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Canada’s Regulus enters Argentine mining project

Canada’s Regulus enters Argentine mining project

18 July 2018

Linklaters in New York, Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires have helped South African gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater enter an Argentine-focused joint venture with Canadian mining project operator Regulus.

Chilean airline to start operations in Argentina

16 July 2018

Chilean low budget airline JetSmart has hired Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen in Buenos Aires and Del Río Izquierdo Abogados in Santiago to obtain authorisation for flights between Argentina and Chile.

Argentina and Uruguay overhaul their international arbitration laws

Argentina and Uruguay overhaul their international arbitration laws

09 July 2018

Argentina and Uruguay have both passed new international arbitration laws based on the UNCITRAL Model Law.

Argentina puts competition conditions on telecoms deal

05 July 2018

Argentina’s competition authority has allowed a merger creating the country’s largest telecommunications company, but required the new company to transfer more than 140,000 broadband customers to a rival and limited its ability to bundle services.

Market welcomes Argentine capital markets reform

Market welcomes Argentine capital markets reform

04 July 2018

Argentina has modernised its capital markets legal framework with a new law that reduces the interventionist powers of the financial regulator, says Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen partner Diego Serrano.

Steel maker gets US$1 billion loan in Mexico

Steel maker gets US$1 billion loan in Mexico

02 July 2018

Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno in Buenos Aires and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City have helped steel manufacturer Ternium obtain a US$1 billion loan to fund its operations in Mexico.

Argentina accepts second “fix-it first” competition remedy

02 July 2018

Argentina’s competition enforcer has accepted its second fix-it first remedy, approving the acquisition by the largest branded food products company in the country subject to the divestment of a brand – though one commissioner said this was unnecessary.

Debt taps outside Brazil and Mexico total US$8.2 billion in April and May

Debt taps outside Brazil and Mexico total US$8.2 billion in April and May

27 June 2018

Twenty-nine Latin American and 10 international firms helped Latin American companies outside of Brazil and Mexico issue debt worth US$8.2 billion in April and May, according to information gathered by Latin Lawyer.

Baker ups pro bono pledge in Latin America

Baker ups pro bono pledge in Latin America

27 June 2018

Baker McKenzie LLP has announced that all seven of its Latin American offices are now signatories of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas (PBDA).

Zang Bergel opens distressed M&A group under lateral hire

Zang Bergel opens distressed M&A group under lateral hire

25 June 2018

Argentina’s Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has hired a former Bulló Abogados partner to head a new restructuring, insolvency and distressed M&A department, as Argentina readies itself to receive more foreign investment following its recent reclassification as an emerging market.