Norton Rose Fulbright has a hired Latin American capital markets lawyer for its New York office from Mayer Brown LLP.
Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen has helped UK oil and gas company Phoenix Global Resources spend some US$100 million to expand its presence in Vaca Muerta in the latest deal targeting the lucrative Argentine shale gas play.
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.
“Ten, maybe 20 years ago, when a prospective buyer wanted to acquire a company, they would conduct an actual real due diligence process,” said Claro &...
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
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