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Paraguayan beef producer makes second debt tap of the year

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in London, Estudio Jurídico Ovelar & Asociados in Asunción and Bolivian firm PPO Abogados have helped Paraguayan meat producer Frigorífico Concepción issue bonds worth US$40 million.

Bolivian politician’s arbitration award survives US appeal
PPO Abogados doubles partnership in Bolivia

Firms snub recruitment as lateral partner hires fall by a third

Partner hires at law firms operating in Latin America fell by almost a third in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, as firms rein in expansion amid the covid-19 pandemic.

Ferrere sees exodus in Bolivia as partners form new firm
Closed M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count

Generation Y is often thought of as a tough nut for employers to crack, so it’s positive news for law firm managing partners that a good number of today’s associates have long-term ambitions at the firms they are in. But with so many lawyers having their heart set on becoming partner and only a certain number of spots available, how can firms maintain satisfaction levels among lawyers, whether they’re on the partnership track or not?

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Leading Lights

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

A balancing act
Making it count

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count
What are law firms paying associates?

Brazil returns to the foreground for M&A ahead of 2020, say bankers

After a troubling 2018, this year saw Brazilian M&A activity begin to return to form – with healthy projections for 2020 – but broader prospects across the region are distinctly varied, according to panellists speaking at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual M&A conference in São Paulo.  

Green bonds raise securities’ prices but require faith, say panellists
Companies should set clear policies to combat regulatory grey areas, advise lawyers

Events

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Nov 19

LACCA Interactive: Virtual Series

Thu, 19th Nov 2020

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Dec 03

Latin Lawyer Interactive: Oil and Gas

Thu, 3rd Dec 2020