Ecuador's Pérez Bustamante & Ponce Abogados has joined a global network dedicated to labour and immigration law, the Employment Law Alliance (ELA).
11 August 2017
Pérez Bustamante & Ponce has helped Danish business conglomerate Maersk Line obtain antitrust clearance for the Ecuadorean leg of its US$4 billion acquisition of shipping company Hamburg Süd.
01 August 2017
Corral Rosales and Carmigniani Pérez have dissolved their four-year combination, ending a landmark tie-up between two of Quito and Guayaquil's most respected firms and marking another major break-up in Ecuador's legal market.
31 July 2017
Two senior lawyers from prominent Ecuadorean outfit Bustamante & Bustamante have joined forces with several of the firm's former associates to establish their own outfit as local legal market competition heats up.
25 July 2017
Ecuador has once again failed to annul a set of interim and partial awards in favour of US oil company Chevron in The Hague, ahead of the merits phase of an UNCITRAL case relating to oil pollution in the Amazon rainforest.
27 June 2017
Pérez Bustamante & Ponce Abogados has helped French outdoor advertising company JCDecaux win a 15-year contract to supply street furniture in the Ecuadorean city of Guayaquil.
09 June 2017
Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.
08 June 2017
Norton Rose Fulbright in Ottowa and Lexim Abogados in Quito have helped Aurelian Ecuador obtain up to US$450 million in project financing from private equity lenders to fund its exploitation of the Fruta del Norte mining project, in the first ever project finance deal to take place in Ecuador’s mining sector.
09 May 2017
As it prepares for a change of president, the Ecuadorean government has said it will cancel all 12 of its remaining bilateral investment treaties (BITs) – ostensibly as part of a plan to renegotiate the agreements on more favourable terms.
05 April 2017
Latin Lawyer continues with its run-through of the region’s leading law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today’s focus is Ecuador.