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Ferrere downs Diageo predatory pricing suit

Ferrere downs Diageo predatory pricing suit

23 June 2017

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, PPV and Ferrere steer historic Uruguay timber M&A

16 June 2017

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.

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

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

09 June 2017

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.

Enjoy completes purchase of Punta del Este hotel

08 June 2017

Uruguay’s Guyer & Regules has helped Chilean casino operator Enjoy buy the remaining stake it did not already own in the Conrad Hotel, a resort and casino complex in Punta del Este.

Multiple firms in casino’s inaugural global issue

01 June 2017

Jones Day’s New York, São Paulo and Dallas offices, Chile’s Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados and Uruguayan firm Guyer & Regules have helped Chilean casino operator Enjoy raise US$300 million in its first international debt offering.   

Guyer & Regules and Juárez Veciana net football deal

08 May 2017

Uruguayan firm Guyer & Regules and Juárez Veciana Abogados in Barcelona have helped Manchester City’s parent company purchase a second division Uruguayan football club.

Uruguay’s Guyer behind CVU's record-breaking debt programme

Uruguay’s Guyer behind CVU's record-breaking debt programme

02 May 2017

Guyer & Regules has structured a trust programme worth US$450 million on behalf of toll road operator Corporacion Vial del Uruguay (CVU), in what is thought to be the country’s largest corporate programme ever created for the local market.

Ferrere signs up to UN global gender equality campaign

21 April 2017

Ferrere (Uruguay) has become the first Uruguayan firm to join the United Nations (UN) HeForShe initiative, which aims to engage men and boys in the fight for gender equality.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Uruguay

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Uruguay

20 April 2017

The next country we turn to in our country-by-country tour of the jurisdictions profiled in the 19th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 is Uruguay.

Ferrere partner is first woman to lead Udelar administrative law institute

Ferrere partner is first woman to lead Udelar administrative law institute

18 April 2017

Ferrere (Uruguay) partner Cristina Vázquez was last month elected to direct the administrative law institute at Uruguay’s University of the Republic (Udelar), the first women to hold the post in the public university’s 168-year history.