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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.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Panama

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Panama

13 April 2017

Continuing our round-up of Latin America’s legal markets, as analysed by the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, we turn to Panama.

Multiple firms in Unicomer US$350 million bond offer

05 April 2017

Twelve firms have helped Salvadorean retailer Unicomer issue bonds worth US$350 million.

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.

Dentons Muñoz Panama hire boosts banking and finance

Dentons Muñoz Panama hire boosts banking and finance

03 April 2017

Dentons Muñoz has hired a former Citibank general counsel from Fabrega, Molino & Mulino to lead its banking and finance department in Panama.

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.

Arias hires new partner in Panama

Arias hires new partner in Panama

08 March 2017

Arias (Panama) has hired an independent practitioner to lead the firm’s M&A and finance practices.

Dentons Muñoz consolidates ahead of further expansion

Dentons Muñoz consolidates ahead of further expansion

03 March 2017

As Muñoz Global officially launches its tie-up with global law firm Dentons, managing partner Jose Antonio Muñoz speaks to Latin Lawyer about consolidating his firm’s presence across Central America.

The Odebrecht fact sheet

The Odebrecht fact sheet

02 March 2017

The effects of Odebrecht's bribery scheme have reverberated through 15 countries across five continents. The Odebrecht Fact Sheet is a rolling summary of the developments in the case.

Canacol gets US$265 million multijurisdictional refinancing

23 February 2017

Jones Day in New York, DLA Piper LLP’s Calgary office, Colombian firm Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados and Maples and Calder in the British Virgin Islands have helped Colombian oil and gas exploration company Canacol Energy obtain a loan of US$265 million from a syndicate of banks led by Credit Suisse.