News

New criminal liability law gives Peru's prosecutors the tools to tackle corruption

New criminal liability law gives Peru's prosecutors the tools to tackle corruption

18 January 2018

Peruvian prosecutors have raided the offices of three construction companies as part of a major bribery investigation – just 12 days after the country introduced corporate criminal liability for corruption and money-laundering.

LatAm states to recognise same-sex marriage after court ruling

LatAm states to recognise same-sex marriage after court ruling

18 January 2018

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has passed down a landmark advisory opinion to member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS), obliging them to formally recognise same-sex marriages and allow transgender people to officially change their name and sex.

Rubio Leguía in cement credit line

18 January 2018

Rubio Leguía Normand has helped Banco de Crédito del Perú grant loans totalling 126 million soles (US$38 million) to two cement companies.

Hernandez & Cía leads double electricity loan

17 January 2018

Hernández & Cía Abogados has helped Credicorp Capital grant loans totalling 151 million soles (US$61 million) to Peruvian energy company Electro Dunas and its subsidiary.

Peru fines LPG cartel in fuel probe

16 January 2018

Peru’s competition enforcer has fined a cartel of 16 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) companies in an ongoing probe of the country’s fuel sector.

Peruvian rail company taps debt markets

16 January 2018

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped Peruvian train company Inca Rail issue bonds worth US$43 million.

Chilean and Peruvian firms in S African fruit loan

15 January 2018

Munger, Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles; De Pardieu Brocas Maffei in Paris; NautaDutilh in Amsterdam; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria (Peru); and Bambach & Campos in Santiago have helped South African subtropical fruits supplier Westfalia Fruit acquire a US$140 million revolving-door credit facility.

Universidad Tecnológica del Perú obtains credit line

11 January 2018

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has advised Scotiabank and BBVA Banco Continental as lenders to Universidad Tecnológica del Perú in a structured financing deal worth 175 million Peruvian soles (US$54 million).

Former Spanish PM leaves DLA Piper as senior advisor

Former Spanish PM leaves DLA Piper as senior advisor

09 January 2018

Former Spanish Prime Minister José Maria Aznar has left his role as senior advisor at DLA Piper LLP.

China snaps up transmission line assets in Chile

China snaps up transmission line assets in Chile

09 January 2018

Linklaters in Hong Kong and New York, Guerrero Olivos in Santiago and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped China Southern Power Grid acquire Canadian private equity investor Brookfield’s 27.8% interest in Chilean transmission company Transelec for US$1.3 billion.