Gallo Barrios Pickmann, which recently announced plans to merge with global firm Dentons, has promoted its tax head to the partnership as law firms across Latin America grapple with legal changes inspired by the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project.
Dentons is continuing its Latin American expansion, announcing yesterday it will combine with Peruvian firm Gallo Barrios Pickmann.
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.
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
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.
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250