Antitrust & competition

Petrobras agrees to sell eight oil refineries

To address concerns over Petrobras’s alleged monopoly power in the Brazilian oil refinery market, the state-controlled oil conglomerate has agreed to sell eight of its 13 refineries.

Tanoira Cassagne promotes, hires and launches compliance group

Argentina’s Tanoira Cassagne Abogados has promoted a lawyer to partner in its competition practice and hired a lawyer as of counsel to lead its new compliance and anti-corruption group.

Break with the past

Economist Luis de la Calle, a former negotiator for Mexico in bilateral and regional multilateral trade agreements, discusses the impact recent legislative reforms, as well as President Donald Trump’s push to rewrite NAFTA, have had on Mexican antitrust enforcement

Leading by example

Lulu Rumsey talks to Nicole Nehme, co-founder of Chilean firm FerradaNehme and winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award, about building a successful firm from scratch and why it is important for law firms to institutionalise


Insight

Reference

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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

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

Firms that practice in this area

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 14th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

Events

Latin Lawyer - GRR Live 4th Annual Restructuring