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Ecuador

Leading Lights

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Ecuador first to issue sovereign social bonds
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Carmigniani Pérez makes two new partners in Ecuador

Ecuadorian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Carmigniani Pérez Abogados has promoted two lawyers to the partnership – including appointing its first ever female partner – in doing so strengthening its banking, corporate and disputes practices. 

European Investment Bank hires Bustamante for Ecuador loan
PetroEcuador doubles down in restitution battle

Change on the horizon

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Surveys

Leading Lights

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

A balancing act
Making it count

Change on the horizon

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

A balancing act
Making it count

Here to stay

The rise of nationalism first cast doubt on the future of investment treaties and investor-state dispute settlements in Latin America more than a decade ago. But despite international trade agreements now appearing to fall out of favour in the US, such pacts and the investment arbitration they endorse look set to stand the test of time in Latin America.

FBI's Miami squad eyes "facilitators" of international corruption
State oil companies will invite more private investment, say panellists

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Mar 24

Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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Apr 30

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 4th Annual Arbitration Summit - committed to gender diversity

Thu, 30th Apr 2020