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Pérez Alati and Shearman in most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

Pérez Alati and Shearman in most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

14 March 2019

Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP advised on the most debt capital markets transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during November and December, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

Arias absorbs IP boutique in Costa Rica

Arias absorbs IP boutique in Costa Rica

05 March 2019

Arias (Costa Rica) has strengthened its IP practice in San José by incorporating boutique Castro & Pal, appointing two of the firm’s partners as practice heads.

Telefónica leaves Central America with US$2.3 billion sale

Telefónica leaves Central America with US$2.3 billion sale

04 March 2019

Latham & Watkins LLP and regional firm Arias have helped Spanish telecoms company Telefónica sell assets across Central America to counterparts Millicom and América Móvil for some US$2.3 billion.

Lovill and LatamLex end partnership

01 March 2019

Panamanian law firm Lovill and Central American LatamLex Abogados have cancelled a partnership that they entered into in 2014.

Batalla hires legal director from Costa Rica’s Presidency

Batalla hires legal director from Costa Rica’s Presidency

17 January 2019

Batalla has bolstered its public law practice, hiring the legal director of the Presidency of the Republic of Costa Rica, while betting on more public-private partnerships (PPP).

Changes to Latin Lawyer news submissions

17 December 2018

From the start of January 2019, we are changing the way we collect deal submissions. The new process is designed to speed up our reporting on transactions, allow for a broader coverage of deals via monthly round ups and provide readers with a better analysis of who is doing what in the market. In turn, this will deepen and improve our research for the Latin Lawyer 250 and LACCA’s annual list of Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies.

Owens-Illinois snaps up Central American glassmaker

29 November 2018

Linklaters in New York and four offices of Aguilar Castillo Love have helped US glassmaker Owens-Illinois acquire a minority stake in counterpart Empresas Comegua.

BLP makes three new partners in Costa Rica

BLP makes three new partners in Costa Rica

22 November 2018

BLP (Costa Rica) has strengthened its general corporate practice by promoting three lawyers specialising in free trade zones, real estate and compliance.

Chile’s PPU and Morales & Besa top Spanish America debt capital markets tables

Chile’s PPU and Morales & Besa top Spanish America debt capital markets tables

07 November 2018

Chilean law firms Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) and Morales & Besa helped Latin American companies raise the largest sums in debt capital markets transactions that took place outside Brazil between July and September, while Clifford Chance LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP were the international firms that closed the highest number of debt issuances.

Last chance to get early-rate tickets for LL Tax Summit

Last chance to get early-rate tickets for LL Tax Summit

26 October 2018

The chance to purchase discount tickets for the Latin Lawyer Live 3rd Annual Tax conference ends today.