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Uber banned by Colombian competition authority

Colombia’s competition authority has banned Uber from operating its ride-hailing service in the country.

Baker McKenzie's Bogotá office closes first fintech loan
Itaú refinances two hydroelectric projects in Colombia

Ecopetrol subsidiary buys Colombian gas fields from Chevron

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s offices in New York, Houston and São Paulo and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) have helped Colombia’s Ecopetrol subsidiary Hocol buy a 43% interest in two Colombian offshore gas fields from Chevron.

CMS in Colombian labour boutique tie-up
DLA Piper adds project finance firepower in Colombia

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

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: the firms

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