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Argentine arbitrator Grigera Naón survives Venezuela challenge

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.

Chilean miner Antofagasta makes first bond issuance
Partner returns to Latham from US development bank

Brazilian fintech raises US$150 million in investment round

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.

Bancomext gets US$600 million loan for covid-19 response
Cuatrecasas and Dentons in Peruvian mining deal

The room where it happens

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.

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

Surveys

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

Risk appetite for deal-making in Latin America in constant flux, says panel

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.

It’s not all bad news for M&A in 2021, say bankers
Arbitration Summit: pandemic and populism to increase investor-state disputes

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Nov 19

LACCA Interactive: Virtual Series

Thu, 19th Nov 2020

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Dec 03

Latin Lawyer Interactive: Oil and Gas

Thu, 3rd Dec 2020