Features

Panama

15 May 2018

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega

Peru

15 May 2018

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International

Uruguay

15 May 2018

Ferrere (Uruguay)

Venezuela

15 May 2018

D'Empaire

Building from a new blueprint

15 May 2018

An investigation into bribery allegations related to the supply of monitors in Brazil could not have come at a worse time for Bilfinger. The German engineering and service company was already managing the fallout of an FCPA investigation into historic corruption in Nigeria and had just uncovered irregularities in a contract between the Brazilian navy and one of its subsidiaries. Throw in high turnover in its leadership and compliance teams and a succession of profit warnings, and the future was not looking bright. But a new GC helped get the company back on track.

A clean slate

A clean slate

15 May 2018

The poster child of the Macri administration, the RenovAr renewables programme is the first major example of his government using state policy to successfully drive private investment into Argentina. But a big funding gap, infrastructure deficiencies and an energy market in its infancy mean Macri has his work cut out for him.

Times of Change

Times of Change

15 May 2018

Allende & Brea partner Julián Peña and associate Federico Rossi discuss the proposed reforms to Argentina’s competition policy, which have been made possible by the Macri government’s decision to prioritise sound competition law enforcement.

A difficult balancing act

A difficult balancing act

15 May 2018

When Odebrecht admitted to paying bribes of US$29.5 million related to infrastructure projects in Peru, the country’s government swiftly enacted a decree to secure damages and keep infrastructure work ongoing. Having failed to achieve either, it has enacted a new law that stands to be more effective. Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados partner Fernando Molina takes stock.

An arbitration paradise

An arbitration paradise

11 May 2018

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a familiar jurisdiction to most professionals practising international commercial law. Stuart Cullen, counsel at Harneys, says a recent increase in dispute resolution instructions coming from Latin America is accompanying the jurisdiction’s increasing profile in international arbitration too

Moving forward: women's rights in Brazil

Moving forward: women's rights in Brazil

08 March 2018

To mark International Women’s Day, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados partners Isabel Bueno and Paula Vieira and human rights lawyer Laura Davis Mattar discuss advancements and challenges for women’s rights in Brazilian society and law firms.