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Garrigues, Pérez Bustamente and Lazo & De Romaña in cybersecurity buy

Garrigues in Chile, Colombia and Peru and Ecuador’s Pérez Bustamante & Ponce have helped Chilean telecoms company Grupo Gtd’s Peruvian subsidiary acquire a majority stake in cybersecurity company SecureSoft.

Giving up the ghost
LATAM Airlines completes debtor-in-possession loan

Airport investor brings tax claim against Ecuador

A Canadian construction company is pursuing an investment treaty claim against Ecuador over taxes relating to the construction of Quito’s international airport – nine years after an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) case over the same project was discontinued.

Aguilar Castillo Love expands in Ecuador with Bustamante hire
Germany’s Delivery Hero expands in Latin America

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

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.

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Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

Leading Lights
A balancing act

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

Change on the horizon
A balancing act

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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Nov 19

LACCA Interactive: Virtual Series

Thu, 19th Nov 2020

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Dec 03

Latin Lawyer Interactive: Oil and Gas

Thu, 3rd Dec 2020