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FTI nabs LatAm advisor from Control Risks in Bogotá

US advisory firm FTI Consulting has bolstered its forensic and litigation team in Colombia by hiring a senior partner from counterpart Control Risks.

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Colombia’s Avianca looks to shed aircraft through Chapter 11

Bancolombia trust gets refinancing

Mendoza Abogados has helped a syndicate of Colombian banks provide a US$79 million refinancing to a fiduciary trust managed by Bancolombia.

Colombia’s Ecopetrol makes landmark US$2 billion debt issuance
Colombian watchdog to probe Zoom’s data privacy

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?

Surveys

Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

Leading Lights
The migration train

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
Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019

Green bonds raise securities’ prices but require faith, say panellists

Green and social responsibility bonds can drive up pricing and even company share value, but can also incur higher transaction costs – meaning companies considering issuing them must share the same values to be confident the bonds will pay off,  heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets conference – which took place on 19 November in São Paulo.

Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity: Latin America’s tech boom
Companies should set clear policies to combat regulatory grey areas, advise lawyers