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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.