DLA Piper LLP in New York and Buenos Aires has helped the province of Salta in northern Argentina reach an agreement with bondholders to restructure US$350 million of foreign debt.
Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Chile’s Carey have helped Santiago-headquartered power company Enel Américas obtain a US$500 million loan from a syndicate of banks.
Before becoming a lawyer – according to Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Andrew Levine – it can help to first get some real-life experience.
Over nearly three decades, Antonia Stolper – head of Shearman & Sterling LLP’s Latin America affinity group – has made a name for herself as a force of nature in the region’s capital markets space, as well as driving conversations about pro bono and gender diversity. We speak to the winner of Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award, as she steps back from Shearman’s partnership to become of counsel.
As clearing house membership reaches an all-time high, the institutions across the region acting as the go-between for law firms and pro bono projects are reinventing themselves, adapting to the times to provide first-class responses to those most in need. They are plugging gaps, as well as making pro bono networks more inclusive.
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?
With the prospect of a covid-19 vaccine on the horizon and renewed investment opportunities on the cards for 2021 and beyond, there may be a turn in the tide for Latin America’s oil and gas industry, predicted panellists at Latin Lawyer Interactive: Oil and Gas.
- 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