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Bragard sets up flexi-time platform for working mothers

Bragard sets up flexi-time platform for working mothers

11 September 2018

Uruguay’s Bragard Abogados has set up an employment exchange to help women and mothers find flexible-hours jobs. 

Uruguay looks to bolster antitrust laws

07 September 2018

Uruguay’s government has submitted a new competition law bill to the country’s legislature, which proposes a new merger control system and the introduction of per se antitrust infringements.

Unilever, Tata, Club Med and Uber to speak at Latin Lawyer Live Labour & Employment

Unilever, Tata, Club Med and Uber to speak at Latin Lawyer Live Labour & Employment

06 September 2018

There’s still time to take advantage of a discounted rate on tickets to Latin Lawyer Live 5th Annual Labour & Employment, which takes place on Tuesday 25 September at W Hotel South Beach in Miami.

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

04 September 2018

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.

Uruguay will face multibillion-dollar mining claim

10 August 2018

Uruguay's president Tabaré Vázquez has revealed that the UK owners of a mining company have made good on a threat to bring a US$3.5 billion investment treaty claim against the state over a concession to mine for iron ore and facilitate its transportation to other parts of the world.

LatAm issuers outside Brazil raise US$4.3 billion in June

LatAm issuers outside Brazil raise US$4.3 billion in June

09 August 2018

Colombian outfit Brigard Urrutia and Peruvian law firms Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados and Miranda & Amado Abogados worked on the most debt capital market deals outside of Brazil in June, while international firms Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Winston & Strawn LPP along with Alessandri and Carey in Santiago were behind the largest transaction.

Jiménez de Aréchaga Viana promotes dispute lawyers

Jiménez de Aréchaga Viana promotes dispute lawyers

27 July 2018

Uruguay’s Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause has promoted two lawyers in its dispute resolution practice, increasing its overall partner count by one-third.

Argentina and Uruguay overhaul their international arbitration laws

Argentina and Uruguay overhaul their international arbitration laws

09 July 2018

Argentina and Uruguay have both passed new international arbitration laws based on the UNCITRAL Model Law.

Two solar projects get cross-border refinancing in Uruguay

Two solar projects get cross-border refinancing in Uruguay

06 July 2018

White & Case LLP in Madrid, Miami and New York, and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped UK private equity-owned Atlas Renewable Energy refinance two solar power projects in Uruguay in a US$114 million deal.

Mexico’s Femsa makes biggest Uruguayan acquisition of 2018

Mexico’s Femsa makes biggest Uruguayan acquisition of 2018

04 July 2018

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped Mexican bottling company Coca-Cola Femsa acquire a Uruguayan subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company for US$250 million.