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Odebrecht project triggers new arbitration against Colombian agency
Odebrecht project triggers new arbitration against Colombian agency

Odebrecht project triggers new arbitration against Colombian agency

22 January 2020

An Odebrecht-led consortium has launched an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency over a highway concession – months after a domestic arbitration panel concluded the project had been procured through corruption.

Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera end strategic alliance
Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera end strategic alliance

Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera end strategic alliance

20 January 2020

Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas and Colombian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Posse Herrera Ruiz have terminated their three-year strategic alliance, with Cuatrecasas continuing to operate in the country independently as it prepares to build its own local law presence.

Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice
Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice

Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice

20 January 2020

Holland & Knight LLP has elevated four lawyers in its Latin America practice to partner, across its Miami, Bogotá and Mexico City offices.

PPU appoints partners in Peru and Colombia
PPU appoints partners in Peru and Colombia

PPU appoints partners in Peru and Colombia

14 January 2020

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría has boosted its partnership by adding two partners in Peru and one in Colombia.

Uber banned by Colombian competition authority
Uber banned by Colombian competition authority

Uber banned by Colombian competition authority

09 January 2020

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
Baker McKenzie's Bogotá office closes first fintech loan

Baker McKenzie's Bogotá office closes first fintech loan

08 January 2020

Baker McKenzie (Colombia) has helped local fintech company Finaktiva get its first ever international loan.

Itaú refinances two hydroelectric projects in Colombia
Itaú refinances two hydroelectric projects in Colombia

Itaú refinances two hydroelectric projects in Colombia

03 January 2020

Baker McKenzie (Colombia) has helped Banco Itaú refinance a dual currency loan to PCH Los Molinos, the owner of two hydroelectric plants in the Antioquia region.

Ecopetrol subsidiary buys Colombian gas fields from Chevron
Ecopetrol subsidiary buys Colombian gas fields from Chevron

Ecopetrol subsidiary buys Colombian gas fields from Chevron

13 December 2019

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
CMS in Colombian labour boutique tie-up

CMS in Colombian labour boutique tie-up

09 December 2019

Colombia’s CMS Rodríguez-Azuero has absorbed labour boutique Escobar García Abogados, in a move that gives the firm another partner.

DLA Piper adds project finance firepower in Colombia
DLA Piper adds project finance firepower in Colombia

DLA Piper adds project finance firepower in Colombia

06 December 2019

Colombia’s DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has fortified its project finance department by hiring a senior associate from Posse Herrera Ruiz as partner, the third senior rank appointment at the firm in recent months.