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Panamanian toll road operator makes US$400 million debt tap

Arnold & Porter in New York and Washington, DC and Panamanian firm Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán have helped state-owned toll road operator Empresa Nacional de Autopista (ENA) issue notes for US$400 million.

Panama Canal arbitrators under fire over "cross-appointments"
US agribusiness investor snaps up Peruvian asset

Panama escapes bulk of mining fine

An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has found Panama liable for the expropriation of a mining concession while awarding the US claimant significantly less than the US$684 million it had sought in damages.

Several firms steer Panama’s largest sovereign debt tap
Panama’s Banconal gets loan to fund covid-19 relief efforts

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

Latin Lawyer Elite 2020: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

Panama
A balancing act

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?

Treat stock options on a case-by-case basis, say speakers at Latin Lawyer Live

Stock options can be helpful incentives to keep workers committed, benefiting workers and companies alike, but whether or not these forms of compensation are part of an employee’s salary can be up for interpretation, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Labour & Employment, which took place in October in Miami.

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists
Quotas are essential to curb the gender gap, say labour panellists

Events

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Nov 19

LACCA Interactive: Virtual Series

Thu, 19th Nov 2020

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Dec 03

Latin Lawyer Interactive: Oil and Gas

Thu, 3rd Dec 2020