Panama

Familiar firms return for Cirsa notes issuance

Spanish gambling company Cirsa has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London; Garrigues in Mexico City, Barcelona and Madrid and Morgan & Morgan in Panama City to raise €490 million (US$543 million) in a global debt tap.

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.

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.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

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

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.

Insight

Reference

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Construction

Mexico

Javier Troncoso Valle

Bufete Troncoso

Chile

Alex Wagemann and Elina Mereminskaya

Wagemann Lawyers & Engineers

Guides

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Private Equity

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Labour & Employment