Mexico

Senior disputes partner leaves Mexico’s Von Wobeser to found boutique

Marco Tulio Venegas, founding partner of Von Wobeser y Sierra SC’s litigation and arbitration department, has left the firm after 25 years of service to establish a litigation boutique.

Mexican steelmaker gets refinancing

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC have helped steel company Altos Hornos de México obtain a US$575 million loan. 

Catching El Peje: what lawyers expect from AMLO's presidency

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is popularly known as El Peje because of his Tabasqueño accent. The nickname comes from pejelagarto (literally, fishlizard), an alligator-like fish from his native Tabasco. Much like his freshwater namesake, it’s hard to pin down what he is, so Latin Lawyer asked some of Mexico’s top lawyers for help.

Exposing the gap

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

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

Mexico to tackle corruption with "all the strength” of the state

The chief legal adviser to the Mexican president has said the country will prosecute historical cases and enforce anti-corruption laws after years of inaction. 

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group