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Argentine firms lead Spanish-speaking debt markets round up

Argentine firms lead Spanish-speaking debt markets round up

10 May 2019

Argentine firms have recorded the highest number of debt capital markets deals in January and February, making them the busiest players in Spanish-speaking Latin America for four consecutive months.

Ferrere structures largest forestry fund in Uruguay

Ferrere structures largest forestry fund in Uruguay

18 April 2019

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped local forestry company Agroempresa Forestal structure an equity fund worth US$330 million, which is thought to be the largest of its kind in Uruguay.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

11 April 2019

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.

YPF legal head confirmed for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

YPF legal head confirmed for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

08 April 2019

German Vito Fernández, the vice president of YPF’s legal department, will speak at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas next month.

Petrobras and Uruguay see end to ICC dispute

03 April 2019

An International Court of Arbitration (ICC) tribunal seated in Buenos Aires has granted declaratory relief in favour of Brazil’s state-run energy company Petrobras against Uruguay in a dispute over the rising cost of gas imports – while dismissing its US$50 million damages claim.

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

29 March 2019

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas has been published.

Uruguay wins again in ICSID arbitration

27 March 2019

An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has declined jurisdiction over a US$65 million claim against Uruguay, finding that the US claimant had failed to prove it owned or controlled a local company that had its wireless spectrum licence revoked.

Lexin hires tax lawyer from Guyer & Regules as partner

Lexin hires tax lawyer from Guyer & Regules as partner

26 March 2019

Uruguay’s Lexin has hired a senior associate from Guyer & Regules as partner to strengthen its tax practice and further its goal of becoming a one-stop shop.

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino behind Uruguay livestock fund

25 March 2019

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Uruguay has helped livestock trading platform Plaza Rural structure a guarantee trust.