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Panama’s Aliado gets loan after buying counterpart

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City have helped a syndicate of US and Latin American banks arrange a US$130 million loan for Panamanian bank Aliado.

Ex-Dentons partner leaves to co-found firm in Panama
Familiar firms return for Cirsa notes issuance

Big fish in small ponds

It’s no secret that many of Latin America’s largest companies remain controlled by small, concentrated groups reluctant to relinquish control, limiting these entities’ ability to tap into a bigger pool of resources through the capital markets. This status quo makes public M&A deals a rarity in the region. Christina McKeon Frutuoso considers the challenges faced by lawyers when such transactions do arise.

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June
Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

Big fish in small ponds

It’s no secret that many of Latin America’s largest companies remain controlled by small, concentrated groups reluctant to relinquish control, limiting these entities’ ability to tap into a bigger pool of resources through the capital markets. This status quo makes public M&A deals a rarity in the region. Christina McKeon Frutuoso considers the challenges faced by lawyers when such transactions do arise.

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Surveys

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Exposing the gap
Why fewer women than men become partners

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Money matters
WOMEN IN LAW: The highs and the lows

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists

Panellists at Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit – held yesterday in Miami – called for the increased use of dispute boards in Latin American construction projects to stop them being put on hold.

Quotas are essential to curb the gender gap, say labour panellists
Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

Events

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Nov 19

Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets

Tue, 19th Nov 2019

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Dec 02

Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax

Mon, 2nd Dec 2019