Peru

Peruvian cement makers win tax case against government

Amprimo & Flury Abogados has helped a group of Peruvian cement manufacturers win a constitutional lawsuit against the Ministry of Economy and Finance for levying an environmental tax on coal users.

Austrian pharma loan draws counsel from multiple LatAm jurisdictions

Baker McKenzie LLP’s offices in New York, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Lima and Zurich; and Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP in New York, have helped Farallon Capital Management lend US$40 million to Austrian pharmaceutical company Pint Pharma.

Artificial lawyers

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

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

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Trust in governments key to tax amnesty’s success, hear delegates

Tax amnesty programmes only work if taxpayers trust governments to protect and avoid misusing their financial information, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Tax Summit, held in Miami last month.

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

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Brazil

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

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

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Foreword

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Albright Stonebridge Group