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Mexican retailer files pre-pack Chapter 11 in New York

Mexican loan to own retailer Grupo Famsa has filed a pre-packaged Chapter 11 plan to restructure a single series of notes that were due in June, after covid-19 prevented it from refinancing them with further borrowing. By Jordan Fermanis

Mexican Supreme Court backs antitrust agency in energy dispute
Aeroméxico becomes latest LatAm airline to file Chapter 11 in New York

US packaging company buys LatAm manufacturing portfolio

Jenner & Block LLP in New York and Madrona Advogados in São Paulo have helped US packaging company Silgan Holdings acquire a dispenser manufacturer with assets in Brazil and Mexico for US$900 million.

M&A league table 2019: Mexico
M&A deals in Mexico: March-December 2019

Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work.

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Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders

Covid-19 has put the world on hold; most experts say the prospect of lifting lockdown measures relies heavily on finding an effective vaccine to stop the virus spreading. Several governments look set to introduce controversial compulsory licensing laws for any breakthrough vaccine to become publicly available, but lawyers in Latin America have voiced concerns about how this will impact IP rights in the region.

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Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

Banking barricades: central banks brace for the impact of covid-19
Chameleonic law firms: adapting to a crisis

Prepare for coronavirus-linked corruption probes, say lawyers

The onslaught of emergency laws implemented in Latin America to tackle the covid-19 pandemic has reduced transparency and public procurement controls, with lawyers recommending governments and companies prepare to justify their actions in the many investigations that will follow.   

Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity: what you need to know about deal-making
Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit confirms top in-house speakers