Peru’s Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has made three new equity partners, growing its equity partnership by 50%.
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.
EY Law (Peru) has absorbed Vodanovic Legal and appointed its founder to partner, as the country’s fintech market heats up.
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.
Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped Argentine online brand manager Navent acquire two Peruvian classified listing websites.
Carey in Santiago and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima have helped Chilean bank BCI open a Peruvian branch.
Peru’s competition authority has released new compliance and rewards draft guidelines, marking the first time a Latin American enforcer has adopted whistleblower guidelines.
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 & 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.
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.