LL Q4 2018 Magazine

Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce this year’s winner of its International Lawyer of the Year Award: Paola Lozano of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Another ICSID arbitration creditor eyes PDVSA assets

A Dutch subsidiary of US bottlemaker Owen-Illinois has become the latest of Venezuela’s arbitral creditors to target the US assets of the state’s national oil and gas company PDVSA, in a bid to collect on a US$500 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award.

Morales & Besa appoints its first-ever counsel

Chile’s Morales & Besa has promoted a lawyer to counsel, strengthening its corporate practice.  

Latin Lawyer at 20

Latin Lawyer celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018. In the first of two articles marking the occasion, we take a look at its early days, and chart how marketing became a requisite for many Latin American firms’ success.

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center’s Annual Pro Bono Survey

The findings from the 2018 Latin Lawyer – Vance Center pro bono survey are testament to the great strides Latin America has made to adopt pro bono into its legal culture. Now in its 11th year, our survey evidences that pro bono is increasingly finding a place within Latin American firms’ day-to-day service offer.

Marvellous as ever?

“O Rio de Janeiro continua lindo (Rio de Janeiro keeps its beauty)” are the words to Gilberto Gil’s immortal samba, but after years of economic decline, skyrocketing violence and corruption scandals, has the appeal of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa remained intact?

Notes on a scandal

The notebooks list alleged corrupt payments made between 2003 and 2015 that could total upwards of US$30 billion. Details of what happened are still emerging,...

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Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

Latin Lawer-250

The most authoritative guide to Latin America's leading business law firms - fully revised and updated 20th edition.

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