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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.

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

04 April 2017

A civil and economic rights group established by The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice has launched an anti-corruption initiative that will organise private practice lawyers across the Americas to support government efforts to crack down on corruption.

Ferrere replaces Andrés Cerisola

Ferrere replaces Andrés Cerisola

30 March 2017

IP partner Agustín Mayer is to replace Andrés Cerisola as managing partner of regional Latin American firm Ferrere, with the latter announcing his retirement from the firm after eight years at its helm.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

24 March 2017

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 230 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

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.