Mexico

LatAm states to recognise same-sex marriage after court ruling

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has passed down a landmark advisory opinion to member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS), obliging them to formally recognise same-sex marriages and allow transgender people to officially change their name and sex.

Mexico’s IEnova’s issues first international debt

Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago and San Diego and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican energy infrastructure developer IEnova in its first international debt offering worth US$840 million.

Fighting back

Global law firm networks still have an image problem with some clients in Latin America, who struggle to see how they serve their needs. Lulu Rumsey reports on how networks are changing to counter this perception issue and align themselves with what clients want

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

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

Trust in governments key to tax amnesty’s success, hear delegates

Tax amnesty programmes only work if taxpayers trust governments to protect and avoid misusing their financial information, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Tax Summit, held in Miami last month.

Insight

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP