Ferrere (Uruguay) has launched a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme called Transforma, which supports organisations promoting education and social development in Latin America.
Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
Latin Lawyer recorded 13 equity transaction in Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America between March and April with a combined value of more than US$3.6 billion.
Global law firm Dentons has announced combinations with Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena in Argentina and Uruguayan Latin Lawyer 250 firm Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause as it continues its expansion across Latin America.
Rosselló Abogados in Lima has helped Peruvian pharmaceutical company Medifarma obtain financing from several local and international banks.
The governments of Mercosur’s member states have been vocal advocates of modernising the restrictive economic alliance. Esteban Rópolo of Baker McKenzie (Argentina) and Marcelle Silbiger of Trench Rossi Watanabe in Brazil explain what stands in the way.
Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.
Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.
Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo has helped Uruguay’s biggest dairy company, Conaprole, get a credit facility from International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) for its San José industrial project.
Two White & Case LLP offices and Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo have helped Finnish forestry company UPM sign a definitive agreement to build a US$3 billion pulp mill in Uruguay.