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Trust in governments key to tax amnesty’s success, hear delegates

Trust in governments key to tax amnesty’s success, hear delegates

11 December 2017

Tax amnesty programmes only work if taxpayers trust governments to protect and avoid misusing their financial information, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Tax Summit, held in Miami last month.

Pérez Alati retained for Comafi issuance

08 December 2017

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) has worked on a US$28 million issuance by Argentina’s Banco Comafi.

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

07 December 2017

Norton Rose Fulbright in New York has acted as lead counsel for global investment manager I Squared Capital in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of IC Power’s entire Latin American energy portfolio.

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

06 December 2017

International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.

PPU helps scrap Lima water ban

04 December 2017

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has convinced Peru’s national water authority to lift a ban on applying for water use licences on one of Lima’s main thoroughfares, benefiting more than 100 companies.

Muñiz Ramírez and Payet Rey in Chinese project finance hydro deal

Muñiz Ramírez and Payet Rey in Chinese project finance hydro deal

29 November 2017

Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya in Lima has helped Sino-Portuguese joint venture Hydro Global Perú obtain a US$365 million loan from China Development Bank to build a 209-megawatt hydropower plant in Peru.

Hernández & Cía structures issuance aimed at Peru’s super rich

Hernández & Cía structures issuance aimed at Peru’s super rich

28 November 2017

Peruvian firm Hernández & Cía Abogados has helped two members of financial company Grupo Intercorp structure a private issuance of secured bonds worth 90 million soles (US$28 million).

Payet Rey hires former advisor to Peruvian prime minister

Payet Rey hires former advisor to Peruvian prime minister

27 November 2017

Peruvian firm Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has hired an advisor to former Peruvian Prime Minister Fernando Zavala as counsel in the firm’s corporate area.

Peru takes counsel as airport dispute threatens to take off

27 November 2017

Peru has instructed a team from Sidley Austin LLP as a dispute with a construction consortium over a cancelled US$525 million contract to build an airport looks likely to be submitted for arbitration at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

HP acquires Samsung’s printer business in global mega deal

HP acquires Samsung’s printer business in global mega deal

20 November 2017

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo, Carey in Santiago, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP in Rio de Janeiro, CMS Grau in Lima, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados in Bogotá and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have advised the Latin American subsidiaries of information technology company HP on its US$1 billion global purchase of Samsung’s printer business.