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Tavarone Rovelli recruits GC as partner

Tavarone Rovelli recruits GC as partner

14 August 2018

Argentina's Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani has strengthened its corporate practice in anticipation of more work following government reforms.

Marval promotes in “non-traditional” practices

Marval promotes in “non-traditional” practices

14 August 2018

Argentina’s Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal has promoted three associates to partner in its compliance, data protection and life sciences practices.

Crystallex can seize PDVSA assets in the US

Crystallex can seize PDVSA assets in the US

14 August 2018

A US court has authorised Canadian mining company Crystallex to seize assets held by a US subsidiary of Venezuela’s national oil and gas company PDVSA as part of its efforts to enforce a US$1.4 billion International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award against the state.

Mexico gets its first post-election CKD fund

14 August 2018

Mexican real estate group Inmobilia has hired Galicia Abogados to create a CKD fund worth 3 billion Mexican pesos (US$162 million) and complete its first issuance.

Ecuadorian court says antitrust leniency material release was illegal

14 August 2018

A decision by Ecuador’s antitrust enforcer to pass on confidential leniency material to the regional Andean competition agency was unlawful, a local court has ruled.

Winston & Strawn lawyers join Greenberg Traurig

Winston & Strawn lawyers join Greenberg Traurig

13 August 2018

Greenberg Traurig LLP has hired two lawyers as shareholders for its Latin American disputes practice in Washington, DC.

DLA Piper hires another corporate partner in Mexico

DLA Piper hires another corporate partner in Mexico

13 August 2018

DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano continues to expand in Mexico City, hiring its second corporate partner in five months.

CSN renegotiates 7.2 billion reais of debt with Caixa

CSN renegotiates 7.2 billion reais of debt with Caixa

13 August 2018

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) restructure debt worth 7.2 billion reais (US$1.87 billion) with state-owned Caixa bank.

US passengers sue Aeroméxico over Durango crash

13 August 2018

Passengers of Mexican flag carrier Aerovias de México (Aeroméxico) Flight 2431, which crashed shortly after take-off from Durango International Airport last week, have filed a series of lawsuits against the airline in Chicago.

Brazilian competition authority fines Toshiba and Mitsubishi

13 August 2018

Brazil’s competition authority has fined Toshiba and Mitsubishi Electric 4.9 million Brazilian reais for their roles in a global gas-insulated switchgear cartel.