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Continental Gold gets streaming financing for mine project

17 April 2019

Torys LLP in Toronto and Calgary and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped investment group Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda provide project financing totalling US$100 million to Canadian mining company Continental Gold for its Colombian mining project.

Holland & Knight hires Diageo GC to boost Bogotá banking team

Holland & Knight hires Diageo GC to boost Bogotá banking team

16 April 2019

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has welcomed its third female senior counsel this month, hiring the former legal manager of beverages company Diageo.

Blackstone buys into regional container terminal operator

Blackstone buys into regional container terminal operator

16 April 2019

US private equity firm Blackstone has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Los Angeles and Washington, DC; Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City; CMS Carey & Allende in Santiago; Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to buy a stake in US investment fund FRS Capital and gain indirect control of a leading Latin American container terminal operator.

Araújo Ibarra irons out anti-dumping case in Colombia

16 April 2019

Araújo Ibarra & Asociados has helped a group of Colombian manufacturers in their successful campaign to impose anti-dumping duties on corrugated steel and iron bars.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

11 April 2019

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.

Norton Rose’s Colombian lawyers move to other international outfits

05 April 2019

Holland & Knight (Colombia) and Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas’ Bogotá office have picked up partners and associates from Norton Rose Fulbright’s now-defunct Colombian branch.

Unilever competition head returns to Posse Herrera Ruiz

Unilever competition head returns to Posse Herrera Ruiz

04 April 2019

Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz has hired Unilever’s global competition counsel to lead the firm’s antitrust practice, four years after he left the firm to work for the multinational.

Reps and warranties insurance in Latin America is here to stay

Reps and warranties insurance in Latin America is here to stay

29 March 2019

Nicholas Rodríguez, a partner at Jones Day, who focuses on cross-border M&A, joint ventures and corporate matters in Latin America, says representations and warranties insurance is primed for use across the region.

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

29 March 2019

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas has been published.