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Siqueira Castro, Souto Correa and Dias Carneiro promote in Brazil
Siqueira Castro, Souto Correa and Dias Carneiro promote in Brazil

Siqueira Castro, Souto Correa and Dias Carneiro promote in Brazil

17 January 2020

Siqueira Castro Advogados, Souto, Correa, Cesa, Lummertz & Amaral Advogados and Dias Carneiro Advogados have started the new year by strengthening their partnerships.

Squire Patton appoints Dominican partner as LatAm practice head
Squire Patton appoints Dominican partner as LatAm practice head

Squire Patton appoints Dominican partner as LatAm practice head

17 January 2020

US firm Squire Patton Boggs has restructured its Latin America practice group and appointed the managing partner of its Dominican Republic office as head.

Chile fines labs for bid-rigging IV fluid
Chile fines labs for bid-rigging IV fluid

Chile fines labs for bid-rigging IV fluid

17 January 2020

Chile’s competition tribunal has fined Baxter and Sanderson Laboratories for rigging bids on public tenders for vials of saline – despite a lack of effects from the collusion.

Mijares in Mexican leg of Asia-US power company investment
Mijares in Mexican leg of Asia-US power company investment

Mijares in Mexican leg of Asia-US power company investment

17 January 2020

King & Wood Mallesons in Beijing and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP’s Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York and Washington, DC, offices helped Chinese electronics manufacturer Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor (TZS) invest US$298 million in Singaporean Maxeon Solar Technologies as part of its spin-off from US company SunPower.

Rodrigo Elías hires ex-Miranda & Amado partner
Rodrigo Elías hires ex-Miranda & Amado partner

Rodrigo Elías hires ex-Miranda & Amado partner

16 January 2020

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has added firepower to its capital markets group by recruiting a partner that left Miranda & Amado Abogados last year.

Ferrere appoints two partners in Paraguay and Uruguay
Ferrere appoints two partners in Paraguay and Uruguay

Ferrere appoints two partners in Paraguay and Uruguay

16 January 2020

South American law firm Ferrere has boosted its seniority by adding partners in Paraguay and Uruguay.

Brazil's Lupatech Chapter 15 closed for second time
Brazil's Lupatech Chapter 15 closed for second time

Brazil's Lupatech Chapter 15 closed for second time

16 January 2020

A New York court has closed the Chapter 15 case of Brazilian oil and gas company Lupatech for the second time, after the case was reopened in 2018. By Jordan Fermanis 

Four firms steer Chilean telecoms financing
Four firms steer Chilean telecoms financing

Four firms steer Chilean telecoms financing

16 January 2020

Four White and Case LLP offices and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped Chilean telecoms company WOM obtain a US$660 financing through a syndicated loan and a bond offering.

Dentons López Velarde poaches Baker McKenzie partner
Dentons López Velarde poaches Baker McKenzie partner

Dentons López Velarde poaches Baker McKenzie partner

15 January 2020

Dentons López Velarde, SC has hired Sergio Legorreta from Baker McKenzie (Mexico) to lead its venture technology practice.

Pérez Alati promotes five
Pérez Alati promotes five

Pérez Alati promotes five

15 January 2020

Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has appointed one lawyer to partner and another four to counsel.