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Changes to Latin Lawyer news submissions

17 December 2018

From the start of January 2019, we are changing the way we collect deal submissions. The new process is designed to speed up our reporting on transactions, allow for a broader coverage of deals via monthly round ups and provide readers with a better analysis of who is doing what in the market. In turn, this will deepen and improve our research for the Latin Lawyer 250 and LACCA’s annual list of Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies.

Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment: How to investigate and manage a harassment claim

Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment: How to investigate and manage a harassment claim

10 December 2018

A full transcript from a panel at Latin Lawyer’s recent labour and employment conference in Miami discussing how to investigate and manage internal harassment cases is now available to view.

US healthcare company closes LatAm leg of global acquisition

US healthcare company closes LatAm leg of global acquisition

06 December 2018

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s New York office, Mexican firm Basham, Ringe y Correa, Azevedo Sette Advogados in Brazil and BLP’s Honduran office have helped healthcare giant Owens & Minor complete the Latin American leg of its acquisition of Halyard Health’s surgical and infection prevention business for US$710 million in cash.

DLA Piper secures return of Honduran children separated at US border

DLA Piper secures return of Honduran children separated at US border

19 November 2018

DLA Piper has worked pro bono alongside Lawyers for Civil Rights in Boston to achieve the reunification of two Honduran families that were separated five months ago at the US border.

OPIC finances Honduran geothermal plant

OPIC finances Honduran geothermal plant

12 November 2018

Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office and the Honduran office of Aguilar Castillo Love have helped Israeli renewable energy company Ormat obtain US$125 million in financing.

Honduran family pursues billion-dollar arbitration claim

Honduran family pursues billion-dollar arbitration claim

01 November 2018

Honduras is facing a billion-dollar International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim for allegedly expropriating the assets of a local family of politicians whom US authorities have accused of laundering money derived from narcotics trafficking.

P&G-Merck deal gets antitrust approval in Honduras

23 October 2018

Aguilar Castillo Love (Honduras) has helped US consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) and German pharmaceutical company Merck get antitrust clearance in Honduras for P&G’s US$4.2 billion global acquisition of Merck’s consumer health division.

BLP behind Norwegian-sponsored solar plant in Honduras

BLP behind Norwegian-sponsored solar plant in Honduras

17 October 2018

BLP (Honduras) has helped Norwegian energy company Scatec Solar and Norway’s state-owned investment fund Norfund connect the first phase of their Los Prados solar project to the grid and commence operations in Honduras.

Consortium launches business centre in Honduras

Consortium launches business centre in Honduras

02 October 2018

Consortium (Honduras) has converted a section of its office space in Tegucigalpa into a business centre that will host conferences and seminars on local investment opportunities and legal trends.

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

04 September 2018

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.