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Modifications to Maquila and NAFTA regulations
Modifications to Maquila and NAFTA regulations

Modifications to Maquila and NAFTA regulations

16 November 2000

The Seventh Resolution modifying the Mexican Trade Regulations (Séptima Resolución de Modificaciones a la Resolución Miscelanea de Comercio Exterior) for 2000 was published in the Official Gazette (DOF) of the Federation on November 16 2000.

Two bidders for Ecuador's oil pipeline contract authorised on November 16
Two bidders for Ecuador's oil pipeline contract authorised on November 16

Two bidders for Ecuador's oil pipeline contract authorised on November 16

16 November 2000

Baker & McKenzie, Bustamante & Bustamante, Romero Arteta Ponce and Sullivan & Cromwell represent the OCP consortium and Williams in their bid to build a heavy crude oil pipeline (oleoducto de crudos pesados - OCP).

Frankfurt-led consortium wins Peru airport bid
Frankfurt-led consortium wins Peru airport bid

Frankfurt-led consortium wins Peru airport bid

15 November 2000

With an offer of US$1.2billion, the Flughafen Frankfurt/Main, Bechtel Enterprises and Cosapi SA consortium was awarded the bid for the privatisation of Lima's Jorge Chávez airport on November 15.

Enabling Law gives special powers to the President of the Republic of Venezuela to enact laws
Enabling Law gives special powers to the President of the Republic of Venezuela to enact laws

Enabling Law gives special powers to the President of the Republic of Venezuela to enact laws

13 November 2000

The law, published in the Official Gazette on November 13, 2000, authorises the President to issue decrees having the force of law for one year from the date of publication.

New Personal Data Protection Law for Argentina
New Personal Data Protection Law for Argentina

New Personal Data Protection Law for Argentina

11 November 2000

The new law became applicable as of November 11, 2000 and basically follows the principles set out in the European Union Directive on personal data protection of October 1995.

Moreno Baldivieso advises BP in Bolivian privatisation
Moreno Baldivieso advises BP in Bolivian privatisation

Moreno Baldivieso advises BP in Bolivian privatisation

09 November 2000

A decree was issued on November 9 2000, awarding BP Europe Ltd the bid for the airport fuel terminals owned by the state oil company YPFB.

Canada's Molson agrees to buy Bavaria beer brand from Ambev
Canada's Molson agrees to buy Bavaria beer brand from Ambev

Canada's Molson agrees to buy Bavaria beer brand from Ambev

07 November 2000

Barbosa Müssnich, Magalhães Ferraz and Demarest e Almeida advised on the signing of the conditional agreement which was announced on November 7 2000 and marks Molson's entry into the South American beer market.

Davis Polk and Severgnini advise in Repsol YPF reorganisation in Argentina
Davis Polk and Severgnini advise in Repsol YPF reorganisation in Argentina

Davis Polk and Severgnini advise in Repsol YPF reorganisation in Argentina

07 November 2000

On November 7 2000, YPF SA, Astra CAPSA and Repsol Argentina SA, all Argentine companies controlled by Repsol YPF SA, the Spanish oil and gas company, publicly announced their plan to enter into a merger with YPF SA as the subsisting corporation.

Vial & Cia and Phillipi Yrarrázaval in LPG industrial venture.
Vial & Cia and Phillipi Yrarrázaval in LPG industrial venture.

Vial & Cia and Phillipi Yrarrázaval in LPG industrial venture.

02 November 2000

On November 2 2000, the deal in which Spain's Repsol YPF will acquire 45 per cent of Chile's Lipigas Group for US$171 million, was completed.

Regulatory approval closes communications transaction on November 1, 2000
Regulatory approval closes communications transaction on November 1, 2000

Regulatory approval closes communications transaction on November 1, 2000

01 November 2000

The approval, by Anatel, completes SES/Astra's purchase of a 20 per cent stake in Brazil's Embratel satellite division, creating a new company called Star One.