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Muñiz makes three equity partners
Muñiz makes three equity partners

Muñiz makes three equity partners

16 October 2019

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
Cuatrecasas adds tax partner in Peru

Cuatrecasas adds tax partner in Peru

15 October 2019

Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas has hired a director from PwC to lead its tax practice in Lima, as it continues to strengthen its newly opened office in Peru.

Peruvian fintech boutique joins EY
Peruvian fintech boutique joins EY

Peruvian fintech boutique joins EY

15 October 2019

EY Law (Peru) has absorbed Vodanovic Legal and appointed its founder to partner, as the country’s fintech market heats up. 

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

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

11 October 2019

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
Argentine brand manager expands Peruvian operation

Argentine brand manager expands Peruvian operation

08 October 2019

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped Argentine online brand manager Navent acquire two Peruvian classified listing websites.

Chile's BCI opens in Peru
Chile's BCI opens in Peru

Chile's BCI opens in Peru

04 October 2019

Carey in Santiago and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima have helped Chilean bank BCI open a Peruvian branch.

Peru publishes draft compliance and whistleblower guidelines
Peru publishes draft compliance and whistleblower guidelines

Peru publishes draft compliance and whistleblower guidelines

30 September 2019

Peru’s competition authority has released new compliance and rewards draft guidelines, marking the first time a Latin American enforcer has adopted whistleblower guidelines.

Carlyle finances Coney Park acquisition
Carlyle finances Coney Park acquisition

Carlyle finances Coney Park acquisition

27 September 2019

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima; Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá; and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped US private equity firm Carlyle obtain a loan to finance its acquisition of kids entertainment business Coney Park from Peruvian editorial group El Comercio.

Rebaza Alcázar hires and promotes
Rebaza Alcázar hires and promotes

Rebaza Alcázar hires and promotes

26 September 2019

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has strengthened its disputes group by hiring a former practice head from Benites, Vargas & Ugaz Abogados, while at the same time boosting its corporate practice with a promotion.

Gold miner wins arbitration claim against Peruvian state bank
Gold miner wins arbitration claim against Peruvian state bank

Gold miner wins arbitration claim against Peruvian state bank

23 September 2019

A Canadian-listed mining company has won US$34 million in a Lima-seated arbitration against a Peruvian state-owned development bank over the financing of a gold project.