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.
Hotel chain Decameron Colombia has hired DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán in Bogotá as lead counsel to acquire a hotel and beach resort in Panama from a Goldman Sachs subsidiary.
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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
Government officials moving to the private sector face public criticism and suspicion from clients, but two former top Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA) officials say having experience on both sides of the table is worth it.
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