Peru

Peru wins case over guano bonds

The US Supreme Court has rejected a company’s attempt to revive a US$11 billion claim against Peru over bonds issued to an exporter of sea bird excrement, or “guano”, 140 years ago notwithstanding a 1901 arbitral award that held their value had been recovered.

Canada’s Trevali Mining gets refinancing

McCarthy Tetrault LLP in Toronto and Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima have helped Canadian mining company Trevali Mining obtain a US$275 million loan to fund its worldwide operations, including its Santander zinc mine in Peru.

Playing to win

There are some clear front runners in the M&A space, as our country league tables illustrate. With big global firms still featuring in the large majority of high-value transactions in Latin America, how does a local firm’s international strategy affect its referrals and deal flow?

Playing to win

There are some clear front runners in the M&A space, as our country league tables illustrate. With big global firms still featuring in the large majority of high-value transactions in Latin America, how does a local firm’s international strategy affect its referrals and deal flow?

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

Big Four accountancies join multinational companies at Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax

KPMG and PwC alongside multinational companies like US scaffolding maker AT-PAC, UK food services supplier Compass, marine solutions provider Crowley Maritime and aircraft operator LATAM will send senior representatives to speak at the Latin Lawyer Live 3rd Annual Tax summit, which will be held at The Betsy on Thursday 8 November in Miami Beach.

Insight

Reference

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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

LO Baptista

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