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Plan ahead: what labour lawyers are telling companies amid covid-19
Plan ahead: what labour lawyers are telling companies amid covid-19

Plan ahead: what labour lawyers are telling companies amid covid-19

27 March 2020

Covid-19 landed in Latin America on 26 February, bringing with it an onslaught of labour and employment issues for the region’s companies and workers. Latin America’s top labour lawyers are now advising their clients on how to handle their workforces in the wake of the crisis, as the evolving outbreak presents unique employment issues for businesses.

The dramatic changes to deal-making under covid-19
The dramatic changes to deal-making under covid-19

The dramatic changes to deal-making under covid-19

26 March 2020

The covid-19 crisis is unprecedented, spreading across the globe with unforeseeable consequences for people’s lives and the global economy. As markets across the world adapt to operate under strain, Luís Bulcão Pinheiro talks to M&A partners to find out how deal-making is faring in the era of covid-19.

Univision sells majority stake to US investors
Univision sells majority stake to US investors

Univision sells majority stake to US investors

26 March 2020

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York has helped US Spanish-language media company Univision divest a majority stake in the company to US investor ForgeLight and private equity company SearchLight.

CFE issues bonds in Taiwan and Luxembourg for US$900 million
CFE issues bonds in Taiwan and Luxembourg for US$900 million

CFE issues bonds in Taiwan and Luxembourg for US$900 million

25 March 2020

Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexico’s state-owned electricity provider Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) make a US$900 million debt offering.

New Mexican labour boutique hires of counsel
New Mexican labour boutique hires of counsel

New Mexican labour boutique hires of counsel

23 March 2020

After opening its doors earlier this year, Mexican labour and employment boutique Ferran Martínez Abogados has strengthened its team by hiring a practitioner licensed in both Mexico and Venezuela as of counsel.

Mexican car equipment maker gets US$470 million loan
Mexican car equipment maker gets US$470 million loan

Mexican car equipment maker gets US$470 million loan

23 March 2020

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and DRB Abogados in Mexico City have helped Mexican car brakes and suspension manufacturer Rassini obtain a US$470 million loan.

Santander and Credit Agricole in multi-jurisdictional tie-up
Santander and Credit Agricole in multi-jurisdictional tie-up

Santander and Credit Agricole in multi-jurisdictional tie-up

19 March 2020

Uría Menéndez’s offices in Barcelona and Madrid, Niederer Kraft Frey in Zurich, Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Spanish bank Santander enter a joint venture with France’s Credit Agricole to combine their custody and settlement and asset management businesses across 15 jurisdictions.

Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity: what you need to know about deal-making
Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity: what you need to know about deal-making

Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity: what you need to know about deal-making

18 March 2020

A transcript from Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity, which took place in 2019, is now available to read online.

Mexican tech start-up gets venture capital investment
Mexican tech start-up gets venture capital investment

Mexican tech start-up gets venture capital investment

18 March 2020

Pani Abogados has helped Mexican venture capital business Angel Ventures invest in Mexican geolocation start-up Decifra.

Paul Hastings and Ritch Mueller behind Mexican exchange offer
Paul Hastings and Ritch Mueller behind Mexican exchange offer

Paul Hastings and Ritch Mueller behind Mexican exchange offer

18 March 2020

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC have helped Mexican copper manufacturer Industrias Unidas make a US$250 million exchange offer.