Mexican Latin Lawyer 250 firm SOLCARGO (Solórzano, Carvajal, González y Pérez-Correa SC) has strengthened its corporate practice by hiring a partner from a local firm.
Allen & Overy LLP has strengthened its transactional Latin America offering by promoting a lawyer to senior counsel in São Paulo.
Nicaraguan human rights activist Bianca Jagger has urged the international community to impose sanctions on the Nicaraguan government to condemn its weak response to covid-19, while the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has similarly urged Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega to rethink his approach to the pandemic in an open letter to the government.
Legal practitioners and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have decried recent changes to Honduran law that reduce penalties for corruption and fraud offences.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo and Elvinger Hoss Prussen in Luxembourg have helped Luxembourg-based mining company Nexa Resources issue notes worth US$500 million.
Alessandri has absorbed local tax boutique Gorziglia Morales Cox Abogados, adding three partners to the firm, amid ongoing implementation of a modernisation tax bill in Chile.
Latin Lawyer is proud to present the Guide to Corporate Compliance, the latest in a series of practice and industry investment guides published by Latin Lawyer. The guide is edited by Andrew Levine, a litigation and anti-corruption investigations partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla, a corporate attorney and compliance professional, Valeria Plastino, vice president, general counsel and regional ethics and compliance officer at CenturyLink, and Fabio Selhorst, general counsel, chief integrity officer and chief communications officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra.
Mexico has defeated a reported US$3 billion North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) claim brought by a US motorcycle manufacturer over a customs duty imposed on its imported bikes after the state concluded they were being manufactured in China, not the US.
Tanoira Cassagne Abogados has advised all parties involved in the launch of a 10 billion Argentine pesos (US$144 million) investment fund and helped on the fund’s first equity issuance.
Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima and Harneys in the British Virgin Islands have helped a Peruvian renewables subsidiary of Canada’s Polaris Infrastructure obtain a loan from Canadian asset manager Brookfield.