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SMPS grows partnership with corporate promotion

SMPS grows partnership with corporate promotion

16 January 2019

SMPS Legal has strengthened its corporate department in Mexico City by promoting an associate, taking its partner count to seven.

Tortilla arbitration award submitted for enforcement in DC

15 January 2019

Spanish subsidiaries of Mexican food group Gruma have started proceedings in Washington, DC, to enforce a US$430 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award against Venezuela relating to the Chávez-era expropriation of their business producing corn and wheat flour and tortillas.

Cuatrecasas guides luxury hotel refinancing in Mexico

15 January 2019

Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has helped BBVA, Sabadell, SabCapital and CaixaBank refinance debts worth US$185 million for three luxury hotels located on Mexico’s popular Riviera Maya.

Goodrich Riquelme promotes across three core practices

Goodrich Riquelme promotes across three core practices

11 January 2019

Goodrich, Riquelme Asociados in Mexico has strengthened its corporate, energy and IP offering with three promotions.

Mexico will face limestone quarry NAFTA claim

04 January 2019

Two subsidiaries of a US construction materials company have made good on a threat to bring a NAFTA claim against Mexico over alleged discriminatory measures that harmed its investment in a limestone quarry.

Mexico’s Nader Hayaux promotes two in core finance practices

Mexico’s Nader Hayaux promotes two in core finance practices

03 January 2019

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has promoted two lawyers to the partnership, reinforcing its prominent position in the capital markets and banking and finance space.

Paradigm shifts

Paradigm shifts

18 December 2018

To celebrate Latin Lawyer's 20th anniversary, we asked leading members of the profession to chart the standout themes in the evolution of Latin America’s legal market over the past two decades.

Changes to Latin Lawyer news submissions

17 December 2018

From the start of January 2019, we are changing the way we collect deal submissions. The new process is designed to speed up our reporting on transactions, allow for a broader coverage of deals via monthly round ups and provide readers with a better analysis of who is doing what in the market. In turn, this will deepen and improve our research for the Latin Lawyer 250 and LACCA’s annual list of Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies.

Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

14 December 2018

Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP advised on the most debt transactions in October in Spanish-speaking Latin America, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

Garrigues’ LatAm offices top regional equity capital markets table

Garrigues’ LatAm offices top regional equity capital markets table

12 December 2018

Garrigues’ Latin American offices worked on the most equity capital markets deals in October followed by international firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest capital markets research.