Mattos Filho hires prominent TMT partner

Data protection lawyer Paulo Brancher has joined Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados as Brazil passes a new law mirroring the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

Spanish firm ECIJA has merged with four firms in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama, expanding its presence in Latin America. 

Six firms in Chilean water project loan

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago have helped a joint venture between Japanese trading company Mitsui and Spanish infrastructure operator Cobra obtain project finance worth US$558 million for a desalinisation plant.

A point of no return

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?

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

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.

United we stand, divided we fall

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.

Panellists question Miami’s arbitration credentials

A mock inquisition of panellists earlier this year revealed mixed opinions over whether Miami should be classed as a world-class seat for arbitration....

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

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