News

Renewables company snaps up Uruguayan solar plant

23 March 2017

White & Case LLP’s Miami and Madrid offices and Uruguayan firm Hughes & Hughes have helped US renewables company Invenergy acquire the Jacinta solar farm project from Spain’s Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV). 

Brookfield signs US$1.7 billion TerraForm takeover

22 March 2017

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York has helped Canadian investor Brookfield Asset Management purchase assets from renewables operator SunEdison, in a two-part deal worth US$1.7 billion.

Partner additions signal law firm growth for 2017

Partner additions signal law firm growth for 2017

13 March 2017

Latin American law firms continue to grow, reporting promotions in a broad range of practice areas.

Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Ferrere bags tax-free shopping partnership extension

02 March 2017

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped Swiss tax-refund company Global Blue extend a government contract to exclusively provide tax-free shopping services.

DOTY final shortlist published

DOTY final shortlist published

17 February 2017

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available.

DOTY restructuring shortlist announced

DOTY restructuring shortlist announced

16 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlist for the final category of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards: restructuring.

Pluna liquidation approved in “historic milestone” for Uruguay

15 February 2017

A Uruguayan court has approved the liquidation of the country’s former national airline, Pluna Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas, ending a four-year process that local law firm Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause has labeled “the most important bankruptcy proceeding in Uruguayan history”.

Guyer & Regules behind real estate loan

15 February 2017

Uruguayan firm Guyer & Regules has helped Banco Itaú and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Uruguay lend US$30 million to Uruguayan real estate company FDB to fund a construction project in Montevideo.

Four firms drive Uruguayan wind farm deal

14 February 2017

Clifford Chance LLP’s Madrid office and Uruguayan firm Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause have helped Spanish renewable energy company SAETA Yield purchase two Uruguayan wind farm owners for approximately US$65 million.

Latin Lawyer launches industry-focused investment guide series

08 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment – the first in a new series of Latin Lawyer practice and industry investment guides.

2016: a year in review

06 February 2017

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.