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Siqueira Castro hires legal tech partner
Siqueira Castro hires legal tech partner

Siqueira Castro hires legal tech partner

03 April 2020

The only Latin Lawyer 250 firm with offices in all five regions of Brazil, Siqueira Castro Advogados has hired a partner to work in the coordination team of its mass litigation practice.

Peruvian firms in US water company acquisition
Peruvian firms in US water company acquisition

Peruvian firms in US water company acquisition

03 April 2020

Several White & Case LLP offices and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped fund manager Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners acquire US water services company Seven Seas Water from AquaVenture.

Brazil’s Klabin buys paper packaging business
Brazil’s Klabin buys paper packaging business

Brazil’s Klabin buys paper packaging business

03 April 2020

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian paper company Klabin buy US counterpart International Paper's corrugated packaging business in Brazil for 330 million reais (US$63 million).

Mexican finance company snaps up local business group
Mexican finance company snaps up local business group

Mexican finance company snaps up local business group

03 April 2020

Galicia Abogados has helped vehicle finance company AB&C Leasing de México buy a majority stake in Mexican business group Bepensa for US$43 million.

Covid-19 complicates Argentina’s impending debt restructuring
Covid-19 complicates Argentina’s impending debt restructuring

Covid-19 complicates Argentina’s impending debt restructuring

02 April 2020

After the outbreak of covid-19, Argentina’s decision to delay presenting bondholders with an offer to restructure billions of its international debt did not come as a surprise to many. But local lawyers think the country must urgently take the bull by the horns if it wants to maintain access to international capital markets.

Azevedo Sette adds real estate firepower in Brazil
Azevedo Sette adds real estate firepower in Brazil

Azevedo Sette adds real estate firepower in Brazil

02 April 2020

Latin Lawyer 250 firm Azevedo Sette Advogados has strengthened its real estate practice by recruiting an in-house counsel as partner, only a month after it promoted a lawyer internally in the same area.  

Royalties row leads to arbitration claim against Colombia
Royalties row leads to arbitration claim against Colombia

Royalties row leads to arbitration claim against Colombia

02 April 2020

An Australian mining company has filed an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia over attempts by the state’s authorities to retroactively claim more than US$180 million in royalties allegedly owed by its local subsidiary.

PPU and Kennedys in Peruvian investment company sale
PPU and Kennedys in Peruvian investment company sale

PPU and Kennedys in Peruvian investment company sale

02 April 2020

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría in Lima and Bogotá have helped Peruvian investment company Capia Renta Fija sell a 70% stake in the company to Latam Trade Capital.

Brazil covid-19 information hub
Brazil covid-19 information hub

Brazil covid-19 information hub

01 April 2020

As governments respond to the pandemic by enacting emergency legislation that will affect all areas of society and doing business, we are providing a central information hub that contains the enacted legislation and other relevant official communication issued in relation to the crisis.

Ecuador covid-19 information hub
Ecuador covid-19 information hub

Ecuador covid-19 information hub

01 April 2020

As governments respond to the pandemic by enacting emergency legislation that will affect all areas of society and doing business, we are providing a central information hub that contains the enacted legislation and other relevant official communication issued in relation to the crisis.