The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has passed down a landmark advisory opinion to member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS), obliging them to formally recognise same-sex marriages and allow transgender people to officially change their name and sex.
Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) implement a new investment structure at Paraguay’s state-owned pension fund and act as guarantor for its first loan.
Paraguay recently became one of the last countries in the Americas to pass a law eliminating bearer shares. Néstor Loizaga, managing partner of Ferrere (Paraguay), explains what the legislation means for the country
Clearing houses across the region are putting high-impact projects at the top of their agenda because they can bring about systemic change. Rosie Cresswell asks how law firms can maximise the results of their pro bono projects
Lawyers and bankers praised Colombia's massive fourth generation (4G) infrastructure programme for bringing international sponsors and banks into the country, but criticised the contracts awarded for being overly complex at Latin Lawyer's 4th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit held in Washington, DC, two weeks ago.
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