Peru

Six firms behind fresh La Virgen refinancing

Linklaters’ New York office, Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas and Brazil’s Lefosse Advogados have helped hydropower developer La Virgen obtain project financing worth US$80 million.

Pizarro Botto guides leasing purchase

Peruvian firm Pizarro, Botto & Escobar Abogados has helped Banco Santander acquire Leasing Perú, a subsidiary of Colombia’s Bancolombia, in a deal worth US$60 million.

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

Getting local authorities on board key in infrastructure projects, say panel

Maintaining good relations with local communities and authorities is becoming ever more critical to a project’s success, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 4th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit held in Washington, DC.

Insight

Reference

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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