Aninat Schwencke & Cia is a full service business oriented law firm that advises local and global clients in a wide range of practice areas. Attorneys are recruited from top Chilean and international law schools, are fluent in several languages and many have practiced in Latin America, the United States and Europe. This enables the firm to maintain strong working relationships with major law firms in the US, Europe and Latin America.
Antitrust/competition: The firm’s competition practice is recognised as one of the leading teams in the field. Recent cases includes a full range of competition work including merger control, investigations, litigation and appeals before the Competition Tribunal, the Office of the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) and the Supreme Court of Justice.
Banking & finance: The firm has an extensive practice in all kinds of financing transactions, representing both sponsors and lenders.
Capital markets: The firm is renowned for its experience in capital markets, representing underwriters, financial institutions and issuers in the local capital market and also in cross-border transactions. This, along with a wide experience with the Superintendency of Securities and Insurances.
Corporate/M&A: The firm has extensive experience not only with foreign and local investors, investment funds and multinational companies on their acquisitions and business ventures in Chile, but also with target companies and entrepreneurs in the sale of their companies and the inclusion of strategic partners, regionally and abroad.
Dispute resolution: The dispute resolution team is one of the largest of the firm. It is composed of skilled, dedicated partners and associates with vast experience in litigation across a variety of industry sectors, with particular areas of specialization such as commercial and civil.
Energy/natural resources: The firm has outstanding experience advising and developing energy, land, mining and water projects; power purchase agreements, connection agreements, project development and financing and on regulatory issues and disputes related to oil & gas, electric and other energy matters, including advise the Independent System Operator.
Investment funds: The firm advises some of the most important private funds since their foundation, their investments and their dissolutions. Members of the firm have been engaged in the field since the earliest emergence of the investment fund industry in Chile and were involved in the foundation of the Chilean Association of Investment Fund Administrators (ACAFI).
Labour/employment: The attorneys of this team works exclusively on labour matters, usually advising employees, whether consultations or employment litigation and related issues. This unique specialisation of the group explains the team’s impressive record of favorable client outcomes.
Real estate: The firm has a solid expertise advising developers and equity investors in all major areas of the real estate practice.
Tax: The firm has an extensive practice advising clients in complex local and international transactions, tax litigation, tax planning and tax assessments.
The firm emphasises a multidisciplinary approach to the cases and deals it gets involved in, but being careful not to overstaff teams at any time.www.asyc.com