The game changer for Argentina: collective action clauses

Lawyers involved in Argentina’s US$65 billion international debt restructuring reflect on the challenges and achievements of the deal, highlighting the activation of collective action clauses (CACs) as a key ingredient for the successful outcome of the restructuring.

Mexico issues first sovereign bonds linked to UN development goals
Brazil’s Omega makes green bonds and equity offerings

Brazilian logistics company issues shares after restructuring

Brazilian logistics company JSL has hired Milbank in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo to raise 694 million reais (US$131 million) in an equity offering, following the company’s recent reorganisation.

Another Brazilian real estate developer launches IPO
Five firms seal landmark transmission line financing in Colombia

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work.


Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December

Latin Lawyer recorded 166 Brazilian M&A deals that were signed and announced between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, the combined deal value of signed and announced deals was over US$100 billion.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile
Debt capital markets report Chile: July-December

Battle of the titans

The UK’s top law firms have long sought to gain ground from New York’s white-shoe elite when it comes to some of the most lucrative work in Latin America: cross-border M&A deals governed under New York law. But establishing a foothold in the upper echelons of the US market – a starting point to winning such transactions – is not easy. What are the UK’s magic circle doing to square up to their US rivals?

Banking barricades: central banks brace for the impact of covid-19
To each their own

Latin American airline Chapter 11s, forum shopping or sound strategy?

Specialists from the US, Brazil, Chile and Mexico met to discuss the allure of the Chapter 11 process for Latin American’s three largest airlines, Avianca, LATAM and Aeroméxico, as well as the potential pitfalls of forum shopping.

Prepare for coronavirus-linked corruption probes, say lawyers
Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity: what you need to know about deal-making


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