Dentons’ Colombia office hires partner from Mexican firm

Colombian firm Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has recruited a partner from Mexican firm Sánchez Devanny to lead its business development efforts and support multijurisdictional deals in a rare cross-border hire.

Wind farm operator gets financing in Uruguay

CMS Hasche Sigle in Hamburg and Ferrere (Uruguay) in Montevideo has helped German wind turbine maker Enercon obtain project finance worth US$70 million for its Uruguayan wind farm operator Ladaner.

Cargill buys majority stake in Argentine corn producer

US agribusiness Cargill has hired Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi to acquire an additional 40% in Glucovil from Argentine food processing company Ledesma for US$80 million.

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.

Lawyers call for improved DIP finance in Brazilian restructurings

On 4 June, panellists at the Latin Lawyer-GRR Live 3rd Annual Restructuring in New York said the lack of DIP financing provisions and of an “equitable...

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