The IADB and the OECD have just established a new partnership to help
The recent accounting scandals have thrown the spotlight on practices within the legal profession and in particular on how conflicts of interest are resolved. Professional liability insurance is virtually unknown in Latin America, and clear standard corporate governance rules are hard to come by. But, as Rachel Youngman discovers, change is underway.
Chadbourne & Parke LLP has launched a new project finance workout and restructuring practice. The practice, which was announced on July 15, has already taken on several clients in Latin America
At two recent events in Madrid and London, the enormous difficulties involved in tackling the economic problems of Argentina and other Latin American countries were discussed.
Former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Mary Jo White has joined Debevoise & Plimpton, effective June 1.
Paul Yde and M J Moltenbrey have become partners of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and will launch a US antitrust practice in Washington DC. Joining them will be Alan Ryan, a competition partner who is relocating from the firm’s Brussels office.
Thomas Vega-Byrnes has left Winston & Strawn and has set up his own solo practice, Thomas Vega-Byrnes LLC. He will continue to work in international power projects and will build upon established relationships with commercial, government and multilateral lenders, equipment suppliers and contractors.