Venezuela has failed to unseat Argentine arbitrator Horacio Grigera Naón from an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal over allegations the claimant’s counsel provided him with legal advice while the case was pending.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Palo Alto and São Paulo has helped Brazilian fintech Conductor raise US$150 million in a funding round led by US private equity group Viking Global Investors.
Law firm participation on behalf of corporates in the discussions that led to the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement is evidence of the unique perspective lawyers bring to the table in interactions between companies and governments.
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.
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?
Risk tends to be a negative pressure on deal-making, but the covid-19 pandemic has forced buyers and sellers to assimilate to new conditions to keep M&A activity flowing, according to panellists speaking at Latin Lawyer Live Interactive M&A.
- Clifford Chance LLP
- Greenberg Traurig LLP
- Haynes and Boone LLP
- Hogan Lovells LLP
- Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
- Jones Day
- Maples Group
- Norton Rose Fulbright
- Proskauer Rose LLP
- Shearman & Sterling LLP
- Uría Menéndez
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250