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Two firms in Paraguay’s first PPP signing

23 March 2017

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors and Olmedo Abogados have helped the concessionaires behind Paraguay’s first public-private partnership (PPP) sign the US$520 million agreement at a government-sponsored ceremony held last week.

Paraguay’s competition watchdog clears first-ever deal

16 March 2017

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors has helped Coca-Coca and Coca-Cola FEMSA close the Paraguayan leg of its acquisition of Unilever’s Latin American soy drinks unit AdeS, in the first deal to obtain approval from the country’s competition watchdog CONACOM since its creation three years ago.

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.

DOTY final shortlist published

DOTY final shortlist published

17 February 2017

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available.

DOTY M&A and regulatory shortlists announced

DOTY M&A and regulatory shortlists announced

13 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlists for the first two categories of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards: M&A and regulatory.

Pro bono profile: Paraguay’s CIDSEP

Pro bono profile: Paraguay’s CIDSEP

13 February 2017

Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Paraguay’s CIDSEP.

Ferrere helps Cisneros partner with Facebook

09 February 2017

Ferrere’s Ecuadorean and Paraguayan offices have helped the advertising branch of US-based media conglomerate Cisneros sign a digital marketing partnership with Facebook in four Latin American countries.

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.

2016: a year in review

06 February 2017

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.

Paraguay’s second PPP award postponed

Paraguay’s second PPP award postponed

13 January 2017

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors has helped a consortium led by Spanish infrastructure developer Sacyr present the highest bid for the expansion of Asunción’s Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, but a government audit looks set to postpone the project’s award.

Unilever tenders US$14 million Paraguayan distribution centre

19 December 2016

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever has hired Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors to tender the construction of a distribution centre south of Asunción under a built-to-suit scheme.

Seven firms in Wyndham Fën tie-up

09 December 2016

The Denver and Miami offices of Hogan Lovells LLP and Argentina’s Allende & Brea have led Wyndham Hotel Group’s acquisition of Argentine hotel chain Fën Hotels.