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UnitedHealth deal draws Chilean and Colombian firms

26 June 2019

US healthcare provider UnitedHealth has hired Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá and Carey in Santiago to buy full control of three Colombian healthcare entities. 

Colombia’s Pinilla González strengthens tax offering

Colombia’s Pinilla González strengthens tax offering

19 June 2019

Pinilla González & Prieto has hired DirecTV Colombia’s tax manager to lead its tax practice, replacing an outgoing partner. 

Concessionaire gets loan for TransMilenio buses in Bogotá

17 June 2019

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has helped the financial branch of Sweden’s Volvo Group provide a loan to a Colombian concessionaire for the purchase of Volvo buses.

Argentine energy minister predicts support for hydrocarbons law update

Argentine energy minister predicts support for hydrocarbons law update

14 June 2019

Argentina must change its legal framework if the country is to become a prime exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas, which took place last month at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas hires environmental practice director

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas hires environmental practice director

13 June 2019

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has hired a new director for its environmental practice in Bogotá by recruiting from Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia).

Warburg Pincus invests in global school project

13 June 2019

Peruvian firm Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped US private equity company Warburg Pincus invest in multinational group Inspired Education.

Car Wash investigation’s legacy is driving cooperation in the Americas

12 June 2019

Rising enforcement and increasing cooperation in Latin America means the US authorities are taking a back seat in investigations on the continent. 

Pacific Alliance firms launch fintech network

07 June 2019

Five Pacific Alliance law firms specialising in the fintech industry have launched a referral network to coordinate cross-border advice to clients from the sector.

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

04 June 2019

Research recently published shows which Latin American countries have been proactive and which others have lagged behind in tackling corruption tied to Odebrecht since 2016.

Exposing the gap

Exposing the gap

23 May 2019

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.