Pérez Alati hires ex-Chevron counsel

Former Chevron managing counsel Francisco Romano has spoken to Latin Lawyer about his move to Argentine firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen, where he takes over the energy department following the departure of former name partner José Martínez de Hoz (h).

Austrian pharma loan draws counsel from multiple LatAm jurisdictions

Baker McKenzie LLP’s offices in New York, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Lima and Zurich; and Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP in New York, have helped Farallon Capital Management lend US$40 million to Austrian pharmaceutical company Pint Pharma.

Artificial lawyers

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Argentina making competition policy a top priority

About a month before Argentina’s Senate is set to discuss a new competition bill, the president of the National Commission for the Defence of Competition has said he has never seen so much political support for competition policy in the country.






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