An Odebrecht-led consortium has launched an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency over a highway concession – months after a domestic arbitration panel concluded the project had been procured through corruption.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago has helped a syndicate of banks lend US$250 million to Chilean salmon farming company Salmones Multiexport.
UK law firm Clyde & Co LLP has entered an association with Chilean Latin Lawyer 250 firm Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cia.
As a result of growing confidence in Brazil’s economy, Machado Meyer Advogados has started the new year by promoting eight lawyers to partner – including the head of its New York office – following another series of promotions less than 12 months ago.
Milbank has strengthened its Latin America practice and global corporate group by promoting a special counsel to partner in New York.
Firms from five Latin American jurisdictions joined Dutch law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek to help a subsidiary of Brazilian travel group CVC Turismo acquire Argentine online travel platform Almundo for US$74 million.
Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas and Colombian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Posse Herrera Ruiz have terminated their three-year strategic alliance, with Cuatrecasas continuing to operate in the country independently as it prepares to build its own local law presence.
Holland & Knight LLP has elevated four lawyers in its Latin America practice to partner, across its Miami, Bogotá and Mexico City offices.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian banking group BTG Pactual acquire one of Brazil’s best-known business magazines, Exame, from national media conglomerate Grupo Abril in a bankruptcy auction.
Mexican energy company IEnova has hired González Calvillo, SC to issue bonds worth US$332 million.