Latin Lawyer unveils Deal of the Year winners

The winners of Latin Lawyer’s 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards were revealed at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

Practice head switches firm in Mexico City

The former head of litigation and arbitration at Baker McKenzie (Mexico) has left the firm to assume the same role at Holland & Knight (Mexico).  

US insurance company snaps up assets in Mexico

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in London and Mexico City has helped US title insurance and real estate services company Fidelity National Financial acquire US counterpart Stewart Information Services for US$1.2 billion.

Banding together

In the aftermath of Mexico’s fatal 7.1 magnitude earthquake, the legal community responded quickly to help the shaken country back on its feet. Emilio Demetriou-Jones hears how, in an unprecedented move, the country’s three clearing houses used the media to reach those most in need

Artificial lawyers

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

Time to wake up

Sophisticated companies’ use of AI to improve efficiency has the potential to revolutionise their relation­ships with legal service providers. Law firms would be wise to keep up, argue Adam Smith, Esq’s Bruce MacEwen, Janet Stanton and Antonio Leal Holguín

Corruption, not politics, threatens LatAm M&A activity, agree panellists

Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay and Venezuela all have presidential elections in 2018, but a panel of bankers and private equity investors...

Insight

Reference

Sy83a16n1gvzfafpg07v

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

D1ksxy1ciov8dizq5wun

The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Latin Lawer-250

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

Search by country and practice area in our advanced search

Latest magazine

Xurcbfdq5raiusfe881p
View all magazines

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 12th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

Events

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 2nd Annual Arbitration Summit