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Odebrecht project triggers new arbitration against Colombian agency
Odebrecht project triggers new arbitration against Colombian agency

Odebrecht project triggers new arbitration against Colombian agency

22 January 2020

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.

Chilean salmon farming company gets loan
Chilean salmon farming company gets loan

Chilean salmon farming company gets loan

22 January 2020

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago has helped a syndicate of banks lend US$250 million to Chilean salmon farming company Salmones Multiexport.

Clyde & Co forms association with Grasty Quintana in Chile
Clyde & Co forms association with Grasty Quintana in Chile

Clyde & Co forms association with Grasty Quintana in Chile

21 January 2020

UK law firm Clyde & Co LLP has entered an association with Chilean Latin Lawyer 250 firm Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cia.

Machado Meyer makes eight new partners
Machado Meyer makes eight new partners

Machado Meyer makes eight new partners

21 January 2020

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 promotes in LatAm practice
Milbank promotes in LatAm practice

Milbank promotes in LatAm practice

21 January 2020

Milbank has strengthened its Latin America practice and global corporate group by promoting a special counsel to partner in New York.

Several LatAm firms in cross-border travel agency buy
Several LatAm firms in cross-border travel agency buy

Several LatAm firms in cross-border travel agency buy

21 January 2020

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.

Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera end strategic alliance
Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera end strategic alliance

Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera end strategic alliance

20 January 2020

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 promotes four in LatAm practice
Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice

Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice

20 January 2020

Holland & Knight LLP has elevated four lawyers in its Latin America practice to partner, across its Miami, Bogotá and Mexico City offices.

BTG buys Exame in bankruptcy auction
BTG buys Exame in bankruptcy auction

BTG buys Exame in bankruptcy auction

20 January 2020

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.

Mexico’s IEnova issues bonds
Mexico’s IEnova issues bonds

Mexico’s IEnova issues bonds

20 January 2020

Mexican energy company IEnova has hired González Calvillo, SC to issue bonds worth US$332 million.