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Several firms in Chilean power financing
Several firms in Chilean power financing

Several firms in Chilean power financing

17 February 2020

Morales & Besa in Santiago and Mayer Brown LLP in New York have helped Chilean power company CRC Transmisión get a US$385 million financing to build power transmission lines in northern and central Chile.

BLP hires former long-term Arias partner in El Salvador
BLP hires former long-term Arias partner in El Salvador

BLP hires former long-term Arias partner in El Salvador

14 February 2020

BLP (El Salvador) has substantially boosted its team by hiring former Arias (El Salvador) partner Zygmunt Brett, along with two other lawyers.

TozziniFreire in first sustainable bonds issuance in Brazil
TozziniFreire in first sustainable bonds issuance in Brazil

TozziniFreire in first sustainable bonds issuance in Brazil

14 February 2020

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Faro Energy issue the first ever sustainable bonds in Brazil.

Mexican fintech gets equity investment and loan
Mexican fintech gets equity investment and loan

Mexican fintech gets equity investment and loan

14 February 2020

Mexican fintech company Resuelve tu Deuda (RTD) has hired González Calvillo, SC to obtain an equity investment from a private equity investor and take out a loan, with both transactions worth a combined 453 million pesos (US$24 million).

Mitrani Caballero adds anti-corruption firepower with promotion
Mitrani Caballero adds anti-corruption firepower with promotion

Mitrani Caballero adds anti-corruption firepower with promotion

14 February 2020

Argentina’s Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno has strengthened its anti-corruption and investigations practice by promoting an associate.

Peru pollution claims revived by arbitration court
Peru pollution claims revived by arbitration court

Peru pollution claims revived by arbitration court

14 February 2020

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has begun hearing parallel treaty and contract claims against Peru relating to environmental pollution in the Andes, four years after the dismissal of an earlier case administered by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

Clifford Chance and Galicia in Korean backed debt financing in Mexico
Clifford Chance and Galicia in Korean backed debt financing in Mexico

Clifford Chance and Galicia in Korean backed debt financing in Mexico

14 February 2020

Four Clifford Chance LLP offices and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped a group of international and Mexican investors buy notes issued by a US subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corp (Kepco) worth US$400 million to refinance debt connected to a Mexican power plant.

Machado Meyer and WZ Advogados complete Rio port deal
Machado Meyer and WZ Advogados complete Rio port deal

Machado Meyer and WZ Advogados complete Rio port deal

14 February 2020

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Philippine port manager International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) buy a container facility concessionaire in Rio de Janeiro’s port for 740 million reais (US$170 million).

Schmidt Valois hires Veirano partner
Schmidt Valois hires Veirano partner

Schmidt Valois hires Veirano partner

13 February 2020

Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has strengthened its tax offering by hiring a partner from Veirano Advogados.

Brazil’s Superior Labour Court acquits Uber from employment obligations
Brazil’s Superior Labour Court acquits Uber from employment obligations

Brazil’s Superior Labour Court acquits Uber from employment obligations

13 February 2020

In the first case of a driver requesting employment benefits from a ride-hailing company to reach Brazil’s Superior Labour Court, Uber obtained a victory which might work as a precedent for current and future cases.