Dominican firm Pellerano & Herrera has promoted an associate to partner in its corporate practice, as the firm’s partnership anticipates an increase in deals across several sectors.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and Medina Garrigó in Santo Domingo have helped Latin America’s largest brewery, AmBev, increase its majority stake in Dominican beer brewery Tenedora CND for US$927 million.
Latin Lawyer profiles the winners and runners-up of Latin Lawyer’s Deal of the Year Awards, shining a spotlight on the lawyers who made Latin America’s largest and most sophisticated transactions and cases happen in 2016.
Clearing houses across the region are putting high-impact projects at the top of their agenda because they can bring about systemic change. Rosie Cresswell asks how law firms can maximise the results of their pro bono projects
Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.