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Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

Plan ahead: what labour lawyers are telling companies amid covid-19
The dramatic changes to deal-making under covid-19

YPF Luz gets cross-border financing for thermal plant

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Estudio O’Farrell Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine power company YPF Luz obtain a US$30 million cross-border loan for a power project. 

Argentina’s Genneia issues green bonds
Nike sells more distribution rights in Latin America

A new chapter in the same saga

Argentina is facing a period of public and private sector debt restructuring – again. Bomchil partners Tomás Araya and Fermín Caride set out the challenges the country faces and the options ahead for debtors and creditors.

Managing tension

In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.

Surveys

Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

Leading by example
Leading Lights

Plan ahead: what labour lawyers are telling companies amid covid-19

Covid-19 landed in Latin America on 26 February, bringing with it an onslaught of labour and employment issues for the region’s companies and workers. Latin America’s top labour lawyers are now advising their clients on how to handle their workforces in the wake of the crisis, as the evolving outbreak presents unique employment issues for businesses.

A balancing act
Making it count

Time for unions to modernise, says UNI Global Union president

Digital platforms like WhatsApp have transformed the way workers – and societies – communicate. Now it’s time unions embrace new technology and hit the reset button on a system that is failing to engage with younger workers, according to Ruben Cortiña, president of UNI Global Union.

Brazil returns to the foreground for M&A ahead of 2020, say bankers
Green bonds raise securities’ prices but require faith, say panellists