Venezuela

Mendoza Palacios partner elected to Venezuela’s Academy of Political and Social Sciences

Venezuela’s Academy of Political and Social Sciences has elected partner Carlos Eduardo Acedo of Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar y Cía as a member.

Araquereyna banks on Venezuelan energy liberalisation with hire

Araquereyna believes Venezuela’s double-digit recession will force its government to open the oil and gas sector to new investment, leading the firm to recruit a former CMS foreign associate to head its energy and natural resources practice.

2016: a year in review

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.

Making an impact

Clearing houses across the region are putting high-impact projects at the top of their agenda because they can bring about systemic change. Rosie Cresswell asks how law firms can maximise the results of their pro bono projects

Global tax exchange efforts “drain” in-house resources

Efforts by countries to facilitate the global exchange of tax information are draining multinational companies’ in-house resources as the cost of non-compliance rises, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s inaugural Tax Summit, held last week in Miami.

Insight

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Construction 2016

Brazil

Massami Uyeda Junior and Rodrigo de Mello Motta

Arap, Nishi & Uyeda Advogados (São Paulo)

Peru

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

Miranda & Amado Abogados

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 11th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

Events

Latin Lawyer - GAR Arbitration Summit