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Eletrobras filing reveals Hogan Lovells internal investigation bill

Eletrobras filing reveals Hogan Lovells internal investigation bill

12 December 2017

Eletrobras had paid Hogan Lovells LLP approximately 235 million reais (US$72 million) for investigating bribery allegations as of September 2017.

Hogan Lovells DC office hires former Mexico Walmart VP

Hogan Lovells DC office hires former Mexico Walmart VP

30 November 2017

International firm Hogan Lovells LLP has hired Mexico’s former Walmart vice president to boost its governmental relations practice in Washington, DC.

Stoneway makes another project bonds issuance in Argentina

Stoneway makes another project bonds issuance in Argentina

29 November 2017

Five offices of DLA Piper and Argentina’s Pozo Gowland have helped Canadian construction company Stoneway Capital raise US$165 million for the construction of a thermoelectric plant in Buenos Aires, nine months after it issued Argentina’s first project bonds for a quarter of a century.

Coffee investor wins damages from Venezuela

Coffee investor wins damages from Venezuela

15 November 2017

An ICSID tribunal has upheld claims against Venezuela over the expropriation of a 120 year-old coffee producer during the presidency of Hugo Chávez and ordered the state to pay investor around US$42 million plus interest (bringing the award's value to US$53 million to date).

Ecuador bribery scheme laid bare in Florida award

Ecuador bribery scheme laid bare in Florida award

14 November 2017

Details of a bribery scheme allegedly implicating Ecuador’s vice president and a former energy minister have come to light thanks to an International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) award that is now the subject of enforcement proceedings in Florida.

Put together crisis management ahead of a scandal, say panellists

Put together crisis management ahead of a scandal, say panellists

08 November 2017

At the first sign of a crisis, do not rush, gather the facts and send the right messages, advised crisis management panellists at the Latin Lawyer-GIR 5th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations conference, held in São Paulo on 1 November.

Hogan Lovells gets motors racing with Jaguar Mexico launch

07 November 2017

Hogan Lovells in Mexico City and Washington, DC has helped British automotive company Jaguar Land Rover launch its first Mexican distribution subsidiary.

Crédit Agricole, IFC, Goldman Sachs and more to speak at project finance conference

06 November 2017

The early booking rate for Latin Lawyer's 5th Annual Regional Project Finance summit, which will take place next week in Washington, DC, ends this Wednesday.

Five firms in cross-border Acon refinance deal

03 November 2017

Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados in Bogotá and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima have helped two plastics companies owned by US private equity group Acon refinance loans worth a combined US$30 million. 

Banco do Brasil issues debt worth US$1 billion

31 October 2017

The New York and São Paulo offices of Hogan Lovells LLP, Travers Thorp Alberga in Grand Cayman and Campos Mello Advogados in São Paulo have advised the second-largest Latin American bank on a US$1 billion debt issuance.