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IFC and NADB grant green loans to Mexican solar projects

González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City has helped Mexican energy company IEnova obtain two green loans worth US$200 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC) and North American Development Bank (NADB) to construct four solar plants.

Revised “new NAFTA” signed in Mexico
Mexico’s Müggenburg Gorches loses co-founding partner

Private equity landscape is dynamic, but investors still face risks

The Latin American private equity landscape is seeing a boom in infrastructure and technology investments, but private equity funds still face challenges, namely due to political turmoil and corruption risk, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual M&A conference in São Paulo.

LatAm shareholder activism faces economic and cultural obstacles, say panellists
Pemex and Petrobras moving aside for private spend in natural gas, say panellists

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count

Generation Y is often thought of as a tough nut for employers to crack, so it’s positive news for law firm managing partners that a good number of today’s associates have long-term ambitions at the firms they are in. But with so many lawyers having their heart set on becoming partner and only a certain number of spots available, how can firms maintain satisfaction levels among lawyers, whether they’re on the partnership track or not?

Surveys

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count
What are law firms paying associates?

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count
What are law firms paying associates?

Time for unions to modernise, says UNI Global Union president

Digital platforms like WhatsApp have transformed the way workers – and societies – communicate. Now it’s time unions embrace new technology and hit the reset button on a system that is failing to engage with younger workers, according to Ruben Cortiña, president of UNI Global Union.

Private equity landscape is dynamic, but investors still face risks
LatAm shareholder activism faces economic and cultural obstacles, say panellists