Ferrere has helped UK drinks heavyweight Diageo beat off an antitrust claim filed by Uruguay’s state-owned whiskey manufacturer, CABA.
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.
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
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
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.
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250