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Morgan & Morgan consolidates corporate, banking and maritime practices

Morgan & Morgan consolidates corporate, banking and maritime practices

16 January 2019

Panamanian firm Morgan & Morgan has promoted multiple lawyers for a second consecutive year, taking its partner count to 39.

SMPS grows partnership with corporate promotion

SMPS grows partnership with corporate promotion

16 January 2019

SMPS Legal has strengthened its corporate department in Mexico City by promoting an associate, taking its partner count to seven.

Spanish telecoms company gets refinancing in Peru

Spanish telecoms company gets refinancing in Peru

16 January 2019

Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped Spanish telecoms company Ezentis Group obtain refinancing worth 92 million euros (US$105 million).

Expert witness survives challenge in Panama arbitration case

16 January 2019

An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal hearing a case between US subsidiaries of Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone and Panama has refused to remove an expert witness hired by the state to give evidence on Panamanian law, where he had previously been in discussions with the claimants’ counsel about giving evidence for them.

Argentine bank gets IFC loan to boost local lending

16 January 2019

Argentina’s Beccar Varela has helped the International Finance Corporation, a sister organisation of the World Bank, grant BIND Banco Industrial a US$55 million loan.

Veirano kicks off new year with promotions in three cities

Veirano kicks off new year with promotions in three cities

15 January 2019

Veirano Advogados has promoted four associates in its corporate, labour and disputes practices, taking its total partner count to 72.

Garrigues’ Santiago office adds administrative law firepower

Garrigues’ Santiago office adds administrative law firepower

15 January 2019

Garrigues (Chile) has expanded its public law practice by hiring an of counsel from a local boutique.

Felsberg behind São Paulo state’s first real estate fund

Felsberg behind São Paulo state’s first real estate fund

15 January 2019

Brazilian firm Felsberg Advogados has helped securities broker Socopa Corretora structure a 1 billion reais (US$270 million) real estate investment fund for the state of São Paulo.

Tortilla arbitration award submitted for enforcement in DC

15 January 2019

Spanish subsidiaries of Mexican food group Gruma have started proceedings in Washington, DC, to enforce a US$430 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award against Venezuela relating to the Chávez-era expropriation of their business producing corn and wheat flour and tortillas.

Cuatrecasas guides luxury hotel refinancing in Mexico

15 January 2019

Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has helped BBVA, Sabadell, SabCapital and CaixaBank refinance debts worth US$185 million for three luxury hotels located on Mexico’s popular Riviera Maya.