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Marriot’s W brand to debut in Argentina

Marriot’s W brand to debut in Argentina

17 July 2019

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen has helped real estate group GNV enter an agreement with Marriott International to bring the luxury W Hotels range to Argentina.

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

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

16 July 2019

The wave of anti-corruption probes following Operation Car Wash left many implicated companies on the verge of bankruptcy, but most have found selling assets before filing for judicial restructuring better preserves the value of those assets than bankruptcy proceedings do, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer – GRR Live 4th Annual Restructuring conference.

YPF and Pampa snap up thermal plant in another IEASA sell-off

11 July 2019

Martínez de Hoz & Rueda has helped Argentine energy companies YPF and Pampa win a public auction to buy a thermal power plant, in a deal worth US$533 million.

Energy trio creates Vaca Muerta midstream company

Energy trio creates Vaca Muerta midstream company

10 July 2019

Five law firms have helped oil companies Riverstone, Vista Oil and Southern Cross establish and invest in a midstream company focused solely on the Vaca Muerta shale deposit in Argentina.

Refinery gets IFC financing in Argentina

09 July 2019

Linklaters in New York has helped oil and gas company Pan American Energy obtain a US$500 million loan to upgrade a diesel refinery in Buenos Aires province

Baker McKenzie names first ever female global disputes chair

Baker McKenzie names first ever female global disputes chair

08 July 2019

Baker McKenzie LLP has made Bogotá-based Claudia Benavides global chair of the firm’s dispute resolution group, amid further promotions at its office in Peru.  

Central Puerto buys Santa Fe thermal power plant

08 July 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Buenos Aires and Díaz Bobillo, Vittone & Associates have helped Central Puerto, one of Argentina's largest private sector power companies, acquire a thermal power plant from an Argentine state-owned energy company.

Estudio O'Farrell and Tanoira Cassage behind YPF Luz’s first debt tap

04 July 2019

Argentina's Estudio O'Farrell Abogados has helped a renewables subsidiary of state-owned energy company YPF make its first two debt issuances, worth a combined US$100 million.

Marval launches pro bono website

Marval launches pro bono website

03 July 2019

Argentina’s largest firm Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal has launched a pro bono website, which will showcase the firm’s pro bono work in detail and offer free legal tutorials. 

YPF launches venture capital fund for energy innovation

YPF launches venture capital fund for energy innovation

02 July 2019

Tanoira Cassagne Abogados has helped Argentine state-owned energy company YPF structure and launch a venture capital fund that focuses on disruptive technologies involving energy and transport.