Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela

Venezuela is the last stop on our tour of the region’s legal markets following the publication of the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250.

Canada's Crystallex seeks PDVSA injunction to stop assets leaving the US

Canadian gold miner Crystallex has asked a Delaware court to prevent Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA from draining funds out of its largest US subsidiary, in the hope it can satisfy a US$1.4 billion arbitral award that is vital to the success of its restructuring in Canada.

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.




Construction 2016


Massami Uyeda Junior and Rodrigo de Mello Motta

Arap, Nishi & Uyeda Advogados (São Paulo)


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

Miranda & Amado Abogados



The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment


Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group


Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP



Latin Lawyer 4th Annual Labour & Employment Conference


Latin Lawyer 8th Annual Private Equity Conference