International

Antofagasta Minerals gets US$1.3 billion project financing in Chile

Chilean conglomerate Antofagasta Minerals has hired Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and local firm Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados to obtain a US$1.3 billion project financing to fund an infrastructure project at Los Pelambres copper mine.

Update: Engie buys Petrobras gas pipeline company for US$8.6 billion

Yesterday we published an article on Engie and CDPQ's landmark bid to buy gas pipeline TAG from Petrobras. An updated version of the story with additional counsel and comment from lawyers who worked on the deal follows below.

International Lawyer of the Year: David Williams

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s David Williams built his legal career in Latin America off the back of early exposure to the region, managing to successfully navigate his firm’s Latin American practice through a constantly changing political and economic environment. He is 2018’s recipient of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award.

Latin Lawyer Special Report: M&A and capital markets deal activity

An in-depth look at M&A and IPO transactions in Latin America and the law firms behind them.

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

YPF legal head confirmed for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

German Vito Fernández, the vice president of YPF’s legal department, will speak at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas next month.

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Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

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Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

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Guides

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group