Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped steel product producer and distributor Corporacion Aceros Arequipa launch a US$25 million takeover bid for the remaining shares it does not own in local counterpart Comasa.
Brazil’s state-controlled electricity company Eletrobras has announced that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) will not prosecute it for bribery, but an Securities and Exchange Comission (SEC) settlement still looms.
In recent years, corruption has come to dominate the agenda in Latin America. As the list of companies under investigation grows, has the legal profession been complicit, and can law firms play a greater role in the fight against bribery?
In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.
The Big Four, the commoditisation of legal services and encroaching global firms are threats keeping managing partners from Mexico City to Rio de Janeiro up at night. At a roundtable in San José, partners told Tom Muskett-Ford why firms in Central America, the most integrated market in Latin America, can face off some of those threats with a new wave of consolidation, which could see them expand beyond Central America’s borders to stay ahead of the competition.
A mock inquisition of panelists earlier this year revealed mixed opinions over whether Miami should be classed as a world-class seat for arbitration. White...
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