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SOLCARGO boosts corporate practice with partner hire
SOLCARGO boosts corporate practice with partner hire

SOLCARGO boosts corporate practice with partner hire

10 July 2020

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 appoints senior counsel in Brazil
Allen & Overy appoints senior counsel in Brazil

Allen & Overy appoints senior counsel in Brazil

10 July 2020

Allen & Overy LLP has strengthened its transactional Latin America offering by promoting a lawyer to senior counsel in São Paulo.

Legal community voices concern about Nicaragua’s covid-19 response
Legal community voices concern about Nicaragua’s covid-19 response

Legal community voices concern about Nicaragua’s covid-19 response

10 July 2020

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.

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts
Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

10 July 2020

Legal practitioners and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have decried recent changes to Honduran law that reduce penalties for corruption and fraud offences.

Brazilian and Peruvian firms in cross-border mining issuance
Brazilian and Peruvian firms in cross-border mining issuance

Brazilian and Peruvian firms in cross-border mining issuance

10 July 2020

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 absorbs tax boutique in Chile
Alessandri absorbs tax boutique in Chile

Alessandri absorbs tax boutique in Chile

09 July 2020

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 presents the Guide to Corporate Compliance
Latin Lawyer presents the Guide to Corporate Compliance

Latin Lawyer presents the Guide to Corporate Compliance

09 July 2020

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.

Motorbike maker fails in NAFTA arbitration claim against Mexico
Motorbike maker fails in NAFTA arbitration claim against Mexico

Motorbike maker fails in NAFTA arbitration claim against Mexico

09 July 2020

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 behind agribusiness fund in Argentina
Tanoira Cassagne behind agribusiness fund in Argentina

Tanoira Cassagne behind agribusiness fund in Argentina

09 July 2020

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.

Several firms steer Peruvian renewables loan
Several firms steer Peruvian renewables loan

Several firms steer Peruvian renewables loan

09 July 2020

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.