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Muñiz makes three equity partners

Peru’s Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has made three new equity partners, growing its equity partnership by 50%.  

Cuatrecasas adds tax partner in Peru
Peruvian fintech boutique joins EY

China Yangtze Power spends US$3.6 billion on Sempra’s Peruvian assets

Baker McKenzie LLP’s Chicago and Miami offices and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima have helped China Yangtze Power (CYP) buy US Sempra Energy’s Peruvian business for US$3.6 billion, in the largest overseas M&A transaction by a Chinese company in 2019.

Argentine brand manager expands Peruvian operation
Chile's BCI opens in Peru

Big fish in small ponds

It’s no secret that many of Latin America’s largest companies remain controlled by small, concentrated groups reluctant to relinquish control, limiting these entities’ ability to tap into a bigger pool of resources through the capital markets. This status quo makes public M&A deals a rarity in the region. Christina McKeon Frutuoso considers the challenges faced by lawyers when such transactions do arise.

Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019

For a law firm to be more than a short-lived success, it must be able to guarantee its survival with each handover between different generations of partners. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal how they prepare ahead of time to contend with the reality of partner succession.

Surveys

Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019

For a law firm to be more than a short-lived success, it must be able to guarantee its survival with each handover between different generations of partners. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal how they prepare ahead of time to contend with the reality of partner succession.

Exposing the gap
Why fewer women than men become partners

Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019

For a law firm to be more than a short-lived success, it must be able to guarantee its survival with each handover between different generations of partners. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal how they prepare ahead of time to contend with the reality of partner succession.

To each their own
Doubling up

Here to stay

The rise of nationalism first cast doubt on the future of investment treaties and investor-state dispute settlements in Latin America more than a decade ago. But despite international trade agreements now appearing to fall out of favour in the US, such pacts and the investment arbitration they endorse look set to stand the test of time in Latin America.

Asset sales protect investigated companies’ creditors more than judicial restructuring, says panel
Car Wash investigation’s legacy is driving cooperation in the Americas