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.
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.
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.
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
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.
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250