Chile

Latin Lawyer unveils Deal of the Year winners

The winners of Latin Lawyer’s 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards were revealed at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

Chile's antitrust enforcer recommends first gun-jumping fine

Chile’s antitrust enforcer has said its specialist court should fine meat packing companies JBS and Minerva US$3.8 million for gun-jumping.

Artificial lawyers

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Messy finances and unsophisticated counsel pose challenges for family M&As

Advising family-owned companies looking to sell is one of the most complex aspects of private equity lawyering in Latin America, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Private Equity Conference, held in New York in September.

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group