International

Milbank promotes in LatAm practice

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP’s New York office predicts increased transactional work in Latin America as it promotes a project finance lawyer to the partnership.

PDVSA company wins appeal over transfer of US assets

A Delaware appeal court has ruled that a US subsidiary of Venezuela’s national oil and gas company PDVSA did not commit a “fraudulent transfer” when it moved US$2.8 billion of assets out of the United States in an alleged bid to evade from the country’s creditors at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

Fighting back

Global law firm networks still have an image problem with some clients in Latin America, who struggle to see how they serve their needs. Lulu Rumsey reports on how networks are changing to counter this perception issue and align themselves with what clients want

The LLM survey

Vincent Manancourt looks at the latest findings from our research into which foreign institutions Latin America’s business lawyers are choosing for further study

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

LatAm gas power project finance is diversifying, hear delegates

Finance for gas power projects is starting to come from less traditional sources, but the associated legislation is far from perfect in Brazil and Mexico, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit, held in Washington, DC last month.

Insight

Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

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

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP