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