Chile

LatAm states to recognise same-sex marriage after court ruling

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has passed down a landmark advisory opinion to member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS), obliging them to formally recognise same-sex marriages and allow transgender people to officially change their name and sex.

Sweet success for Mesoamerica in Heladerías Savory acquisition

Carey has helped private equity firm Mesoamerica acquire a majority stake in Chilean ice-cream shop operator Heladerías Savory.

Fighting back

Global law firm networks still have an image problem with some clients in Latin America, who struggle to see how they serve their needs. Lulu Rumsey reports on how networks are changing to counter this perception issue and align themselves with what clients want

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.

Insight

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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

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP