Colombian outfit Brigard Urrutia and Peruvian law firms Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados and Miranda & Amado Abogados worked on the most debt capital market deals outside of Brazil in June, while international firms Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Winston & Strawn LPP along with Alessandri and Carey in Santiago were behind the largest transaction.
Brazilian construction company Odebrecht has threatened to bring a US$1.3 billion claim against Colombia over measures taken in the wake of revelations that the company paid hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes to officials in 12 countries.
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