Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, and Brussels; Carey in Santiago and Aguilar Castillo Love’s offices in Tegucigalpa and San José have helped Disney obtain antitrust approval for its US$71.3 billion global merger with 21st Century Fox in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Arias (Honduras) have helped Canadian seafood company Cooke acquire counterpart Seajoy Seafood, one of the largest premium prawn farms in Latin America.
Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP advised on the most debt capital markets transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during November and December, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
Panamanian law firm Lovill and Central American LatamLex Abogados have cancelled a partnership that they entered into in 2014.
García & Bodán has promoted three lawyers to partner, strengthening the firm’s tax team in Nicaragua and its IP and energy practices in Honduras.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.