21 February 2018
Pérez Bustamante & Ponce Abogados in Quito has acted as local counsel to Ecuadorean investment holding Proteínas y Granos Andinos and Guatemalan agribusiness Corporación Multi-Inversiones (CMI) in their joint-venture acquisition of Ecuador’s largest food manufacturing company Pronaca.
13 February 2018
A tribunal at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has finished hearing a Spanish tuna fishing company’s treaty claim against Ecuador concerning the imposition of taxes in a free trade zone.
13 February 2018
Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped UK oil and gas company Amerisur Resources enter a cooperation agreement with Ecuadorian state-owned oil company Petroamazonas to construct a pumping station worth US$4 million.
09 February 2018
Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Miami have acted as lead counsel to Argentine Corporación América Airports on its US$485 million IPO, made on the New York Stock Exchange.
07 February 2018
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Chicago, Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima, Ferrere (Bolivia) in Santa Cruz and Ferrere (Ecuador) in Quito and Guayaquil have helped Peruvian retailer InRetail acquire pharmacy chain Quicorp for US$583 million.
16 January 2018
Ferrere (Ecuador) and Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá have helped Venezuelan oil and gas company CPVEN win a 10-year joint contract with Petroamazonas to explore two hydrocarbon blocks in the Ecuadorean Amazon.
12 January 2018
Pérez Bustamante & Ponce has returned to help Spanish constructor Eurofinsa obtain a loan of US$40 million to complete the construction of a bridge, which it is building in Guayaquil in partnership with Ecuadorian counterpart Verdú.
05 December 2017
US energy company ConocoPhilips has settled a nine-year dispute at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) with Ecuador over the expropriation of two oil blocks, with the state agreeing to pay US$337 million to satisfy an award issued earlier this year.
14 November 2017
Details of a bribery scheme allegedly implicating Ecuador’s vice president and a former energy minister have come to light thanks to an International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) award that is now the subject of enforcement proceedings in Florida.
06 November 2017
Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.