A transcript from Latin Lawyer-GIR Live Anti-corruption & Investigations, which took place in Mexico City in June, is now available to view.
Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has helped Uruguay’s largest dairy producer Conaprole sign an agreement with German farming technology company GEA to expand a production plant.
Women Way in Arbitration (WWA Latam), an association that promotes the role of women in Latin American arbitration, is preparing to launch in Colombia after a successful opening in Argentina earlier this year.
Swiss commodities trader Glencore has filed a second International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia, this time over the construction and maintenance of a port facility – while a US investor has applied to annul an ICSID award dismissing its claim against Uruguay on jurisdictional grounds.
Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause has helped a motorway project in south-western Uruguay obtain a credit facility.
Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito, Carcelén, Desmadryl, Guzmán & Tapia in Santiago and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Toronto have helped Ecuadorian conglomerate Grupo Nobis acquire a minority stake in Canadian listed mining company Adventus.
Uruguayan firm Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause has helped Spanish renewables company Saeta Yield refinance two wind farms.
A Panamanian entity backed by New York private equity firm Tenor Capital Management has made good on a threatened International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Uruguay over the collapse of the country’s former national airline.
Simpson Grierson in New Zealand and Guyer & Regules has helped Danish company DLF Seeds in its acquisition of New Zealander counterpart PGG Wrightson for 421 million New Zealand dollars (US$275 million).
For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.