Paraguay

Two firms behind agribusiness loan in Paraguay

Landay Leblang Stern in Boston and Peroni, Sosa, Tellechea, Burt & Narvaja in Asunción have helped US finance company Latitude20 Capital Partners lend US$8 million to Paraguayan agribusiness Compañía Dekalpar.

Petrobras divests in Paraguay

Vouga Abogados in Asunción has helped local energy company Copetrol acquire Petrobras’ distribution assets in Paraguay for US$383 million.

Bearing down on bearer shares

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

Making an impact

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

Colombia's 4G attracts big names despite flaws, say panellists

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.

Insight

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Events

Events

Corporate compliance in Latin America: main challenges and opportunities

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity