Uruguay

Ferrere downs Diageo predatory pricing suit

Ferrere has helped UK drinks heavyweight Diageo beat off an antitrust claim filed by Uruguay’s state-owned whiskey manufacturer, CABA.

Proskauer, PPV and Ferrere steer historic Uruguay timber M&A

Proskauer Rose LLP in New York and Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo have helped a consortium led by Brazilian bank BTG Pactual’s timber fund buy US real estate investor Weyerhaeuser’s Uruguayan timberlands and manufacturing business for US$403 million.

Converging with international tax transparency standards, and more

Ferrere (Uruguay) partner Gianni Gutiérrez examines a new tax transparency law in Uruguay, which has been criticised for going beyond its purpose of bringing the country up to OECD standards

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

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.

Insight

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Construction 2016

Peru

Claudia Lucena, Isabel Lira Miro Quesada, Daniel Corzo Simons and Luis Paz Maury

Miranda & Amado Abogados

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla and Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri

LO Baptista

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

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 4th Annual Labour & Employment Conference

Events

Latin Lawyer 8th Annual Private Equity Conference