23 March 2018
Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno has boosted its corporate and finance practices with a hire and a promotion, as Argentina continues to attract foreign investment.
22 March 2018
Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal helped French international banking group BNP Paribas lend US$30 million to Volkswagen in Argentina.
21 March 2018
Martinez de Hoz & Rueda (MHR) has helped the French Development Agency (AFD) grant its first loan to Argentina, a US$70 million credit line that will help fund a water and sanitation programme in the north of the country.
19 March 2018
Private equity outfit CVC Capital Partners has hired Pérez-Llorca in Madrid and New York as lead counsel for its acquisition of a 20% stake in Gas Natural Fenosa from Spanish oil and gas company Repsol in a €3.82 billion (US$4.7 billion) global deal involving multiple Latin American jurisdictions.
19 March 2018
To correspond with the launch of the 20th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250, the Latin Lawyer news briefing will include a daily insight into developments at the leading business law firms in Latin America’s key jurisdictions. We start with Argentina.
15 March 2018
A question mark remains over how commercial arbitration proceedings should handle cases involving corruption in Brazil, despite arbitration becoming increasingly endorsed by states across Latin America, heard panellists at a seminar organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) at Herbert Smith Freehills’ headquarters in London on 8 March.
15 March 2018
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York; Demarest Advogados in São Paulo; Garrigues (Colombia); Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City and Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires have helped Zurich Insurance acquire QBE Insurance Group’s Latin American business.
14 March 2018
Burford Capital says it has made a gain of US$94 million by selling its interest in the proceeds of an award from the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) against Argentina – withdrawing from a dispute where its role as third-party funder led the state to complain of fraud.
13 March 2018
A tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has allowed Italian construction group Salini Impreglio to proceed with a claim against Argentina over a bridge and toll road project that was affected by the state’s emergency measures during its 2001 financial crisis.
12 March 2018
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the project finance, disputes and restructuring categories of its 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards.