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 (El Salvador) has substantially boosted its team by hiring former Arias (El Salvador) partner Zygmunt Brett, along with two other lawyers.
TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Faro Energy issue the first ever sustainable bonds in Brazil.
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).
Argentina’s Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno has strengthened its anti-corruption and investigations practice by promoting an associate.
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).
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 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, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has strengthened its tax offering by hiring a partner from Veirano Advogados.
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.