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EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

17 September 2019

A former Pacheco Coto partner has reunited with his old colleagues at EY Law (Costa Rica) after leaving Sfera Legal.

Brazilian miner agrees 1.5 billion reais restructuring with creditors

Brazilian miner agrees 1.5 billion reais restructuring with creditors

17 September 2019

Donelli, Abreu Sodré e Martins Advogados has helped Brazilian mining company Zamin Amapá Mineração agree a restructuring plan with creditors worth 1.5 billion reais (US$362 million).

Chilean, Colombian and Peruvian firms in El Comercio sale

Chilean, Colombian and Peruvian firms in El Comercio sale

17 September 2019

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos, Brigard Urrutia in Santiago and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped US private equity firm Carlyle acquire kids’ entertainment company Coney Park from the owner of Peru’s El Comercio newspaper.

Two firms help BNDES structure PPP for Porto Alegre street lighting

17 September 2019

Albino Advogados and Maciel Rocha Advogados have helped Brazil’s development bank BNDES structure a private public partnership (PPP) auction to provide LED street lighting to Porto Alegre for the next 20 years.

PVG hires another tax partner from TozziniFreire

PVG hires another tax partner from TozziniFreire

16 September 2019

Brazilian law firm PVG Advogados has recruited its second tax partner in three months by hiring from TozziniFreire Advogados again.

Ferrere launches corporate social responsibility programme in Uruguay

Ferrere launches corporate social responsibility programme in Uruguay

16 September 2019

Ferrere (Uruguay) has launched a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme called Transforma, which supports organisations promoting education and social development in Latin America.

Big tech monopolies can break other monopolies, says Mexican enforcer

Big tech monopolies can break other monopolies, says Mexican enforcer

16 September 2019

The head of Mexico’s competition authority has said that while antitrust enforcers need to prevent technology companies from getting too big, their monopolies can be a useful tool to help curb the power of other monopolies.

Dutch and French development banks lend to Argentina’s Supervielle

16 September 2019

Norton Rose Fulbright in Washington, DC and Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno in Buenos Aires have helped Dutch development bank FMO and its French counterpart Proparco lend US$80 million to Argentine Banco Supervielle.

White & Case hires from Baker Botts and OPIC

White & Case hires from Baker Botts and OPIC

13 September 2019

White & Case LLP’s Washington, DC office has recruited a former Baker Botts LLP special counsel along with Overseas Private Investment Corporation's (OPIC) assistant GC to boost its Latin American project finance practice.

Increasing uncertainty as Argentina takes uncomfortable FX measures

Increasing uncertainty as Argentina takes uncomfortable FX measures

13 September 2019

The return of FX controls and public debt re-profiling show Argentina’s underlying economic problems have not been solved, but the Macri administration’s new measures are  transitory and are only meant to meet a short-term emergency, says Tanoira Cassagne Abogados partner Alexia Rosenthal and associate Rocío Carrica.