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Guatemala makes landmark social bonds issuance to fight covid-19

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Cuestas.PPQ Abogados in Guatemala City have helped the Republic of Guatemala issue sovereign bonds worth US$1.2 billion, including social bonds for US$500 million to fund the government’s response to the covid-19 pandemic.

Lima liable in Odebrecht toll road arbitration case
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile

Debt capital markets report Chile: July-December

Latin Lawyer recorded 20 debt capital markets deals in Chile from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$8.1 billion.

Peru hit with second arbitration claim over mining project
Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders

Banking barricades: central banks brace for the impact of covid-19

When it comes to the effect of covid-19 on the economy, one word comes to mind: devastating. While governments are taking action to protect people against the public health crisis, Latin America’s central banks are putting measures in place to brace for the economic impact of the pandemic.

At a turning point

Inspired by the GDPR, Brazil’s data protection law was due to come into force this year. While enforcement of the legislation has been delayed until 2021, its eventual impact will be watched closely by lawmakers around Latin America. We convened a roundtable in Miami with in-house counsel, data privacy officers and private practitioners to share their experiences of data-rich dealmaking and complying with data protection laws in a region where enforcement levels vary greatly.

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Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile

In the latest of a series of debt capital markets league tables, we present our findings for Chile. Morales & Besa had the highest combined deal value of any Chilean law firm in 2019 and it also worked on the most debt transactions along with Prieto, according to Latin Lawyer’s data.

Debt capital markets report Chile: July-December
Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders

Banking barricades: central banks brace for the impact of covid-19

When it comes to the effect of covid-19 on the economy, one word comes to mind: devastating. While governments are taking action to protect people against the public health crisis, Latin America’s central banks are putting measures in place to brace for the economic impact of the pandemic.

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