Proskauer, headquartered in New York City since 1875, is a global law firm with more than 725 lawyers worldwide. The firm provides legal services and business-minded solutions to financial institutions, companies and investors. Lawyers in the firm’s Latin America Practice are fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and are familiar with the culture and the legal landscape of the various countries in the region. With dedicated teams in New York, São Paulo and Paris, and long-standing relationships with premier local law firms, the firm is able to facilitate seamless service in cross-border transactions on behalf of Latin American, US and European clients.
Main areas of practice
Securities: We advise underwriters and issuers in debt and equity securities offerings, including equity and bond, and public and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings. We also advise Latin American companies in respect to their SEC reporting obligations and other compliance matters.
Debt restructuring & Distressed Debt: We advise creditors and borrowers in Latin American debt restructurings, including bankruptcy and reorganisation proceedings, negotiation of extra-judicial settlements, exchange offers and consent solicitations.
Mergers & acquisitions: We bring creativity, savvy and interdisciplinary know-how to the table in every aspect of buying, selling and combining companies and businesses, particularly in the international context.
Structured finance: We represent underwriters, issuers, credit enhancers and developers in structured financing and securitisation transactions throughout Latin America.
Bank finance: We assist lenders and borrowers in myriad credit transactions, including syndicated term and revolving loans covering the full range of security interests, guaranties and other enhancements.
Infrastructure finance: We handle infrastructure financings of all varieties, representing lenders, project companies, investors, constructors and operators.
Arbitration & dispute resolution: We advise on matters on behalf of both US and international clients in disputes involving Latin American parties and assets in several jurisdictions, with particular experience in international arbitration and litigation.
Carlos E Martinez
Daniel I Ganitsky
Antonio N Piccirillo
Fabio A Yamada
Delia B Spitzer