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Several firms steer Panama’s largest sovereign debt tap

Arnold & Porter in New York and Washington, DC has helped the Republic of Panama make its largest-ever sovereign debt tap worth US$2.6 billion.

Panama’s Banconal gets loan to fund covid-19 relief efforts
Panama Canal Authority reclaims damages from consortium

Bladex raises US$550 million in financing deals

Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Panama's Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega have advised on a debt tap and a loan deal to help Panama-based Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) raise a total of US$550 million

AES makes landmark debt tap in Panama
Panama hit with ICSID claim over construction project

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?

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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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Mar 24

POSTPONED - Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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Oct 07

Latin Lawyer - GIR Interactive Anti-Corruption & Investigations

Wed, 7th Oct 2020