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Anti-corruption investigations and compliance

Several firms in Ecuador’s first diversified payment rights programme

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Ferrere (Ecuador) have helped Ecuador’s Banco del Pacífico set up the country’s first-ever securitisation programme for diversified payment rights.

CFE issues bonds in Taiwan and Luxembourg for US$900 million

Argentina’s Genneia issues green bonds

Features

Managing tension

In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.

Change on the horizon

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

Strategy & management

Change on the horizon

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

Under siege
Survival techniques