Several firms in Mexican banking loan

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City have helped Credit Suisse lend US$110 million to Mexican bank Crédito Real.

Brazil’s Chalfin Goldberg hires two and opens corporate practice
Baker McKenzie behind Japanese water sale in Chile

Willkie Farr bolsters LatAm team with Skadden hire

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has hired a corporate and finance lawyer from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as partner, strengthening its Latin America group in Washington, DC.

UK court recognises Brazilian insolvency of dissolved Schahin company
Several firms in Ecuador’s first diversified payment rights programme

At a turning point

Brazil’s data protection law comes into force this year. Inspired by the GDPR, its 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.

Managing tension

In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.


Finding their voice

With the help of dedicated clearing houses and determined pro bono coordinators, Latin American law firms are delivering free legal advice to the people who most need it – and, more than ever, they want to talk about their achievements.

Tell us about your pro bono work!
Latin Lawyer Special Report: M&A and capital markets deal activity

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Survival techniques
Defying expectations


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