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Posse Herrera, Brigard & Urrutia and AFRA seal Colombia airport handover

27 April 2017

Posse Herrera Ruiz has helped Colombian private equity fund managers Nexus Capital Partners and Olímpica Group sell their controlling stakes in local airport operators Airplan and Aeropuertos de Oriente.

Altán gets US$1.8 billion financing for Red Compartida project

Altán gets US$1.8 billion financing for Red Compartida project

24 April 2017

Clifford Chance LLP’s London office and Mexico’s White & Case, SC and Galicia Abogados have helped Mexican construction consortium Altán Redes obtain two-part project financing worth US$1.8 billion to fund construction of the Red Compartida wholesale shared mobile network.

Pemex settles Commisa case

Pemex settles Commisa case

20 April 2017

Mexico’s national oil company has settled a 13-year-old dispute with US engineering company KBR, ending a long-running fight over the enforcement of a US$300 million ICC award that has been set aside in Mexico and upheld in New York.

Mexico demands Boehringer Ingelheim/Sanofi animal health divestitures

20 April 2017

European drugmakers Boehringer Ingelheim and Sanofi will have to sell five animal health vaccines to an approved third-party purchaser in Mexico to clear one of the few remaining antitrust hurdles facing the US$24.5 billion asset swap.

Mexican competition agency clears ChemChina/Syngenta

19 April 2017

On 11 April, Mexico’s competition authority required Syngenta to divest five products to have its deal with ChemChina approved.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Mexico

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Mexico

11 April 2017

Latin Lawyer continues with its run-down of the region’s leading business law firms. Today’s focus is Mexico, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250.

Cuatrecasas hires from Mexico’s hydrocarbons commission

Cuatrecasas hires from Mexico’s hydrocarbons commission

06 April 2017

A former Pemex and National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) lawyer has joined Iberian firm Cuatrecasas’ office in Mexico City as partner.

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

04 April 2017

A civil and economic rights group established by The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice has launched an anti-corruption initiative that will organise private practice lawyers across the Americas to support government efforts to crack down on corruption.

Latin American competition enforcers announce new strategic alliance

Latin American competition enforcers announce new strategic alliance

04 April 2017

The chief prosecutor at Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) announced a new strategic alliance among the antitrust enforcers in his country, Argentina, Brazil and Chile at the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Spring meeting last Thursday.

Mexico taps markets with US$3 billion bond offer

04 April 2017

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexico issue bonds worth US$3 billion.