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Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

Political instability and an overarching shift to the left in parts of Latin America are bringing uncertainty for employers in the region, but there are signs of economic strength in some areas, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Wednesday in Miami.

Argentine brand manager expands Peruvian operation
Argentine manufacturer restructures debt with 12 banks

Argentina and Colombia face potential treaty claims

A US entity has threatened Argentina with a US$200 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim over electricity tariffs, while Colombia has been put on notice of a treaty dispute over the use of the “.CO” domain name.

Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company
Tavarone Rovelli hires two in-house counsel as partners

Big fish in small ponds

It’s no secret that many of Latin America’s largest companies remain controlled by small, concentrated groups reluctant to relinquish control, limiting these entities’ ability to tap into a bigger pool of resources through the capital markets. This status quo makes public M&A deals a rarity in the region. Christina McKeon Frutuoso considers the challenges faced by lawyers when such transactions do arise.

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Surveys

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019
Exposing the gap

Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019

For a law firm to be more than a short-lived success, it must be able to guarantee its survival with each handover between different generations of partners. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal how they prepare ahead of time to contend with the reality of partner succession.

To each their own
Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

Political instability and an overarching shift to the left in parts of Latin America are bringing uncertainty for employers in the region, but there are signs of economic strength in some areas, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Wednesday in Miami.

Here to stay
Asset sales protect investigated companies’ creditors more than judicial restructuring, says panel